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I'd love a road trip with Colin - Breaking Bad star

Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston has told the Herald of his desire to hit the open road in a bad-boy film with his close friend Colin Farrell.

He was in Dublin for the premiere of his latest film Argo at the Savoy.

"I'd like to do a picture with Colin and myself on the road where we get to travel through Ireland and I'm like this old cranky guy and he has to take care of me," the American said as he walked the red carpet on O'Connell Street last night.

The 56-year-old has been to Ireland many times and would be more than willing to come back if the right role came up.

Cranston, who worked with Farrell on the recent movie Total Recall, also spoke of his love of Ireland -- and that becoming a "cheesy tourist" is the actor's favourite thing to do here.

"I know how it sounds but I always try to go to the Guinness factory, have a drop of Guinness and get a bowl of Irish stew and look out on the city. I always try to do that," said the actor, who was in a dapper black suit for his night out.

Argo is a thriller depicting the life-or-death covert operation to rescue six Americans during 1979 Iran hostage crisis. The film, which was directed by Ben Affleck, will be released on November 7 and has been tipped for an Oscar -- although Cranston says he's not concerned about that.



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"It's not my focus ... anybody who creates for a living doesn't focus on that. If someone surprises us and says we want to honour you, then that's wonderful, but if you look for it or expect it, than you develop a sense of entitlement," he said.

The Irish premier of Argo was organised by the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, which takes place from February 14-24.

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