When Nacho and Arturo arrive at the chicken farm to pick up their next shipment, Gus suffocates and kills Arturo, and tells Nacho that he knows what Nacho did, and unless Nacho follows his orders, he will inform the Salamancas. Walt realizes this later, and arranges a second meeting with only himself and Gus. Mike acts preemptively by preparing to assassinate Hector, but is interrupted at the last moment. Gus arrives at the lab, where Walt and Jesse have been secured by Victor and Mike. After he is injured by a local gang, Gus has him taken to a pueblo Gus owns just inside the Mexican border, which includes a fountain dedicated to Max. Season 1 of The Boys includes a brief appearance by Giancarlo Esposito, formerly known as Breaking Bad's Gus Fring, and the actor drops a brilliantly obscure reference to his former character. The Breaking Bad episode "Hermanos" shows that Gus and his long-time friend Maximino Arciniega started Los Pollos Hermanos as a front to sell methamphetamine that Max "cooked". Mike tracks this interruption to Gus, who explains that he wants to be the one to determine when Hector will die. In 2006 Esposito starred in Last Holiday as Senator Dillings, alongside Queen Latifah and Timothy Hutton. Gus is impressed by Jesse's mettle, and has Mike involve him in more work outside the lab. [16] Initially, Giancarlo Esposito was offered a character that was described to him as "very admirable, very polite", and he decided to play that character as if he had "some kind of a secret". After Mike disrupts two shipments without revealing his identity, Hector demands that Gus temporarily use his Los Pollos Hermanos trucks to ship both Hector's and Gus's drugs. Esposito's other major films include King of New York (1990), Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man (1991), Fresh (1994), The Usual Suspects (1995), Ali (2001), Last Holiday (2006), Gospel Hill (2008), Rabbit Hole (2010), Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015), The Jungle Book (2016), Money Monster (2016), Okja (2017), Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018), and Stargirl (2020). Bretts, Bruce; Roush, Matt; (March 25, 2013). In 2016, Esposito voiced Akela in the film The Jungle Book, which was directed by Jon Favreau. Walt initially refuses, but Gus eventually convinces Walt that he should cook for his family's financial security. [14] He plays the role of New York congressman Adam Clayton Powell Jr. in the 2019 Epix series Godfather of Harlem. Jimmy uses the information to accuse police of witness tampering, enabling him to win a motion to release Lalo on bail. By the time Walter White set up his empire, he was in business with an equally badass Gus Fring who owned a chain of restaurants Los Pollos Hermanos and ran meth distribution on the side. He appeared in New Amsterdam and CSI: Miami. Jesse is no longer loyal to Walt and refuses to serve as his protector. In Feel the Noise (2007), he played ex-musician Roberto, the Puerto Rican father of Omarion Grandberry's character, aspiring rap star "Rob". Gus and other subsidiary owners provide status reports to Peter Schuler, Madrigal's CEO. Gus Fring (26 episodes, 2009-2011) Certainty (2011) Father Heery Dreaming American (Short 2011) Daytona LeMans Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior (TV Series 2011) Gordon Ramirez (1 episode, 2011) S.W.A.T. Worried about their safety, Walt gives Jesse a cigarette with a capsule of ricin hidden inside and tells him to poison Gus when he gets the chance, but Jesse does not follow through. [18], The humanity of Gus's personality played an integral role in his development. The resulting explosion kills Hector and Tyrus immediately. Leonel and Marco Salamanca (the Cousins) arrive to watch over Hector. I think they probably were lovers."[5]. He played this character during the show's seventh and final season, and reprised the role for its 2000 made-for-TV movie. Lalo Salamanca arrives to oversee the Salamanca drug business. The next day, Mike makes a veiled warning to Werner that Gus will have him killed if he makes the same mistake again, and Werner acknowledges that he understands. Mike tells Gus that Nacho wants to end his work as an informant on the Salamancas, but Gus refuses to part with a valuable asset. Gus wants Lalo released, so he has Mike provide Jimmy the details of his investigation into Lalo. Gus tells him that he is not interested in conducting business since Jesse was late and high for the first meeting, and is thus potentially unreliable. 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