updated 07/21/2010 AT 6:55 AM ET
•originally published 07/21/2010 AT 11:20 AM ET
They may both star on AMC’s two most admired series – Mad Men and Breaking Bad – but when it comes to who’ll win the Emmy for Best Actor in a Dramatic Series, Mad Men star Jon Hamm isn’t planning to play it as cool as would his existential TV persona, Don Draper.
In fact, handsome Hamm told PEOPLE at Mad Men’s season 4 premiere in Hollywood Tuesday night, he and Fox’s House star Hugh Laurie have a plan of attack should Breaking Bad leading man Bryan Cranston again cop the Best Actor Emmy.
“Hugh and I have a feeling that we’re going to get together after this year’s Emmys and just beat the s— out of Bryan Cranston,” says Hamm, 39. “That’s what is going to happen, and we’ll just distract him somehow, because he’s very fit.”