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‘Walking Dead’ Addresses Sonequa Martin-Green’s ‘Star Trek’ Role

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 25, 2017 @ 12:11 PM
CBS / AMC
The Walking Dead has a habit of telegraphing its punches when stars secure additional gigs outside of AMC, immediately placing targets on their character’s back. Corey Hawkins’ exit offered a surprising subversion, but stars and producers now weigh in on Sasha’s future, given Sonequa Martin-Green’s new Star Trek: Discovery role.

‘Walking Dead’ Bosses Deny Curbing Violence After S7 Premiere

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 23, 2017 @ 10:58 PM
AMC
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.

‘Walking Dead’ Boss Throws a Little Shade on That Morse Code Theory

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 18, 2016 @ 12:09 PM
AMC
The Walking Dead isn’t known for elaborate fan-sleuthing (save a dumpster-dive or two), thought it seemed impossibly coincidental that placement of a Morse Code chart and an unusual Rick-Daryl interaction weren’t intentional this past week. Well, sorry to burst your Reddit bubble, but showrunner Scott Gimple says it might just have been a sunny day.

‘Walking Dead’ Bosses Say Negan’s Kills Were Two Years in the Making

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 24, 2016 @ 10:57 AM
AMC
There’s been a bit of back-and-forth surrounding Negan’s victims from last night’s Walking Dead premiere, as some suggested they’d yet to choose the big death before this summer, while cast have claimed to know even longer. Now that the truth is finally splattered out in the open, showrunner Scott M. Gimple and creator Robert Kirkman say the doomed pair was chosen years in advance.

‘Walking Dead’ Season 7 Taking Extra Precaution to Keep Finale Death Hidden

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 4, 2016 @ 7:22 PM
AMC
Among the many questions (and blind rage) coursing through The Walking Dead fans after Sunday’s cliffhanger end to Season 6, many wonder how the AMC horror drama intends to keep its big death under wraps from prying eyes on the set. Now, producers reveal that even the cast remains in the dark, promising to take extra precaution to preserve Season 7 secrecy.

‘The Walking Dead’ Bosses Justify THAT Season 6 Finale Cliffhanger

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 4, 2016 @ 12:36 AM
AMC
And lo, The Walking Dead has come to yet another end, closing out Season 6 with at least someone’s “Last Day on Earth,” though it’s safe to say fan reactions to Jeffrey Dean Morgan’s introduction as Negan proved … divisive. Now, showrunner Scott Gimple and creator Robert Kirkman open up on the big twist, possible backlash, and what it means for Season 7.

Don’t Worry, Negan Will Still Totally Murder Someone in First ‘Walking Dead’ Appearance

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 22, 2016 @ 10:28 AM
AMC
The Walking Dead has been reticent to kill off series regulars over the last few seasons, often to the detriment of fan-favorite supporting stars, though most all in the know expect some major death to punctuate the April Season 6 finale. And lest you think that Jeffrey Dean Morgan’s Negan won’t swing a bat at someone, The Walking Dead showrunner is here to assure you.

‘The Walking Dead’ Filmed Alternate Takes for Negan’s F-Bombs

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 25, 2016 @ 9:23 AM
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As The Walking Dead increasingly embraces its comic roots, fans both count down to and dread the arrival of Jeffrey Dean Morgan’s Negan, a larger-than-life villain whose ilk we’ve not yet seen. One at least wonders how the foul-mouthed foe will express himself under AMC standards, and it seems showrunners have filmed alternate takes to accommodate his sinful swearing.

‘Walking Dead’ Boss Defends ‘Credibility’ After Glenn, Tease Negan’s 2016 Debut

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 30, 2015 @ 4:26 PM
AMC
The Walking Dead has officially signed off 2015 by Sunday’s most recent midseason finale “Start to Finish,” but if you’re anything like us, the first half of Season 6 produced some strong reactions. Now, showrunner Scott Gimple defends the show’s credibility after the big Glenn fakeout, as well as its introduction of Negan, and what to expect in the 2016 return.

‘Walking Dead’ Boss and Steven Yeun Explain ‘Miserable’ Glenn Twist

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 22, 2015 @ 11:22 PM
AMC
Well, the cat’s officially out of the bag now. After a month or so of intense fan speculation, The Walking Dead finally revealed the truth of Glenn’s fate on Sunday’s penultimate 2015 installment “Heads Up,” to the surprise, delight and derision of many. To wit, showrunner Scott Gimple and Steven Yeun himself dropped by Talking Dead via video feed, hoping to address the fervor surrounding one of Season 6’s most controversial twists.