Just when you thought 'The Walking Dead''s latest season renewal had gone by without the showrunner shakeups so often associated with the series, it seems the AMC monster drama has a new problem on its hands. 'The Walking Dead''s original showrunner and co-creator Frank Darabont has hit AMC with a lawsuit alleging that the network defaulted on upwards of $10 million in royalties. Merry Christmas to all!
Yes, that prequel to 'The Shining' is still happening, but we're a little more hopeful now that 'Walking Dead' veteran Glen Mazzara has been hired to pen the script.
It was a great shock to fans of AMC's 'The Walking Dead' when show-runner Glen Mazzara opted to depart the acclaimed horror-drama in advance of the fourth season, despite being largely accredited with the increase in quality over the third. Mazzara still has a part to play in the next few episodes, including co-writing this Sunday's nail-biter "Prey," but will now develop a variety of cable series for FOX Television studios under his newly-formed production company "44 Strong." Find out about Glen Mazzara's next work inside!
Months ago we were shocked to learn that 'The Walking Dead' show-runner and somewhat savior Glen Mazzara would depart the AMC drama in advance of the fourth season, following in a pattern for the series that saw Frank Darabont ousted prior to the season 2 premiere. Writer/producer Scott M. Gimple had been rumored to take the reigns of 'The Walking Dead' season 4, and now AMC has made the news official, bringing on two new executive producers as well. Find out the latest on 'The Walking Dead' inside!
Overjoyed as we are to have 'The Walking Dead' return this Sunday with mid-season premiere "The Suicide King," the AMC drama's return also turns our stomach in knots with thoughts of which beloved characters might bite the big one in the coming weeks. And despite producers' claims that no character is safe, fans have their own ideas of who 'The Walking Dead' would never kill off. However, could new comments from ousted showrunner Glen Mazzara reveal the creative differences that led to his exit? Who might Glen Mazzara have wanted to kill off from 'The Walking Dead' that AMC refused?
At long last, the wait for 'The Walking Dead's season 3 return is nearly over with the imminent arrival of this Sunday's premiere "The Suicide King." And while fans of the AMC horror series eagerly await answers to the questions of Daryl Dixon's fate, and the newly-escalated war between Woodbury's Governor and Rick Grimes, at least one question may remain unanswered: what could have caused show-runner Glen Mazzara to part ways with the series before season 4? New comments from Mazzara may reveal a new side to the story, so check out the latest 'Walking Dead' scoop inside!
Though 'The Walking Dead' season 3 has yet to premiere its final eight episodes on February 10, and Glen Mazzara's recent departure from the series won't be felt until the show's fourth season premiere this October, fans are still wondering what could have led to the schism between AMC and Mazzara that caused yet another show-runner shakeup. After keeping silent for months, Mazzara has finally spoken out about the circumstances of his departure, so get the latest on 'The Walking Dead's season 3 drama inside!
As fans of AMC's 'The Walking Dead' well know, the only thing more traumatic than the wait until February 10 for new episodes was the announcement that the acclaimed zombie-killer drama would return for a fourth season without show-runner Glen Mazzara. Speculation and theories have run rampant about Mazzara's departure, but has AMC chosen writer Scott Gimple to replace Mazzara as 'The Walking Dead' show-runner? Check out the latest 'Walking Dead' show-runner gossip inside!
Any fan of AMC's 'The Walking Dead' likely knows of the show-runner struggles the series has had over the years, first with the sudden and shocking exit of executive producer Frank Darabont, and most recently the announcement that AMC would bring back the mega-hit zombie series for a fourth season without Darabont's replacement Glen Mazzara at the helm. Yet unlike last time, has the reason for Mazzara's departure come to light? Find out why Glen Mazzara left 'The Walking Dead' inside!
Earlier today the TV community was rocked by the news that while AMC had officially renewed 'The Walking Dead' for a fourth season, show-runner Glen Mazzara would resign from his post. Mazzara's departure marks the second show-runner shift for 'The Walking Dead' amid a host of other AMC showrunner conflicts, and now 'Sons of Anarchy' creator Kurt Sutter has publicly attacked AMC over the debacle. The conflict heats up inside!