Abandoned cars, tattered clothes, busted baby dolls and plastic dinosaurs litter a graffiti-covered bridge spanning Senoia, Georgia's Yellow Jacket Creek on this sweltering August day. In the middle of the road leading to it, a horde of menacing walkers closes in on a helpless family trapped inside a broken-down hatchback, and The Walking Dead coexecutive producer and special-effects whiz Greg Nicotero is calling for more gore.
"I'm gonna need two more bodies and blood!" he yells to a production assistant as he dips his hand in a bucket and stirs the crimson concoction that will sub for brain matter. As makeup artists load the goop into a zombie "crush head," Nicotero positions himself under...
Andrew Lincoln, Glen Mazzara (inset)
AMC has picked up The Walking Dead for a fourth season, but the series will continue without showrunner Glen Mazzara, who has been at the helm since Season 2, the network said in a statement Friday.
"Both parties acknowledge that there is a difference of opinion about where the show should go moving forward, and conclude that it is best to part ways," AMC and Mazzara said in a joint statement. "This decision is amicable and Glen will remain on for post-production on season 3B as showrunner and executive producer."
For those hoping to someday see a flashback to the actual zombie outbreak on The Walking Dead, you may not want to hold your breath — seriously, because then you'd die and become a zombie, right?
Walking Dead Postmortem: Who survived Woodbury? Where do loyalties lie? What's next?
The AMC series has shown few flashbacks to the days after the outbreak, except to see how Lori (Sarah Wayne Callies), Shane (Jon Bernthal) and Carl (Chandler Riggs) fled their hometown in hopes of finding refuge in Atlanta, while being forced to leave Rick (Andrew Lincoln) behind at the hospital after he was shot in the opening moments of the series.
But comic creator and series executive producer Robert Kirkman says...
[Warning: This story contains major spoilers from Sunday's midseason finale of The Walking Dead. Read at your own risk!]
For comic book fans who had complained that David Morrissey wasn't quite the Governor they were expecting, Sunday's midseason finale of The Walking Dead finally really introduced the sadistic, eye patch-wearing bastard we know and hate.
Forget zombies and monsters. Humans are the real killing machines this weekend, as two of TV's bloodiest shows sign off Sunday night, in direct competition — followed immediately by repeats, so you can watch one and then the other, and then good luck trying to get to sleep.<
The Walking Dead
[Warning: This story contains major spoilers from Sunday's episode of The Walking Dead, as well as from the comics on which the AMC series is based. Read at your own risk (of dying a horrible death by walker bite). You were warned!]
That should be the general consensus after Sunday's episode of The Walking Dead comes to a close. That's because not only did...
Sarah Wayne Callies, Andrew Lincoln
[Warning: This story contains major spoilers from Sunday's premiere of The Walking Dead. Read at your own risk!]
If Rick's "defacing" of a zombie didn't turn your stomach, then...
Robot Chicken DC Comics Special
He riotously roasted George Lucas and Star Wars in three Robot Chicken specials. Now evil genius Seth Green is ready to defame and defile yet another sacred sci-fi cow — the DC Comics universe! Adult Swim's Robot Chicken DC Comics Special (Sunday, Sept. 9, midnight/11c) boasts an awesome voice cast including Nathan Fillion (Green Lantern), Paul Reubens (The Riddler), Megan Fox (Lois Lane) and Alfred Molina (Lex Luthor), plus DC toys and action figures doing the most, well, unexpected things.
A new face is coming to The Walking Dead next season.
Dallas Roberts (The Good Wife, Rubicon) has been cast in the role of...
The Walking Dead's zombies will be coming to your TV screens sooner than expected.
The third season of the hit AMC series is set to premiere Sunday, Oct. 14 at 9/8c on AMC, the cast and creators announced at Friday's Comic-Con panel. But the return date was the least of the scoop Robert Kirkman, Glen Mazzara, Andrew Lincoln & Co. dished out. Check out what's in store for Season 3...