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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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Daryl in Distress in EW; E! Online Talks Season 5 With Steven Yeun

the-walking-dead-416-daryl-reedus-terminus-325x200This week, Entertainment Weekly has a photo of Daryl in trouble, while Steven Yeun has a chat with E! Online about Season 5. Plus, Wetpaint recaps AMC’s Inside The Walking Dead. Read on for more:

Entertainment Weekly features an exclusive photo of “a bloodied and bruised Daryl, who has also been gagged and bound.”

Steven Yeun speaks with E! Online about the group’s experience at Terminus, saying, “I can’t give too much away… I will say the group is evolving, the group is not a group to be messed with anymore.”

Wetpaint has a recap of AMC’s documentary, Inside The Walking Dead, which includes the revelation that Norman Reedus will “probably, like, set my trailer on fire” if Daryl is killed off. ComicBook.com also has an account of the documentary. Indiewire has a video of the entire 43-minute documentary.
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AMC Teams Up With Artist Series Guitar to Offer Exclusive The Walking Dead Collection

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Want to rock out in style during the new season of The Walking Dead? AMC and Artists Series Guitar (ASG) have joined forces to offer avid fans an exclusive The Walking Dead guitar collection. These limited edition guitars feature series photography and never-before-seen artwork created by ASG as well as artists like Alex Ross, whose portfolio includes Marvel and DC Comics. The instruments are crafted with high quality ASG Arsenal Pickups, Grover Tuners, a Hand-Carved Mahogany Top and a Dark Rosewood Fingerboard with Mother-of-Pearl Inlays.

Fans can get a first-look at the collection during this year’s San Diego Comic Con on the first floor of the Hard Rock Hotel (207 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101) from July 24 through July 27. The exhibit will feature all nine guitars from the collection and ASG will give away one The Walking Dead guitar to a lucky winner at the conclusion of the event.

Click here to purchase a guitar from The Walking Dead collection online.

The Walking Dead returns this October on AMC.

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Greg Nicotero’s Satellite Award Kills Zombies; Steven Yeun Chats With Splash Chicago

twd-episode-301-glenn-fence-325.jpgThis week, Rick and Daryl use Greg Nicotero’s Satellite Award to kill zombies, while Steven Yeun talks Season 5 with Splash Chicago. Plus, FanSided says The Walking Dead “gets everything right.” Read on for more:

• Greg Nicotero’s Satellite Award acceptance speech video features Rick, Daryl and Abraham using the statue as a weapon, and ComicBook.com has the video.

Splash Chicago interviews Steven Yeun, who says of Season 5, “We’re definitely going for it. We’re coming back with bruises and cuts and dings.”

FanSided declares that The Walking Dead “gets everything right,” calling the show a “well made and handled series.”
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McFarlane Toys to Launch Building Block Sets for The Walking Dead

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Do you dream of building your very own The Walking Dead apocalypse? AMC and McFarlane Toys have teamed up to create The Walking Dead Building Toys, which allow you to recreate your favorite moments from AMC’s iconic series with realistic sculptures, light-up features, iconic environments and a slew of beloved characters and walkers. Playsets include Daryl Dixon with his chopper, The Governor’s cave (with light-up walker head aquariums) and the Prison Tower with gate. Expand your building block apocalypse with accessory packs and figures such as Daryl Dixon, Michonne, The Governor, Carl Grimes, Riot Gear Walker, Michonne’s Pet Walker and Herd Walkers.

McFarlane Toys’ The Walking Dead building sets and figures will be available this Fall at exclusively at Toys ‘R’ Us stores nationwide.

The Walking Dead returns this October on AMC.

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Vulture Showcases New Video of Season 5; Scott Gimple Talks New Challenges with Collider

the-walking-dead-416-rick-michonne-carl-325This week, Vulture shares a behind-the-scenes video from the cast and crew of The Walking Dead, while showrunner Scott Gimple speaks with Collider about what’s to come on Season 5. Plus, MStarz.com reports on Melissa McBride and Chandler Riggs’s wins at the Saturn Movie Awards. Read on for more:

Vulture has a behind-the-scenes video from the cast and crew of The Walking Dead for Season 5, in which Andrew Lincoln says the season premiere is “the most ambitious first episode I think we’ve attempted.”

• Scott Gimple talks with Collider after the Saturn Movie Awards about the new challenges in Season 5, deviations from the comic book series, and The Walking Dead spinoff series. Comic Book Movie.com, Dread Central, and Inquisitr also report on the interview.

MStarz.com reports on Melissa McBride and Chandler Riggs’s wins at the Saturn Movie Awards, with McBride winning Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series and Riggs winning Best Performance By A Young Actor In A Television Series. Comicbook.com also has the details.

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Norman Reedus Tells EW Season 5 is “Dynamic”; Andrew Lincoln Talks Character Deaths

the-walking-dead-daryl-norman-rick-andrew-402-field-325This week, Norman Reedus tells Entertainment Weekly that Season 5 is “dynamic,” while Andrew Lincoln talks to GoldDerby about dealing with character deaths. Plus, Rolling Stone names Reedus one of its nerd sex symbols. Read on for more:

Norman Reedus talks to Entertainment Weekly about filming Season 5, how “everyone’s really bringing it. It’s going great. It’s so dynamic because it’s so fast-paced and so complicated. It’s great to be back.”

During a Gold Derby web chat, Andrew Lincoln says of The Walking Dead‘s many deaths that “I probably didn’t anticipate how painful it would be making these great friendships with people and then invariably losing them.”

Norman Reedus is anointed as one of Rolling Stone‘s nerd sex symbols, since Daryl’s “growing loyalty to the group (save for a few expected hiccups) and tough-guy-with-a heart-of-gold persona has made him one of the most beloved characters.”

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