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The Walking Dead's Jon Bernthal in Talks to Join New Frank Darabont Pilot

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Spoiler alert? We may need to get ready to mourn the death of Shane on The Walking Dead...

Jon Bernthal is reportedly in early talks to join Walking Dead executive producer Frank Darabont's new TNT series pilot L.A. Noir, according to Variety.

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Exclusive: Frank Darabont on His New TNT Show and Leaving The Walking Dead

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Frank Darabont has been quiet since being fired from AMC's The Walking Dead last summer — but now he has something to talk about.

Fans of The Walking Dead were stunned last year when, just days after appearing at Comic-Con, the network severed ties with executive producer Darabont  (who was replaced at the top by veteran producer Glen Mazzara). Both Darabont and AMC declined to discuss the reasons for his departure at the time, but it was widely believed to center on budget issues.

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Former Walking Dead Producer Frank Darabont Develops New TNT Drama

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Nearly six months after he was fired as the executive producer of AMC's The Walking Dead, Frank Darabont is busy developing a new drama project — this time at rival TNT.

TNT has given a pilot order to L.A. Noir, which takes a look inside the seedy underbelly of Los Angeles cops and villains in the 1940s and 1950s, the heyday of L.A. noir and scandals (such as the Black Dahlia). Darabont will write and direct the pilot.

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The Walking Dead Looks for Life After Frank Darabont

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The Walking Dead's first season ended with a number of unanswered questions, but as the zombie drama lumbers toward its Season 2 premiere (Sunday, 9/8c, AMC), there's really only one question to be answered: Can the show live on after the exit of executive producer Frank Darabont?

Darabont, who spent years developing Robert Kirkman's graphic novel series for the small screen, was suddenly relieved of his showrunner duties in the middle of production on Season 2 and replaced by his No. 2, Glen Mazzara (The Shield). Even more confounding, the change came days after Darabont appeared at Comic-Con to promote the show. But just like the survivors of the zombie apocalypse, the show's cast and crew keep moving.

VIDEO Sneak Peek: The Walking Dead's Andrea is not happy to be alive

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Walking Dead's New Boss: I'm Not Frank Darabont and I Shouldn't Try to Be

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Fear not, Walking Dead fans: The man who replaced Frank Darabont as series boss wants to calm your fears. "There's been all this concern that I'm going to f--- up this show, and really, we're just trying to get it done," Glen Mazzara told a handful of reporters who screened the Season 2 premiere on Thursday. 

Glen Mazzara replaces Frank Darabont as Walking Dead showrunner

Mazzara certainly has some big shoes to fill. Darabont, who adapted the AMC hit from the comic books created by Robert Kirkman, parted ways with the series just days after attending its Comic-Con panel in July. (Fortunately, he had already mapped out the entire season with around eight episodes already written.)

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Why Sons of Anarchy Boss Kurt Sutter Quit Twitter

Kurt Sutter

Kurt Sutter, the often outspoken creator of Sons of Anarchy, quit Twitter over the weekend, after inciting a slew of headlines with a tweet that blamed Mad Men creator Matt Weiner for demanding so much money out of AMC that they were forced to fire Walking Dead's Frank Darabont as part of budget cutting.

Glen Mazzara replaces Frank Darabont as Walking Dead showrunner

Last week, Sutter took AMC to task for... read more

AMC Orders 16-Episode Final Season of Breaking Bad

Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul

AMC wants one final hit! The network has ordered a 16-episode final season of Breaking Bad.

News comes amid speculation that the Emmy-winning drama about a chemistry teacher-turned-meth-manufacturer might move to another network. Sources tell TVGuide.com that AMC closed the deal Sunday.

Is AMC about to lose Breaking Bad?

Production on all episodes of the final order will commence in... read more

Is AMC About to Lose Breaking Bad?

Breaking Bad

Could AMC lose Breaking Bad?

Sony Pictures Television, which produces the show, is shopping the critically acclaimed drama to other networks following "tense" talks with AMC over the fate of the fifth (and likely final) season, TheWrap reports.

AMC President Charlie Collier, however, told the site...
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Glen Mazzara Replaces Frank Darabont as Walking Dead Showrunner

Glen Mazzara

Glen Mazzara has been tapped to succeed Frank Darabont as the showrunner of The Walking Dead, sources confirm to TVGuide.com.

Frank Darabont steps down as Walking Dead showrunner

On Tuesday, news broke that Darabont, who also directed the show's pilot, had stepped down. Mazzara... read more

Frank Darabont Steps Down as Walking Dead Showrunner

Frank Darabont is no longer Walking Dead.

Sources confirmed Tuesday afternoon that the AMC series' executive producer and director is stepping down as showrunner. It's unclear whether Darabont has left the show completely, but there are apparently ongoing talks about him staying on in some capacity, according to Deadline.com, which first reported the news.  

The Walking Dead: Creator weighs in on Season 1's biggest mystery

Darabont, whose other credits include The Shawshank Redemption and The Green Mile, was present at Walking Dead's Comic-Con panel on Friday and seemed put out by having to work long hours on the show's second season. "There are days I wish... read more

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