The Walking Dead has always pushed the boundaries of gore and violence, though Season 7 understandably reached a certain plateau with its batty premiere. Some producers even suggested that fan reaction inspired them to tone down Season 7’s bloodlust, though showrunners now say otherwise.
Gale Ann Hurd
You may have heard an old anecdote around The Walking Dead, that initial network notes for the undead drama questioned whether the series needed zombies at all, but it seems AMC’s flagship hit was practically almost iZombie. Producer Gale Ann Hurd reveals that NBC wanted to tweak the premise into a police procedural solving zombie-related cases.
The Syfy programming slate has grown more and more ambitious of late, and 2016 is looking strong with some favorites, old and new. Not only has the network set a second season debut for its breakout 12 Monkeys adaptation, but so too do we know when Walking Dead producer Gale Ann Hurd will unleash a Hunters adaptation.
Fear The Walking Dead closed out the last of its inaugural six episodes last night, much like the mothership series unfurled its brief first season, with the promise of an uncertain new direction ahead. The second season will debut as close as 2016, but producer Gale Ann Hurd promises not to cover the same ground as its predecessor, and certainly not the same cast.
'The Walking Dead''s forthcoming "companion" spinoff series has been something of a mystery since its very announcement, but apart from a time or location for the new chapter of Robert Kirkman's zombie apocalypse, we may at last know our main cast. Meet the six new leads of 'The Walking Dead''s new AMC series in a full casting breakdown for the spinoff, which may take place before the walker apocalypse!
The 'Walking Dead' season 5 trailer finally debuted at Comic-Con 2014 during AMC's panel for the hit zombie-drama, but if you weren't there to see it, thanks to the magic of the internet, you can watch it right now and see what all the fuss is about!
While many on the current stage know 'The Walking Dead's executive producer Gale Ann Hurd as a major force behind the top-rated AMC zombie killer series, not all know that her extensive resume goes as far back as producing such genre staples as 'The Terminator,' 'Alien' and 'The Abyss.' 'The Walking Dead' may be a genre-hopping show, but now Hurd is headed back to hard sci-fi with new USA drama 'Horizon,' a World War 2-set tale of aliens and intrigue that brings genre back to the network. So what's it all about?