Rian Craig Johnson is an American independent filmmaker and a director of Breaking Bad.
Johnson is a writer/director, and won the Special Jury Prize for Originality of Vision at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival for his debut feature, Brick. In 2009, Johnson released his second film, a postmodern caper film called The Brothers Bloom, starring Mark Ruffalo, Adrien Brody, and Rachel Weisz. His 2012 Looper stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, and Emily Blunt.
Johnson is also the writer/director of the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VIII.