It's raining zombies, quite literally, by the end of the first hour of The Walking Dead's fourth harrowing season (Sunday, 9/8c, AMC). And when it rains, it pours blood. Just how fans like it.
But it's in the pauses between the gruesome action, those eerie and unsettling silences, when we're reminded there's no rest for the living in a treacherous world where swarming walkers are constantly pressing against the prison-shelter gates, insatiable and relentless. In these quieter moments, Dead reinforces its claim as TV's greatest horror drama by making us care so desperately about the characters' humanity.
More reinforcements may be joining Rick & Co!
Chad Coleman has joined the cast of The Walking Dead in the pivotal comic book role of Tyrese, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
Spoiler Alert: Stop reading if you haven't watched Sunday's episode of The Walking Dead!
The March 18 season finale of The Walking Dead, featuring an epic zombie attack on the Greene family farm and the revelation that everyone on the show is infected with the zombie virus, was so scary and shock-a-minute outrageous that it nearly made our heads explode.
[Warning: The following story contains spoilers from the Season 2 premiere of The Walking Dead. Read at your own risk.]
"I hear we're getting shot," says an actress, smiling behind a mask of rotted teeth. "Awesome!" replies a bloody actor with an enthusiasm that's, ironically, everywhere on The Walking Dead set — from undead extras to lead actors — even after an in-house summer shake-up.
"It's jam-packed, character-wise and action-wise," says Andrew Lincoln, as electrified by the world of hungry corpses as his character, Rick, is terrorized by them. Deeper, darker and (at 13 episodes) more than...