More casting news for what is probably horror fans' most anticipated new TV show! Frank Darabont's small screen adaptation of Robert Kirkman's zombie epic "The Walking Dead" continues its pitch perfect casting!
Every good hero needs a heroine, and the role of Lori has just been filled for Frank Darabont's adaptation of the acclaimed Robert Kirkman comic book series The Walking Dead for AMC.
One project we're keeping a very close eye on is Frank Darabont's adaptation of the Robert Kirkman zombie epic The Walking Dead. If ever there was a comic that warranted some form of screen adaptation, this is no doubt it, and we really believe Frank is the perfect person for the job.
Add another name to the rapidly growing list of people who have signed on to experience the chaos of Frank Darabont's small screen envisioning of the Robert Kirkman graphic novel The Walking Dead.
The 2010 Dallas International Film Festival kicked off this past weekend by presenting actress Amber Heard with the first DALLAS Shining Star Award on Saturday, April 10, at The Angelika Film Center, and on Friday, April 16th, writer/director Frank Darabont will receive the DALLAS Star Award for his many contributions to the film industry over the course of his illustrious career.
Now that we all know that Jon Bernthal will be playing Shane, partner of the main character, Rick Grimes, in Frank Darabont's adaptation of The Walking Dead for AMC, speculation has been at a fever pitch over who will play Grimes himself. Today the answer has come.
Two stories on Frank Darabont's adaptation of The Walking Dead for AMC in one day? It feels like Christmas, no? Okay thus far we know that Jon Bernthal will be playing Shane, we know that Jonny Lee Miller is the frontrunner to play Rick, and we know that KNB will be handling the zombie F/X. And now a bit more info has come our way!
Now that we all know that Jon Bernthal will be playing Shane, partner of the main character, Rick Grimes, in Frank Darabont's adaptation of The Walking Dead for AMC, speculation has been at a fever pitch over who will play Grimes himself. Personally I would have liked to see AJ Bowen tackle the job, but apparently the powers-that-be are looking over another young talent.
Finally some sold casting news has hit for Frank Darabont's small screen adaptation of the Robert Kirkman zombie epic The Walking Dead for AMC! Words alone cannot describe how excited we are for this one!
There's not much that warms the heart of your old Uncle Creepy more than zombies, especially when they're contained within such a rich universe as the one created by Robert Kirkman in The Walking Dead. Which is why I'm ecstatic to report that a start date has been set for the filming of the pilot for Frank Darabont's The Walking Dead TV adaptation on AMC.
We here at Dread Central aren't looking forward to any single project out there as much as we are Frank Darabont's upcoming adaptation of Robert Kirkman's zombie saga The Walking Dead. Not since the early work of Romero has a Dead universe been so rich with detail and so brutal on its protagonists. Will all that horror and drama make it into the AMC series? Signs right now are pointing to yes.
In early August we announced that AMC was very close to finalizing the deal to bring a live action version of Robert Kirkman's legendary zombie tale The Walking Dead to their network with director Frank Darabont at the helm. Good news, dead heads! The deal is DONE!
There's probably no better person to tackle the adaptation of Robert Kirkman's The Walking Dead than Frank Darabont. I've always been a fan of the guy, and two years after the release of his masterpiece, The Mist, I'm adamant that we've yet to get another genre film that good. By crafting a perfect balance of creature feature, human drama, and social commentary, Darabont proved himself a master of the elements required to make this sucker work.
We can barely contain our excitement! News just broke that the iconic comic series we hold dear to our hearts, Robert Kirkman's The Walking Dead, is getting the series treatment at AMC with one of our favorite directors at the helm, Frank Darabont. Two words: Holy -and- Shit!!!