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
Word has come from trade publications that AMC has put in a pilot order for The Walking Dead television series based on the Robert Kirkman comic/graphic novel series of the same name. The show will show the aftermath of a zombie apocalypse. Frank Darabont is writing, directing, and executive... Read more
As far as I know there has been no announcement on when AMC’s adaptation of Robert Kirkman’s comic book series The Walking Dead will hit the air. But what we do have are 10 (almost 11!) trade paperbacks of the series thus far, which make for some really good... Read more
One comics-to-TV project that’s in development right now is The Walking Dead, based on the Image Comics series by Robert Kirkman. It’s slated to become a TV series with Frank Darabont tapped as writer, director, and executive producer. Creator Kirkman has spoken with the CBR website about the latest... Read more