Andreas Branch/ Press
Jeff Labrecque
June 29, 2011 AT 05:19 PM EDT

Entertainment Weekly has confirmed a Variety report that Breaking Bad‘s Bryan Cranston is in talks to join Argo, Ben Affleck’s movie about a team of CIA agents who rescued American hostages in Iran by posing as filmmakers. The three-time Emmy-winning actor, who could play a Boston-bred CIA agent who helps plan the 1980 operation, is already slated for roles in Rock of Ages and the Total Recall remake.

Read more:

‘Argo’ director Ben Affleck chooses his leading man: Ben Affleck

Take a peek at season 4 of ‘Breaking Bad’

Bryan Cranston joins ‘Rock of Ages’

You May Like