Breaking Borders - Netflix
Breaking Borders follows seasoned journalist Mariana van Zeller and acclaimed chef Michael Voltaggio as they travel into conflict zones to get the story behind the story. Together, they have a unique and challenging goal: to gather people from all sides of the conflict to break bread and explore the issues that divide them.\ \ In each episode, Mariana and Michael take viewers on a journey through a different country in conflict. They meet people affected by the unrest, while exploring the history and culture that has created it. As Mariana digs deeper into the issues, Michael goes on a culinary adventure, collecting ideas and ingredients to create an unbelievable meal inspired by the people he has met.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Breaking Borders - Gus Fring - Netflix
Gustavo “Gus” Fring is a fictional character in Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul, played by Giancarlo Esposito. Fring is a prominent methamphetamine distributor in the Southwestern United States, who uses several legitimate businesses, including a chain of successful fast food fried chicken restaurants called Los Pollos Hermanos and an industrial laundry facility called Lavanderia Brillante, as fronts for a vast drug operation. Gus maintains a positive exterior; he takes an active role in managing his front businesses and is a booster for the DEA, making large donations to the agency's Albuquerque office. However, Gus is ruthless and Machiavellian in managing his vast drug empire. He employs a number of enforcers and has personally killed rivals and associates. For his portrayal of Gus, Esposito won the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series at the 3rd Critics' Choice Television Awards and was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards. Paste ranked Fring number 3 in its list of the 20 Best Characters of 2011. TV Guide named him No. 3 in their 2013 list of The 60 Nastiest Villains of All Time, and in 2016, Rolling Stone ranked him No. 7 of their “40 Greatest TV Villains of All Time”.
Breaking Borders - Production - Netflix
The character Gustavo Fring is named after the former German International Torsten Frings, one of the authors, George Mastras, revealed.
Breaking Borders - References - Netflix