The Walking Dead TV Casting

Finally some sold casting news has hit for Frank Darabont’s small screen adaptation of the Robert Kirkman zombie epic, The Walking Dead for AMC! Words along cannot describe how excited we are for this one!

According to The Hollywood Reporter “The Ghost Writer” co-star Jon Bernthal (pictured right) is the first actor cast in what is probably the biggest thing to happen to fans of flesh-eaters in quite some time.

Bernthal will be playing story lead Rick Grimes’ partner and best friend Shane who looks after Rick’s wife and son until Rick catches up with them.

The Walking Dead is based on Robert Kirkman’s popular comic book. It chronicles the months and years following a zombie apocalypse. Frank Darabont is the project’s writer, director, and exec producer with Anne Hurd and David Alpert also exec producing.

2 Responses to “The Walking Dead TV Casting”

  1. Buz says:

    Awesome news! I can’t wait to get some zombie pics from this show. Its going to be groundbreaking for sure!

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