Badley went on to say there was “simply one thing distinctive” about him having performed Dan earlier than taking up the function of Joe.
“I believe Breaking Bad got here out in 2008. That was, like, an enormous second the place we’re immediately excited about a unique form of an antihero or a villain, you realize?” he continued. “I believe Dan, you realize, was meant to be this type of ethical compass and that turned more and more irrelevant to the present, to Gossip Woman, [from] my understanding of all of it. So to take any person, you realize, who’s recognized for this specific form of, like, you realize, this iconography of good man, perhaps with out a variety of dimension, after which placing them on this—to not point out that, on the finish of Gossip Woman, technically talking, Dan was revealed to be a complete sociopath. He was manipulating….So, you realize, yeah, it was not misplaced.”