First Full Scenes from The Walking Dead Premiering at NY Comic Con; New Sizzle Reel Debuts Today
Today AMC announced details of "The Walking Dead" panel event taking place at the New York Comic Con on Sunday, October 10, featuring a first look at full scenes from the upcoming series. Additionally they've released a brand new behind-the-scenes sizzle reel that of course we have for you right here!
From the Press Release:
During New York Comic Con, taking place October 8-10, 2010, at the Jacob K. Javits Center, AMC will premiere the first full scenes from the network’s highly anticipated series, “The Walking Dead.” In addition to the exclusive preview, the stars and producers of the drama, based on the comic book written by Robert Kirkman, will be present for a panel scheduled for Sunday, October 10 at 2:15 pm in the IGN Theater.
The event will include series stars Andrew Lincoln (Love Actually), Jon Bernthal (“The Pacific”), Sarah Wayne Callies (“Prison Break”), Laurie Holden (The Mist), and Steven Yeun (“The Big Bang Theory”). Joining the cast are writer, director, executive producer and three-time Academy Award nominee Frank Darabont (The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile) and executive producers Robert Kirkman and Gale Anne Hurd (The Terminator, Aliens, Armageddon). “The Walking Dead” will premiere on Halloween at 10:00 pm EST on AMC.
During the 90-minute event moderator Eric Moro of IGN.com will lead panelists in a discussion about their experience shooting “The Walking Dead” and the process of bringing Kirkman’s comic book to life on the small screen, among other topics. The panel will be followed by a Q&A session with attendees.
“The Walking Dead” tells the story of the weeks and months that follow after a zombie apocalypse. County Sheriff Rick Grimes (Lincoln) travels with his family and a small group of survivors, constantly in search of a safe and secure home. But the constant pressure of fighting off death on a daily basis takes a heavy toll, sending many to the lowest depths of human cruelty. As Rick struggles to keep his family alive, he will discover that the overwhelming fear of the survivors can be far more dangerous than the mindless walkers roaming the earth.
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