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Dead Appears on EW Cover; Greg Nicotero Teases Season 5

the-walking-dead-411-greg-nicotero-glenn-yeun-325This week, The Walking Dead shows up on the cover of Entertainment Weekly, while Greg Nicotero teases Season 5 to The Huffington Post, Access Hollywood and Cinefantastique. Plus, Uproxx says the new teaser trailer for Season 5 is “sufficiently frightening.”

Entertainment Weekly puts The Walking Dead on four collectible covers this week and learns from Robert Kirkman that “By minute two or three of our season premiere, I think the vast majority of our questions have been answered, and five or six more have been presented…”

The Huffington Post interviews Greg Nicotero, who teases, “We hit certain milestones from the comic book that are tailored to our show and our characters, and certain storylines that we see in the comic book we will see in various places through Season 5.” Access Hollywood also talks to Greg Nicotero, who says that he kept one of Hershel’s heads and gave another one to Scott Wilson.

• Bloody Disgusting spotlights a new 10-second teaser for Season 5. ComicBook.com thinks “it makes things look pretty threatening for Rick Grimes and company,” while Uproxx calls it “sufficiently frightening.”
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The Walking Dead Season 4 DVD, Blu-Ray and Limited Edition Blu-Ray Now Available

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Today AMC and Anchor Bay Entertainment announce that The Walking Dead: The Complete Fourth Season is now available for purchase at all major retailers. Each format contains five loaded discs, presenting each episode exactly as it was originally broadcast. The Blu-ray™ + Digital HD with Ultraviolet™ presents the episodes in pristine 1080p high-definition and lossless Dolby TrueHD 7.1 audio. As with previous season releases, The Walking Dead: The Complete Fourth Season rewards fans with hours of bonus features, including never-before-seen production footage, deleted scenes and audio commentaries. Ultra-exclusive content will be available on the Blu-ray™ release, including additional audio commentaries and several extended episodes. The Walking Dead: The Complete Fourth Season will also be available in a Blu-ray™ limited edition “Tree Walker” collector’s package.

Click here to purchase The Walking Dead: The Complete Fourth Season on DVD and Blu-Ray.

The Walking Dead returns Sunday, October 12 9/8c on AMC.

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Moviepilot Applauds Michonne; Steven Yeun Wins Drunk History Kudos

the-walking-dead-305-michonne-gurira-325This week, Moviepilot declares that Michonne is The Walking Dead‘s best character, while Paste compliments Steven Yeun for his role in a recent episode of Drunk History. Plus, Greg Nicotero sits down with Yahoo TV. Read on for more:

Moviepilot makes the case for why Michonne is The Walking Dead‘s best character.

Paste reviews the most recent episode of Drunk History (“arguably one of the series’ best”), applauding Steven Yeun, who “has just the right mix of give-it-all scrappiness and expert comic timing to rise to the challenge…”

• Greg Nicotero tells Yahoo TV how much he likes helping to design The Walking Dead DVD cases, noting, “We’re constantly trying to find those cool, fun, iconic walker moments when we get a chance to create a cool DVD and keepsake.”
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Gale Anne Hurd Wins Stan Lee Award; Walking Dead Battles in EW TV Fight Club

TWD-S4-Gale-Anne-Hurd-Dispatch-325This week, Gale Anne Hurd will be presented with the Stan Lee Lifetime Achievement Award, while The Walking Dead battles Game of Thrones in Entertainment Weekly‘s TV Fight Club. Plus, Andrew Lincoln talks to The Hollywood Reporter about the last line of Season 4. Read on for more:

TheWrap reports that Gale Anne Hurd will be presented with the Geekie Awards’ Stan Lee Lifetime Achievement Award from Stan Lee himself.

The Walking Dead (which “presents a post-apocalyptic vision of humanity on a death march that’s unlike anything we’ve ever seen”) battles Game of Thrones in Entertainment Weekly‘s TV Fight Club.

Wetpaint has a video clip of Rick saying the last line of Season 4 the way it was meant to be said, calling it “More intense. More badass. More menacing. More I just bit a guy’s neck, now I’m comin’ for yours.” Meanwhile, Andrew Lincoln tells The Hollywood Reporter he pushed to have the season 4 finale “end with an F-bomb.”
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Robert Kirkman Talks Character Deaths With EW; Gale Anne Hurd Offers Season 5 Spoilers

the-walking-dead-kirkman-325This week, Robert Kirkman tells Entertainment Weekly he knows when each character will die, while Gale Anne Hurd shares some Season 5 details with Zap2it. Plus, Michael Rooker chats with the Los Angeles Times about Merle’s popularity. Read on for more:

• Robert Kirkman shares with Entertainment Weekly that he has a good sense of when each character is dying and that killing them off is tough, but, “you know, the story’s gotta get done and people gots to die, as I like to say.”

Zap2it gets ten Season 5 spoilers from Gale Anne Hurd, including her preference for Team Daryl (“I do know if there is a zombie apocalypse, I want to be on the back of his bike”).

• The Los Angeles Times chats with Michael Rooker, who thinks that Merle is so popular partly because “doing a TV show is like doing a film every week. The impact on your fans and followers is remarkable.”
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Walking Dead Thrills Comic-Con Fans; Scott Gimple Teases Season 5 With TV Guide

Tyreese (Chad Coleman) - The Walking DeadThis week, The Walking Dead cast and crew takes over Comic-Con, while Scott Gimple talks to TV Guide about what to expect in the new season. Plus, Chad L. Coleman discusses Lizzie’s death with TheWrap. Read on for more:

USA Today has an account of The Walking Dead‘s Comic-Con panel, as well as the Season 5 trailer shown there, and reports that Scott Gimple says of the show, “Everyone alive has done unspeakable things…Who do they become?” ABC News, Digital Spy (which shares the news of Seth Gilliam joining the show to play Father Gabriel) and HitFix live-blog the event, while The Hollywood Reporter was also there. Flickering Myth has a video of the entire panel.

