Well, it had to happen sooner or later. Finally the first news has come from the set of “The Walking Dead” that’s bummed us out a bit. Still, we have faith that this show is going to rock regardless.
Apparently Frank Darabont will only be directing the pilot episode of the series’ first season. We did learn however that if the series gets picked up for renewal beyond the ordered six episodes, we may see him direct a few more. Not to worry though … Darabont, who is also the writer/executive producer, has confirmed that he will be keeping a watchful eye on set.
We’ll keep our ears open as to which directors will be tackling the remaining five episodes. “The Walking Dead” is now filming in Atlanta, Georgia, for its October premiere.
The Walking Dead is based on Robert Kirkman’s popular comic series. It chronicles the months and years following a zombie apocalypse. Frank Darabont is the project’s writer, sometimes director, and exec producer with Gale Anne Hurd and David Alpert also exec producing. KNB will be handling the effects, and Jon Bernthal, Jeffrey DeMunn, Sarah Wayne Callies, Laurie Holden, Steven Yeun, Michael Rooker, and Andrew Lincoln are all set to star.
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