AMC’s upcoming adaptation of Robert Kirkman’s comic book series has begun production and some interview videos and the first images have been posted at AMC’s Walking Dead blog. (Guess it’s not gonna film in black and white! I knew that was wishful thinking!) Check out their blog to give... Read more
Actress Laurie Holden, who worked with director Frank Darabont on The Mist, has joined AMC’s adaptation of Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead comic book series. Holden will be playing Andrea, who The Hollywood Reporter describes as “a key member of the survivor group who has a proficiency with a... Read more
Entertainment Weekly has revealed that Sarah Wayne Callies of Prison Break fame has joined the cast of AMC’s The Walking Dead series as Lori Grimes, the wife of the lead character, Rick Grimes, in the TV adaptation based on Robert Kirkman’s post-zombie apocalypse comic book series. Stay tuned (hopefully!)... Read more
FEARnet was the first to exclusively break the news that The Shawshank Redemption‘s Jeffrey DeMunn has been cast in AMC’s The Walking Dead series. “We are right now looking to cast the two female roles in the ensemble. We’ve also just gotten Jeff DeMunn,” Frank Darabont told the site.... Read more
THR has broken the news that Andrew Lincoln (Love Actually, The Teachers) had landed the lead role of Rick Grimes in AMC’s post-zombie apocalypse TV series The Walking Dead, which will be premiering later this year. “Andrew Lincoln, wow–what an amazing find this guy is,” Walking Dead comic creator... Read more
AMC has committed to six episodes of the TV series based on Robert Kirkman’s comic book The Walking Dead. The Hollywood Reporter, which broke the news, notes that the show will begin production in June in Atlanta. The series premiere will happen in October 2010 during AMC’s Fearfest. Charles... Read more
The first actor to be cast has now been revealed for AMC’s TV project based on Robert Kirkman’s post-zombie-apocalypse comic The Walking Dead. Jon Bernthal (Eastwick) will be playing the role of Shane. Casting for the lead role of Rick Grimes has not yet been announced. Read more
The @_Blabz Twitter feed, which accurately revealed Kristin Kreuk’s casting in Hitched last week before any reporting from the trades, might have the first casting tip on AMC’s pilot for the The Walking Dead. What is that tip? That a former teen-idol best known for a series in the... Read more
Bloody-Disgusting.com has revealed that the pilot episode for AMC’s adaptation of Robert Kirkman’s comic book The Walking Dead will begin shooting May 15 in Atlanta, Georgia. The Walking Dead series is about the aftermath of a zombie apocalypse, with a small-town police officer from Kentucky and others surviving as... Read more
Here’s AMC’s press release announcing the pick-up of the Walking Dead pilot: AMC ORDERS TWO PILOTS, BUILDING ON NETWORK’S ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING STRATEGY Pilot Order For THE WALKING DEAD Based on the Comic Book Series by Robert Kirkman Pilot Order For THE KILLING Adapted from the Danish Series “Forbrydelsen” New... Read more