• Scott Gimple tells TV Guide that the survivors are “going to be facing some pretty heavy stuff that is going to define who they are as people moving forward.” [No Link] Wetpaint has more details from the interview.

Chad L. Coleman, chatting with TheWrap, discusses how Lizzie’s death “beautifully captured how this crazy world twisted this little girl into something that, probably, is the most dangerous person in that world.”
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Pre-Order The Walking Dead Season 4 DVD Set Through Walmart to Receive an Exclusive Soundtrack

twd-songs-of-survival-soundtrack-325x325AMC has partnered with Anchor Bay Entertainment and Republic Records to offer The Walking Dead fans an exclusive soundtrack with the release of The Walking Dead: The Complete Fourth Season on Blu-ray and DVD. The soundtrack and Blu-ray/DVD sets will be made available only through Walmart. In addition, attendees at Comic-Con International 2014 can preorder the set with the special “Rick Grimes Sherriff’s Badge” Comic-Con collectible at the Anchor Bay Entertainment booth (#4037). The soundtrack, entitled “Songs of Survival Vol. 2,” features exclusive tracks from artists such as Phantogram, Godsmack, Colbie Caillat and The Lumineers and will be included with both the standard and Limited Edition Collection Blu-ray and DVD release of The Walking Dead: The Complete Fourth Season. As an added bonus, the sets are also packaged with a “West Georgia Correctional Facility Key” souvenir. Click here to pre-order the complete set with collectible key and soundtrack from Walmart.

Tracks featured in the soundtrack include:

  • Meshell Ndegecello, “Good Day Bad”
  • The Lumineers, “Visions of China”
  • Phantogram, “Never Going Home (Alt-J. Remix)”
  • Crooked Fingers, “All The Young Thugs”
  • Colbie Caillat, “The Way I Was”
  • Kongos, “Escape (Acoustic)”
  • Godsmack, “Turning To Stone”

Click here to pre-order The Walking Dead: The Complete Fourth Season Blu-ray or DVD set with collectible key and soundtrack from Walmart.

Click here to listen to Phantogram’s “Never Going Home (Alt-J. Remix) on YouTube.

The Walking Dead returns this October on AMC. Check back at amc.com all this week for updates from The Walking Dead at San Diego Comic-Con.

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Robert Kirkman On Season 5 with EW; Norman Reedus Says “Grab Your Tissues” to HuffPost

Daryl Dixon (Norman Reedus) and Walker - The Walking DeadThis week, Robert Kirkman talks with Entertainment Weekly about the focus of the premiere episode, while Norman Reedus sits down with The Huffington Post to talk Daryl’s evolution and more. Plus, Steven Yeun addresses rumors. Read on for more:

• Robert Kirkman teases Season 5 with Entertainment Weekly, talking new additions to the cast, the main focus of the premiere episode, and how “There are a lot of big revelations that haven’t really come out that I think people are going to be startled by.” KDrama Stars and Seriable also report on the interview.

• Huffington Post talks with Norman Reedus about his “character specific episode” in Season 5, his bromance with Andrew Lincoln, and tells viewers to “Grab your tissues” during Season 5. Wet Paint also has the interview.

• Steven Yeun addresses rumors about Glenn’s possible death on Wet Paint, but Robert Kirkman says “Keep those rumors flying!”
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AMC and Next Games Debut Trailer for The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land Mobile Game

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AMC and Next Games have teamed up to present The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land. The mobile game, developed exclusively for smartphones and tablet devices, will allow players to experience the world of the iconic series through gameplay featuring themes familiar to the show. Your characters will have to fight in a post-apocalyptic, walker-infested world and it’s all up to you to stay human and survive. Check out this never-before-seen trailer for the game now, and if you’re heading to Comic-Con this week, stop by AMC’s The Walking Dead booth #4237 to watch it again. Then stay tuned for more news about the game, which will launch early next year in conjunction with The Walking Dead Season 5′s Mid-Season Premiere.

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Click here to learn more about The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land.

The Walking Dead returns this October on AMC. Check back at amc.com all this week for updates from The Walking Dead at San Diego Comic-Con.

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Limited Edition The Walking Dead Daryl Dixon Wolf Statue Now Available for Pre-Order

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Can’t get enough of Daryl Dixon? Bring him home with you! AMC has partnered with Gentle Giant Ltd. and actor Norman Reedus to create an iconic statue featuring Daryl on the hunt, flanked by two wolves. As Reedus explains, the idea for the statue comes from his fans, who feel the character of Daryl embodies the spirit of the rebel, the survivor, the lone wolf. A limited number of pieces are now available for pre-order online and will include a certificate of of authenticity signed by Reedus. If you’re attending San Diego Comic Con, be sure to visit Gentle Giant Ltd. at booth #3513 for the official unveiling of the statue and to place your pre-order in person.

To pre-order the Daryl Dixon statue from Gentle Giant, click here.

The Walking Dead returns this October on AMC. Check back at amc.com all next week for updates from The Walking Dead at San Diego Comic-Con.

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