Actor Bryan Cranston has made a production assistant's dream come true by starring in his short film.

The Breaking Bad star held a contest in which he sought out the best script from production assistants on the set of his new film, Cold Comes The Night.

Cranston chose Brandon Polanco as the winner and shot the short, titled Writer's Block, while the film was on delay in 2012, due to Hurricane Sandy.

Writer's Block also stars actress Lela Edgar.