Breaking Pad: Bryan Cranston Narrates First Commercial For iPad Air

By BRENT FURDYK
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Everyone's been wondering about what's next for Bryan Cranston now that Breaking Bad has ended, and his next job has finally emerged: commercial pitchman for Apple.

Bryan's latest gig was unveiled Tuesday at the end of Apple's press conference to present the new iPad Air, with the Emmy-winning Cranston lending his voice to the product's first commercial.

In the 60-second spot, Bryan extols the virtues of this "extremely simple tool, which is also extremely powerful," able to do everything from "start a poem to finish a symphony."

The big reveal comes at the end of the commercial, when the iPad Air emerges from behind the pencil that's been concealing it.

Apple's genius strategy: everybody will want to watch the spot just because the star of Breaking Bad is in it: