UPDATE: F/X House Named / Jonny Lee Miller Frontrunner for Rick in The Walking Dead
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.
According to Bloody Disgusting actor Jonny Lee Miller (Hackers, Dracula 2000, "Eli Stone") in the main man in talks to lead our band of heroes through the land of the dead.
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, director, and exec producer with Anne Hurd and David Alpert also exec producing.
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Shock Till You Drop has learned that KNB Effects will be handling all that gloriously dead tissue for the show.
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