Walking Dead Walking Dead

AMC has toyed with mad men and meth chemists, but now they're taking it a step further with the new zombie thriller The Walking Dead.

Set to premiere on — you guessed it — Halloween, the series follows Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln), a small-town officer who wakes up in a deserted hospital only to discover the world has been overrun by zombies.

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Sound familiar? It should. It's based on the 2003 graphic novel of the same name from Robert Kirkman. And here you thought we were talking about 28 Days Later...

Check out the trailer below: