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The Walking Dead

Based On Comic Book

The TV show is based on Robert Kirkman's, Tony Moore's, and Charlie Adlard's comic book series.1)


On October 31, 2010, the series launched in the United States.2)


The Walking Dead takes place after a global zombie apocalypse has begun.3)

Rick Grimes

The story revolves around sheriff's deputy Rick Grimes, who awakens from a coma to discover the apocalypse.4)


Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies, Laurie Holden, Jeffrey DeMunn, Steven Yeun, Chandler Riggs, Norman Reedus, Lauren Cohan, Danai Gurira, and Michael Rooker are among the cast members.5)


The zombies, generally known as “walkers,” shamble towards live people and other creatures in order to consume them; humans who bite or scratch them become infected and gradually transform into walkers as well.6)


Bear McCreary composed the music for the television series. He picked a basic, recurring tune from the strings section to utilize.7)

Zombie School

Each actor who plays a zombie in Walking Dead goes through “zombie school” and learns how to move like a zombie.8)

Zombie Makeup

Zombie makeup is classified into three levels: Hero, Midground, and Deep Background. Hero zombies are highlighted walkers that have been entirely transformed from head to toe. Midground zombies have their faces highlighted and shadowed, but they are not near enough to the camera to require complete makeup. Deep background zombies frequently wear masks and are solely intended to serve as a backdrop.9)


The Walking Dead is primarily shot in Georgia.10)


The first season was primarily shot in Atlanta, albeit it required extensive collaboration with the city to close streets and parks for filming.11)


Many parodies have been developed. We've seen parodies on Saturday Night Live as well as on YouTube channels.12)

Future Plans

AMC CEO Josh Sapan indicated in September 2018 that they intend to continue The Walking Dead brand for another ten years, including new films and TV programs based on the original comic book series.13)


The show has received multiple nominations for accolades, including the Writers Guild of America Award for New Series and the Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series - Drama.14)

Greg Nicotero

Greg Nicotero is an executive producer and the series' lead special effects makeup artist.15)

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