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When last we saw Beth Greene — the once fragile blossom who wanted to kill herself in her mama’s bed in Season 2 of AMC’s pop culture phenomenon The Walking Dead — she was being swept away in a big, black, cross-bedecked car after a liberating few days in the woods with Daryl (Norman Reedus). • MORE: Emily Kinney answers our 7 Questions! While the Season 5 trailer reveals that Beth is holding her own — and proving she can take a punch — in what appears to be a brutal asylum of some sort, rumors of the arrival of … Continue reading
No question about it: As The Walking Dead‘s upcoming Season 5 unspools, Dr. Eugene Porter has his work cut out for him. Trapped in a Terminus train car with comrades old and new, the survival of the ever-growing Grimes gang appears to hinge on the mulleted M.D. not being a fibber about the actuality of that cure in Washington, D.C. • MORE: The Walking Dead Season 5: Where is Beth? We ask Emily Kinney! “This is the only thing that’s giving them hope,” says Josh McDermitt, who plays the mysterious Dr. Porter. “We see in the trailer that they’re all tied up … Continue reading
Here’s what we know about Season 5 so far, Walking Dead faithful. The action picks up right where Season 4 left off, and co-executive producer Robert Kirkman promises that we’ll learn more about the residents of Terminus (apparently called “Terminans”) from the get-go in a season that will adhere closely to the comic-book storylines. And yes, despite horrific snippets of what looks like a human slaughterhouse in the lightning-paced Season 5 trailer, our captives in that train car do appear to escape, thanks to Dr. Eugene’s (Josh McDermitt) promise of a cure in Washington, D.C. • MORE: The Walking Dead … Continue reading
With just two episodes left in The Walking Dead Season 4, we’re all on the march to Terminus, right? Er, right? Even if not all of us are exactly aware that that’s what we’re doing? And if it’s a good idea or not. Plus, we’ve got some new folks along for the ride. Dr. Eugene Porter, Sgt. Abraham Ford and Rosita Espinosa — the long-awaited fan favorites from The Walking Dead graphic novels — have swerved off their mission to get the mullet-noggined, trigger-happy Eugene to Washington, D.C., and are tagging along with Glenn and Tara at his insistence. And … Continue reading
After last week’s slow dance with Rick, Carl and Michonne, post prison collapse, the fates of the rest of The Walking Dead prison crew (plus one) were revealed on last night’s shock-and-awe episode, ‘Inmates’. And surprises came equally fast and furious. But I have to say this right out of the gate — in the case of some of the episode’s biggest reveals, a little more show and less tell, perhaps over the span of one additional expository episode, would have made for a much deeper emotional wallop, even if they will be fleshed out in future outings. Show me … Continue reading
The Walking Dead Season 4 midseaon premiere, which debuted last night, is aptly titled “After” — and, as it implies, the Robert-Kirkman-penned, Greg-Nicotero-directed episode dives right into the post-prison travails of the survivors. Beginning with Rick, Carl and Michonne. • RELATED: Channel Guide talks The Walking Dead Season 4B with Greg Nicotero! “After” opens at the smoking, walker-infested remains of the prison, from which everyone has fled but Michonne. Could it that be our brave woman-warrior — who, not so long ago, could barely even tolerate Andrea’s company — is having the toughest time leaving the first home and family she … Continue reading
The Walking Dead cast is joining Team Coco! Conan O’Brien has landed late-night’s first-ever joint interview with the cast of AMC’s smash zombie drama, who will appear en masse on the Thursday, Feb. 6 episode of O’Brien’s TBS talk show CONAN. • RELATED: The Walking Dead‘s Greg Nicotero on the prospect of Daryl’s death and keeping the secrets of the Dead Joining O’Brien to promote the second half of The Walking Dead Season 4 are Andrew Lincoln (Dead‘s Rick Grimes), Norman Reedus (Daryl Dixon), Lauren Cohan (Maggie Greene), Steven Yeun (Glen Rhee), Danai Gurira (Michonne) and Melissa McBride (Carol Peletier). The Walking Dead Season 4 returns with new episodes Sunday, Feb. … Continue reading
AMC has released a revealing new preview for the second half of The Walking Dead Season 4, which premieres Sunday, Feb. 9 at 9pm ET. • RELATED: Channel Guide‘s exclusive interview with The Walking Dead‘s Greg Nicotero! With the prison destroyed and its residents scattered and on the run, the Grimes gang faces new dangers, new enemies, and heartbreaking choices as they try to find their way back to one another in an unforgiving and unfamiliar world. “The beauty of Season 4 in my opinion is that every single moment is there for a reason,” the show’s special effects guru and … Continue reading
[SPOLIER ALERT: If you are not caught up on the first half of The Walking Dead Season 4 and do not wish to know what has happened to that point, please read no further.] Has it kept you up nights, Walking Dead fans — wondering what will become of Rick Grimes and Co. now that Hershel’s lost his head, The Governor’s a goner and the Grimes gang is splintered, grieving and on the run? Or maybe you’re pondering Carol’s sudden advantage, what with her car, her food, her weapons and her meds — even if Tyreese doesn’t know it was she … Continue reading
Well, well. Maybe ol’ Hershel is right after all and you really can come back from the bad things that happen to you here in the walker-pocalypse. Because of all the gents I expected to remain the epitome of ice-blooded, comrade-killing evil, Philip “The Governor” Blake is it. And yet, there he was, the most sinister guy we’ve yet to encounter on The Walking Dead, broken, abandoned and facedown in the street before the vision of a little girl in a window brought him back to his feet and back to life as a — gulp! — lion-hearted family protector … Continue reading