The Walking Dead – Violent New Clip / Help Spread the Dead

If you missed “The Walking Dead” footage from last night’s “Scream Awards 2010” broadcast, don’t worry! We have it here for you in all of its headshot-taking glory along with a special contest from AMC!

From the Press Release:
Spread The Dead is an online promotion that will incentivize fans to spread the word about the premiere of “The Walking Dead” on October 31st at 10/9c. Users earn points by sharing badges with their friends online through their own custom URL. These points can add up to amazing cash prizes.

Once registered, users must share their unique URL with friends. Every time a person reaches the Spread The Dead homepage through this link the associated user receives a point. Top competing fans will get highlighted on a leader-board. The first place prize is $5000, there are two $2500 second place prizes and the top 15 on the leader-board at the end of the promotion will win Walking Dead prize packs.

Each person arriving to Spread The Dead through one of these shared links will be tracked and highlighted on a stylized U.S. map generating a visualization of the growing fan base. The contest comes to a close on November 19, 2010.

“The Walking Dead” tells the story of life following a zombie apocalypse. It follows a group of survivors, led by police officer Rick Grimes, traveling in search of a safe and secure home. Andrew Lincoln (Love Actually, Teachers, Strike Back) portrays the lead role of Rick Grimes while actor Jon Bernthal (The Pacific, The Ghost Writer) portrays the character Shane, who worked with Rick in the police department before the zombie disaster. Other cast members include Laurie Holden (“The Shield”), who plays Andrea, one of two sisters who join the survivors of the zombie plague, Steven Yeun as Glenn, an expert scavenger, and Sarah Wayne Callies (“Prison Break”), who plays Rick’s wife, Lori.

Frank Darabont is the project’s writer, director of the pilot, and exec producer with Gale Anne Hurd and David Alpert also exec producing. KNB is handling the effects.

“The Walking Dead” will premiere on Halloween night, Sunday, October 31st, at 10/9c! To stay up-to-the-minute on all things walker related, follow @WalkingDead_AMC on Twitter and visit “The Walking Dead” on Facebook.

Click here for our review of “The Walking Dead”!

Check out the clip below courtesy of Spike TV

The Walking Dead – TV Spot
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The Walking Dead - Violent New Clip / Help Spread the Dead

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