Andrew J. West
[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers from Sunday's The Walking Dead and the comic books that inspired it. Read at your own risk.]
"At the end of the day, no matter how much we may detest this ugly business...a man's gotta eat."
The Walking Dead's Season 5 premiere finally confirmed that the people of Terminus are indeed cannibals. But Sunday's episode revealed Gareth & Co. to be something else....
The Wire Reunion, PaleyFest
In an age where television is dominated by reboots, re-imaginings and "event series" sequels, there is at least one acclaimed show you shouldn't expect to see back on your TV screen: HBO's The Wire.
Despite being considered by critics and legions of adoring fans (many of whom never watched the show during its actual low-rated run) to be the greatest TV drama of all time, co-creator and executive producer David Simon made it abundantly during a reunion panel at New York PaleyFest Thursday night that he has no interest in...
[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers from the Season 5 premiere of The Walking Dead. Read at your own risk.]
Well that didn't take long.
The Walking Dead's hotly anticipated Season 5 premiere wasted little time getting right into the action — and as a result, quickly paved the way for our band of survivors to escape Terminus, the presumed safe haven they arrived at last season only to be thrown into a train car. Although Rick (Andrew Lincoln), Daryl (Norman Reedus), Glen (Steven Yeun) and Bob (Lawrence Gilliard Jr.) were pulled out of the train car to meet a grisly, throat-slitting fate, they...
Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus
Even the best TV dramas start to show signs of slowing down after a few years. And while AMC's The Walking Dead has arguably had its own share of stumbles in the past, the confident, action-packed Season 5 premiere suggests a show that's just getting warmed up.
Andrew Lincoln and Jeff Kober
AMC has set the fifth season premiere date for The Walking Dead.
Robert Kirkman's zombie drama will return for it is fifth season on Sunday, Oct. 12 at 9/8c, it was announced at Comic-Con on Friday.
The fifth season will pick up with the group still at Terminus, though the producers still would not confirm that the Termites are the ruthless cannibals of the comics. But it won't be long before we find out! "We're going to see the story of Terminus," Kirkman told the crowd. "We're going to see how it happened."
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However, the new trailer for Season 5 seemed to hint towards them being cannibals, with our group of heroes being lined up for the slaughter before Bob (Lawrence Gilliard Jr.) convinces Gareth (Andrew J. West) that they need to go to Washington, D.C. so Eugene (Josh McDermitt) can provide the right people with the cure. On the plus side, Beth (Emily Kinney) was not on that BBQ! Sadly, she seems to be in a juvenile correction center with a very violent corrections officer.
[WARNING: This story contains major spoilers from Sunday's The Walking Dead season finale. Read at your own risk!]
The survivors of The Walking Dead have found themselves in yet another perilous position.
During Sunday's season finale, Rick (Andrew Lincoln) and his small group made their way to Terminus, a community that promised safety for all those who arrived. Once the group learned just how much of a lie that was, they quickly tried to make a run for it. But they ended up being forced by Terminus leader Gareth (Andrew J. West) into a train car, where they were reunited with Glenn (Steven Yeun), Maggie (Lauren Cohan), Sasha (Sonequa Martin-Green) and Bob (Lawrence Gilliard Jr.). Suffice it to say, Gareth and the people of Terminus are not allies.
The Walking Dead: What is Terminus, really?
However, executive producer Robert Kirkman tells TVGuide.com that Gareth will not be...
Andrew Lincoln, Danai Gurira
[Warning: The following story contains major spoilers from Sunday's season finale of The Walking Dead. Read at your own risk!]
Once again, Rick Grimes and his weary group of travelers learned the hard way that there are no safe havens in the world of The Walking Dead.
During the season finale, Rick (Andrew Lincoln), Michonne (Danai Gurira) and Carl (Chandler Riggs) inched closer to what they hoped was safety at Terminus. Unfortunately...
[Warning: This story contains major spoilers from The Walking Dead and the comics the AMC series is based on. Read at your own risk!]
The second half of The Walking Dead's fourth season is turning into a comic book fan's dream.
Following the midseason finale and premiere's near direct adaptation of the issues surrounding the fall of the prison, the (albeit brief) introduction of...
Is "I've Got You Under My Skin" the most appropriate sweet nothing to croon in the skin-crawling world of AMC's The Walking Dead? No matter, because there's not much of a lull in Sunday's powerful episode (9/8c), ominously titled "Infected." Which suggests the virus that felled Nerd Boy last week creates a bloody panic in the cell block, reminding us how illusory any notion of safety can be. "I haven't seen anybody be lucky in a long time," former Army medic Bob Stookey (new regular Lawrence Gilliard Jr.) observes as a full gamut of courage, terror and anguish is displayed during and after the latest crisis. Earning special bonus stripes this week: Melissa McBride as the awesome Carol, who takes a few distraught girls under her wing, but not to coddle them: "You want to live, you have to become strong" is her mantra. Meanwhile, the walkers keep pressing up against the prison gates and the audience can't get enough of the riveting mayhem, as evidenced by the record numbers who turned out for last Sunday's premiere.
In order to enter Andrew Lincoln's trailer on the Senoia, Georgia, set of The Walking Dead, you must first step on a Duck Dynasty welcome mat — not exactly the greeting you'd expect from the 40-year-old British graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. "[Costar] Norman [Reedus] gave it to me because...