E3 2014: Breaking Bad’s Gus Trades His Box Cutter for a Giant Dentist Syringe in Upcoming Payday 2 DLC


Giancarlo Esposito, the actor who portrayed Gus Fring in Breaking Bad, is taking on a similar role in the next wave of downloadable content for co-op heist shooter Payday 2. Because, you see, he needs his payday, too.

Instead of a vicious meth kingpin masquerading as a fried chicken fast food chain owner, in Payday 2 Esposito plays The Dentist, a seemingly normal physician with a dark side hiding behind that signature quiet, icy stare. He may not have a box cutter lying around to slit your throat with, but he’s just as intimidating wielding a dentist drill and syringe. Step out of line and his deadly dental assistant, Olga, will scalpel you up real nice.

The Dentist will serve as a brand new heist contact in the Big Bank DLC scheduled to launch June 17th on Steam for $6.99, as well as three additional DLC heists — Hoxton Breakout, The Diamond, and Golden Grin Casino — to follow later in the year.

Watch the live action short embedded below for an introduction to Esposito’s portrayal of The Dentist.

And here are some in-game screenshots of the Big Bank heist.

[nggallery id=3394]

About the Author

Matt Litten is the full-time editor and owner of VGBlogger.com. He is responsible for maintaining the day to day operation of the site, editing all staff content before it is published, and contributing regular news, reviews, previews and other articles. Matt landed his first gig in the video game review business writing for the now-defunct website BonusStage.com. After the sad and untimely close of BonusStage, the former staff went on to found VGBlogger.com. After a short stint as US Site Manager for AceGamez, Matt assumed full ownership over VGBlogger, and to this day he is dedicated to making it one of the top video game blogs in all the blogosphere. Matt is a fair-minded reviewer and lover of games of all platforms and types, big or small, hyped or niche, big-budget or indie. But that doesn't mean he will let poor games slide without a good thrashing when necessary!