The Walking Dead of Season 7 is a far-cry from the early days of Season 1, and it seems some ominous words from a forgotten friend will come back to haunt Rick as such. Our official title and synopsis for the October 23 premiere has arrived, calling back to mind a Walking Dead character many thought they’d never hear from again.
You may have heard an old anecdote around The Walking Dead, that initial network notes for the undead drama questioned whether the series needed zombies at all, but it seems AMC’s flagship hit was practically almost iZombie. Producer Gale Ann Hurd reveals that NBC wanted to tweak the premise into a police procedural solving zombie-related cases.
And lo, The Walking Dead has come to yet another end, closing out Season 6 with at least someone’s “Last Day on Earth,” though it’s safe to say fan reactions to Jeffrey Dean Morgan’s introduction as Negan proved … divisive. Now, showrunner Scott Gimple and creator Robert Kirkman open up on the big twist, possible backlash, and what it means for Season 7.
‘The Walking Dead’ sets up a brutal Season 6 finale heading “East,” but did they really just throw another colossal fakeout to mess with fans? Who ran afoul of Saviors, and who took some scissors to the head? Find out in our full review of tonight’s penultimate Season 6 hour!
We’d doubt if The Walking Dead could ever find so elaborate a zombie massacre as the big Alexandria purge this past Sunday, but Fear The Walking Dead Season 2 may at least offer a nice change of scenery. Hit the beaches with some sandy, sun-soaked walkers in the latest footage from the 2016 premiere!
The fine folk behind Honest Trailers have already taken aim at The Walking Dead once before, but if AMC plans to keep the horror-smash running indefinitely, why shouldn’t its parodies? Saddle up for another zombie evisceration, as Seasons 4 through 6 get the Honest treatment for destroying even more sanctuaries, aging CORAL five years, and insisting on Talking Dead.