‘Breaking Bad’ Season 5 Art: Bryan Cranston Gets the Royal Treatment

Walter White presides over the kingdom that meth built in new image for "Breaking Bad"'s final season

Last Updated: June 4, 2012 @ 11:04 AM

That transformation to Scarface is looking pretty complete.

"Breaking Bad" creator Vince Gilligan has always said the show would follow former high school chemistry teacher Walter White's journey "from Mr. Chips to Scarface."

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Based on the key art for the upcoming fifth season (left), he's just about completed the journey.

No leopard prints and palatial mansion for Mr. White, though: the new image shows Bryan Cranston, the actor behind White, sitting in his hazmat suit with containers of White's trademark blue meth, and plenty of cash.

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You were thinking maybe he would get out of the meth game? Yeah, no.

The fifth and final season of "Breaking Bad" which will be broken into two, eight-season stretches, with the final episode airing next year — kicks off on July 15.