Breaking Bad star Giancarlo Esposito joins George Clooney and Julia Roberts in 'Money Monster'
Breaking Bad’s baddie Gus Fring aka Giancarlo Esposito has joined the cast of Money Monster, a drama thriller being directed by Jodie Foster from a screenplay written by Alan Di Fiore, Jim Kouf, and Jamie Linden and which is produced and will be distributed by TriStar Pictures.
Money Monster follows the story of a financial TV personality named Lee Gates who offers up stock advice on his hit show "Money Monster," who finds himself being held hostage by a viewer named Kyle Budwell who lost all of his money because he followed his tip, which turned out to be disastrously bad. Also in the cast are George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Christopher Denham, Caitriona Balfe and Jack O’Connell as the gunman. Esposito is also one of the voice actors for the 2016 live action/animation version by Disney and Jon Favreau of The Jungle Book which also stars Lupita Nyong'o, Idris Elba, Christopher Walken, Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson & Ben Kingsley. He will also be seen in The Maze Runner: Scorch Trials which will be hitting theatres on September 18.