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‘Walking Dead’ Won’t Catch Up With the Books, Like ‘Game of Thrones’
‘Walking Dead’ Won’t Catch Up With the Books, Like ‘Game of Thrones’
The Walking Dead finale kicking off of a major comic arc again raises the question of whether AMC’s adaptation might overtake Robert Kirkman’s comics in due course. Kirkman has denied that AMC might ever reveal his ideas early, as Game of Thrones dealt with, and now Kirkman insists neither he nor showrunners would allow the series to catch up.
Even ‘The Walking Dead’ Bosses Don’t Know How Old Carl Is Supposed to Be
Even ‘The Walking Dead’ Bosses Don’t Know How Old Carl Is Supposed to Be
It’s a classic conundrum for serialized shows with child actors; younger characters invariably grow older than the story would suggest. The Walking Dead star Chandler Riggs has naturally aged seven years from its 2010 beginnings (compared with a relatively condensed timeline for the show), but even creator Robert Kirkman isn’t certain how old the character is in comics; let alone TV.
‘Walking Dead’ Boss Says Glenn’s Fate Was About Rick, Maggie, and Negan
‘Walking Dead’ Boss Says Glenn’s Fate Was About Rick, Maggie, and Negan
The Walking Dead tried to have its cake and eat it by Sunday’s Season 7 premiere cashing out not one, but two series regulars; one in line with the comic, one intended to throw us off. Now, creator Robert Kirkman explains why AMC’s Walking Dead opted to follow the comic so closely, noting that too much story was lost otherwise.
‘Walking Dead’ Bosses Say Negan’s Kills Were Two Years in the Making
‘Walking Dead’ Bosses Say Negan’s Kills Were Two Years in the Making
There’s been a bit of back-and-forth surrounding Negan’s victims from last night’s Walking Dead premiere, as some suggested they’d yet to choose the big death before this summer, while cast have claimed to know even longer. Now that the truth is finally splattered out in the open, showrunner Scott M. Gimple and creator Robert Kirkman say the doomed pair was chosen years in advance.
‘Walking Dead’ Won’t Spoil the Comic Ending, Says Robert Kirkman
‘Walking Dead’ Won’t Spoil the Comic Ending, Says Robert Kirkman
Whether or not The Walking Dead turns into a 50-year franchise like Star Trek, the AMC series will inevitably either conclude before, or extend beyond Robert Kirkman’s comic source material. Whenever we get to that point, Kirkman at least confirms the two mediums will craft different endings, so as not to spoil one another.
‘The Walking Dead’ Season 7 Won’t End With Another Cliffhanger
‘The Walking Dead’ Season 7 Won’t End With Another Cliffhanger
The Walking Dead is not always beholden to cliffhanger endings, closing out Seasons 1, 3 and 5 on relatively straight-forward beats, but Season 6 seemed overwhelmingly to sour fans on any cruel tease. However Season 7 picks up to answer that bloody twist, Robert Kirkman confirms they won’t try anything like that for the 2017 finale.
‘Walking Dead’ Creator Talks AMC Series Catching Up to Comics
‘Walking Dead’ Creator Talks AMC Series Catching Up to Comics
The Walking Dead has borrowed somewhat more liberally from its source material than adaptations like Game of Thrones, though there always remains a possibility of the AMC drama catching up to, even overtaking Robert Kirkman’s work. The live-action Walking Dead has covered roughly 2/3 of the comics over six seasons, so is Kirkman worried about catching up?
‘Walking Dead’ Boss Defends ‘Star Trek’-Style Cliffhanger: ‘We Wanted to Stay on Your Mind’
‘Walking Dead’ Boss Defends ‘Star Trek’-Style Cliffhanger: ‘We Wanted to Stay on Your Mind’
The Walking Dead Season 7 has already begun production, kicking off a new round of fan investigation to fill the void of Game of Thrones‘’ latest twist, and giving producers one hell of a challenge to keep Negan’s victim under wraps. That said, creator Robert Kirkman isn’t done defending the controversial cliffhanger, likening it to the best episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation, and wanting fans to hope, not grieve.
‘The Walking Dead’ Teases ‘Complete Badass’ Introduction Of ‘Jesus’
‘The Walking Dead’ Teases ‘Complete Badass’ Introduction Of ‘Jesus’
There’s plenty to resolve by the back half of The Walking Dead Season 6, let alone new characters to introduce before Season 7, one of which we’ve already glimpsed on set. Before we meet the new big bad, Robert Kirkman offers a teases of a new comic-ripped force for good, as The Walking Dead prepares to introduce “Jesus” himself.
10 ‘The Walking Dead’ Facts for Your Delicious Brains
10 ‘The Walking Dead’ Facts for Your Delicious Brains
The Walking Dead brings a lot more to the table than endless zombie carnage, but did you know that the AMC horror-drama has given over 10 different names for the dead, without once using the Z-word? What sneaky reference to a canine superhero has Robert Kirkman kept in since the pilot? These are just some of the delicious morsels awaiting you in the second episode of 'You Think You Know TV?,' which aims a crossbow at some fresh facts about The Walking Dead!
‘The Walking Dead’ Spinoff: AMC Officially Orders Companion Series Pilot For 2015
‘The Walking Dead’ Spinoff: AMC Officially Orders Companion Series Pilot For 2015
It's been a good long while since we'd heard from the front of a potential 'The Walking Dead' spinoff/companion series on AMC, but with the fifth season due in a month's time, it seems the network is solidifying their grip on the zombie apocalypse. AMC has officially ordered a pilot for the forthcoming 'Walking Dead' companion series, set to explore a new corner of the in-show universe, because it apparently...wasn't official enough at first.