As season 10 of The Walking Dead winds (or whispers, rather) to its mid-season finale, AMC remains busy building the TWD empire for years to come. According to Deadline, the network has announced that Emmy winner Julia Ormond will join the cast of The Walking Dead: World Beyond, the second spin-off series for the cultural phenomenon that will also spawn a series of feature films in the near future. Show-runner Scott M. Gimple will executive-produce, along with series veterans Matt Negrete, Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, and David Alpert.
The cast of Preacher and the creative team behind the hit AMC show made one last appearance this weekend at San Diego Comic Con to discuss the upcoming final season. Fortunately, fans at home can watch the official Season 4 trailer that debuted at the event from the comfort of their own homes.
Featuring expansive exterior shots, over-the-top action sequences, and all of our favorite characters, the new clip promises that, “It all goes to Hell in the end.” You can watch every explosion, every, car crash, and every punch in the face below, courtesy of IGN: read more
It’s hard to believe that we’re already coming up on season ten of AMC’s hit show The Walking Dead. I can remember how hyped up I was for the first episode to premiere on Halloween night in 2010. My wife and I made sure that all of the candy was handed out to the trick ‘r treaters and that the popcorn was ready so we could indulge in a brand new zombie world.
Well now it’s 2019 and this zombie world ain’t so brand new anymore. Hell, there are only two characters remaining from season one and they weren’t even “main characters” from the start; though it’s safe to say that Daryl and Carol certainly became favorites as time went on. read more
AMC has just released a five minute long featurette for the second season of The Terror, subtitled Infamy.
The clip showcases many of the writers, actors, and directors involved with the upcoming AMC program (which will debut on August 12) as they discuss the inspiration for the new season and the many ways that Infamy is steeped in Japanese culture (particularly, the tradition ghost stories of Japan called kaidan).
Unlike last season, (which was based on a novel by Dan Simmons and the real-life events of the disappearance of the H.M.S. Erebus and H.M.S. Terror in the arctic regions), this season will take place during World War II in a Japanese Internment camp. read more
AMC has just released a full trailer for the second season of The Terror. Unlike the original story (which was based on a novel by Dan Simmons and the real-life events of the disappearance of the H.M.S. Erebus and H.M.S. Terror), this season (which is subtitled Infamy) will take place during World War II in a Japanese Internment camp.
Although the setting has shifted, the tone of the series appears to capture the same paranoia and helplessness that made the first season so bleak, along with a similar supernatural presence from “the old country”. read more
AMC has asked Owen King to write the pilot for the best selling novel ‘Sleeping Beauties’ that he co-wrote with his dad Stephen King. According to the news from Deadline, the goal is to have ‘Sleeping Beauties’ be an open-ended series for the network.
Ashley Zalta, executive producer on the upcoming series, said, “Owen and Stephen King found the perfect canvas to tell a haunting and gripping story that sparks a relevant conversation about gender equality and individuality, we couldn’t be more excited about this collaboration with the Kings and with AMC, who have so often boldly redefined genres.” read more
The series stars Derek Mio, Kiki Sukezane, Cristina Rodlo, Shingo Usami, Naoko Mori, Miki Ishikawa, and George Takei.
The Terror: Infamy will premiere on AMC on Monday, August 12 at 9:00 p.m.
AMC brought its upcoming horror-drama NOS4A2 to the massive 7,500 seat arena at WonderCon in Anaheim, California. Fans in attendance were treated to an advance screening of the first episode, a new trailer, and a panel with most of the cast and key creators of the show.
The show is based on the 2013 novel by Joe Hill of the same name and fans of the book will no doubt be wondering how the time jumps will be managed on a TV show. In the book, Vic McQueen (played by actress Ashleigh Cummings) realizes she has a special ability to find lost things at a very young age which would require a young actress. The creators of the show, including show runner Jami O’Brien and Joe Hill, made the decision to have Vic’s “power” become active as a teenage to minimize the time jumps. read more
It appears that, for better or for worse, The Walking Dead universe will continue to expand. In AMC Network’s quarterly earnings call with shareholders and analysts, COO Ed Carroll confirmed that a new spinoff of the long-running zombie series is in “active development.” Deadline was the first to report this story. This announcement comes on the heels of the revelation that three feature films based on TWD have been given the green light (starring the Rick Grimes character), and as the original small-screen spinoff series Fear the Walking Dead is only months away from unleashing its fifth full season. read more
The King family is no stranger to vampire fiction, specifically dad Stephen and son Joe. In 2013 Joe Hill, oldest son of author Stephen King, released his third novel, called NOS4A2, to mostly critical acclaim as it was nominated for the Bram Stoker Award for best novel as well as named one of the top books of 2013 by Time Magazine.
In 2015, AMC announced that it had ordered a ten-episode series based on the book which finally began production this past October. Starring Ashleigh Cummings (Hounds of Love) as Vic McQueen and Zachary Quinto (Star Trek, Hannibal) as Charlie Manx – the story’s protagonist, an ancient sort of “psychic vampire”, AMC is looking to have the series out summer of 2019. read more