“Breaking Bad” alum Aaron Paul, who won an Emmy for his role as Jesse Pinkman in the critically-acclaimed series three times, is returning to the small screen. The actor has agreed to star in “The Way,” the drama series from “Parenthood” creator Jason Katims.
The drama series, which has been greenlighted for a 10-episode order back in March, will be coming to streaming service Hulu. The show is about a family that’s in the middle of a “faith-based movement” and will depict the struggles they face within their relationships.
According to the loglines, each of the episodes in the series will provide an “in-depth look at what it means to choose between the life we live and the life we want,” according to The Wrap. Michelle Lee and Jessica Goldberg are also behind the development of the show. They have worked with Katims on “Parenthood,” the NBC family drama series that bowed last January.
Paul’s role will be that of Eddie Cleary, a member of the church The Way. He is from a blue-collar family and believes that The Way is his means to get out of his troubled life. His character is described as “distant and emotionless,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. Joining him in the show is Michelle Monaghan (“True Detective”), who will play with this wife and who will suspect that Eddie is having an affair. But the truth is, he’s been having clandestine meetings with a still-unnamed person from The Way.
The show has no scheduled release date yet, but it is expected to be out this coming winter.