AMC has given the order for more flesh-eating zombies.
Fans of the Walking Dead comic book will tell you that the TV series has some slight and not so slight changes to the characters and storylines. Series creator and producer Robert Kirkman says he’s enjoying getting to tweak things he originally did in the comics for the TV series and that he’s enjoying his chance to play George Lucas to his franchise.
The zombies will be back for a third season.
Buoyed by strong ratings for the first two installments of season two, AMC gave the green light yesterday for a third season of The Walking Dead.
Legendary horror icon George Romero says that he loves The Walking Dead, though he’s never seen an episode of the series. Citing his fandom for the graphic novels, Romero tells io9 that he’s avoided the series because he wants to make sure any zombies he creates in his projects are “Romero zombies.”
The Walking Dead lurched back onto our screens last night with a ninety-minute season premiere. Picking up where last season left off, producer Robert Kirkman and Gale Anne Hurd say they are working to hard to make sure that viewers are engaged by the second season and that they give the audience some answers to the show’s long-term questions and story arcs.
If you’ve got Netflix streaming, get ready for the undead to be part of your viewing experience.
Sons of Anarchy creator and producer Kurt Sutter has called out AMC over the firing of Frank Darabont.
Sutter took to Twitter yesterday and blasted AMC for breaking the bank for Mad Men and making The Walking Dead and Breaking Bad pay the price.