The Walking Dead season five finale 'already nailed'
Robert Kirkman drops some hints on what to expect from the next run
Robert Kirkman, executive producer, shared some new details about the zombie apocalypse show’s progression during an interview with MTV last week.
The team have decided on the “overall arc of the season”, with Kirkman’s second episode script submitted. “We’re pretty much halfway through the fifth season, script wise,” he said.
Kirkman also dropped some hints about the introduction of infamous villain Negan from the 100th issue of the comic books.
“As far as Negan casting goes, Scott (Gimple, the showrunner) and I are always talking about who we would put in that. It’s definitely on our minds and there are a lot of candidates,” he said.
“I wouldn’t expect Negan too terribly soon, although he is definitely in the plan. It’s a 99 per cent lock that he’s going to be in the show eventually, so be on the lookout for that.”
Fans can also get excited about the recently announced Walking Dead spin-off, but Kirkman is keeping relatively hush about its development.
“I’m actively working with Dave Erickson on that and we know when our proposed release date is although I can’t tell you that, obviously,” he said. “We’re working towards that show and it’s going to be awesome.”
Shooting for The Walking Dead's fifth season is scheduled to begin in May, before airing on US network AMC in October.
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Strictly Come Dancing 2014: Gregg Wallace joins line-up as final celebrities revealed
- 2 Keira Knightley topless: Usually conservative actress does own take on #Freethenipple campaign for Interview Magazine
- 3 Oil tanker with $100 million cargo goes missing off Texas coast
- 4 Saudi Arabia executes 19 in one half of August in 'disturbing surge of beheadings'
- 5 Brother and sister, Christopher Buckner and Timothy Savoy, arrested for 'committing incest after watching 'The Notebook''
Strictly Come Dancing 2014: Gregg Wallace joins line-up as final celebrities revealed
Great British Bake Off 2014: Ofcom receives 13 complaints about Baked Alaska episode
Nicki Minaj suffers wardrobe malfunction during MTV VMAs performance with Ariana Grande and Jessie J
Friends reunion: Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow and Courteney Cox perform mini sketch on Jimmy Kimmel Live
Strictly Come Dancing 2014: Meet the contestants
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Scottish independence TV debate: Pumped-up Alex Salmond bounces back in bruising second round against Alistair Darling
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
- < Previous
- Next >