Tag: the walking dead

Josh McDermitt: “I moved to LA a little later in my life than when most people move and I feel like I’m better for it.”

"You have wins, you have losses. You have to remain positive, that’s probably the biggest challenge; to not get yourself down." - Josh McDermitt on Acting

Josh McDermitt on His ‘Walking Dead’ Character: “I’ve had to make decisions for myself because being an actor is all about making choices”

Josh McDermitt reveals that not even he knows the truth -- and he wants to keep it that way in order to help his performance.

Khary Payton on His ‘Walking Dead’ Audition: “It was one of the more substantial auditions I’ve ever done”

"I always say I’m in the hope business. You’ve got to stay hopeful. You’ve got to get up off your behind and try again..." - Khary Payton

Norman Reedus on Acting: “If it’s something you really want, you have to roll with the rejection”

Norman Reedus is a fan-favorite star on The Walking Dead and was in the cult favorite film The Boondock Saints. However, in the dozen years between those two gigs Reedus had experienced ups and downs in his career and in many cases he was cast in very small roles in big movies or lead roles in movies that went unnoticed. Because of that, he knows what it’s like to be both a superstar and an out-of-work actor. He shared with CNBC what he learned from those lean years. Reedus understands what its like to be a struggling actor. He explains, ... Read more

‘The Walking Dead’ Casting Director Sharon Bialy Reveals the Secrets to Casting the AMC Show

The Walking Dead has changed things up a bit this season. The cast finally has the needed diversity it was missing from the first four seasons. Casting director Sharon Bialy shared her thoughts on the hit zombie show. Bialy dished about what goes on behind the scenes, “Everybody reads on The Walking Dead. This way the writers can see what they bring to the audition and start to think about how they want to write for that character later on, ’cause they’ve already heard the voice in their head and how they handle the language. It really illuminates the role ... Read more

Andrew J. West is Taking a Bite Out of His Meaty Role in ‘The Walking Dead’

Spoilers Ahead: You’ve been warned! AMC’s The Walking Dead continues to be a monster hit for the cable network. The show has been shaking things up this season by integrating scenes and a character from the comic book series it is based off of. Andrew J. West plays Gareth, the head of the cannibals, on the show. He explained to The Hollywood Reporter how edgy is character truly is, “We shot the premiere and, going into episode two, I had no idea. I read that script, and when I got the last couple pages, I was just shocked — but in a ... Read more

Scott Wilson Shares His Thoughts About the Shocking Season 4 Midseason Finale of ‘The Walking Dead’

[Warning: Spoilers Ahead!] For fans of AMC’s The Walking Dead, the Season 4 midseason finale was a shocker last Sunday. The moral center of the zombie show, Hershel Greene was the final victim of The Governor after being held hostage in a failed coup over the prison. Hershel’s end was bloody, but for actor Scott Wilson, it was the end of a great run on the hit cable show. He talked to The Hollywood Reporter about how he sensed his character was about to meet his demise even before showrunner Scott Gimple gave him the news. “It was something that ... Read more

‘The Walking Dead’ star Melissa McBride Talks About Her Character’s Fate: Is Carol Gone From The Show?

Warning: Spoilers Ahead Melissa McBride is one of The Walking Dead‘s strongest female characters on the AMC series. However, last week’s shocking plot turn made a lot of fans worry about the actress’ character Carol. Will she return or is Carol done for good? With Carol admitting to Rick that she had killed David and Karen to prevent the illness from spreading, Rick decided she couldn’t be trusted and banished her. While viewers are left with a big question mark as to her fate, IMDb‘s episode listings indicate that McBride definitely has some life left in her character. The 48-year-old ... Read more

‘The Walking Dead’ Actor Vincent Martella on How to Eat People

Being that The Walking Dead is about a post-apocalyptic world invested with flesh-eating zombies, there are many opportunities for actors to get bit parts as zombies.  However, actor Vincent Martella was able to get the full monty: he starred as human Sweet Patrick in the season premiere and quickly succumbed to an unknown illness that turned him into one of the Walkers. And though he tells Today he’s not going to spoil anything about upcoming episodes, he does admit that the hardest thing about being on the show is trying to realistically portraying making lunch out of a human. Though ... Read more

‘The Walking Dead’ star Norman Reedus Reveals His Non-traditional Path to a Successful Acting Career

Some people have very traditional routes in pursuing their acting career by studying at a prestigious school, making their way out to Los Angeles and eventually getting their first big break. For The Walking Dead‘s Norman Reedus, his path was anything but traditional. In an interview with the U.K.’s Metro, he talked about his journey as a working actor. “I followed a girl I met in Japan to Los Angeles and ended up working in a motorcycle store. I quit the job one night, went to a party in the Hollywood Hills and ended up yelling at a bunch of people. ... Read more

Lawrence Gilliard Jr.’s Great Story on His Audition for ‘The Walking Dead’

Lawrence Gilliard Jr. started his career on The Wire playing D’Angelo Barksdale.  Because another actor from the series was already on AMC’s The Walking Dead, Gilliard was convinced he wouldn’t be able to land the part of Bob Stookey. “Scott [Gimple, the showrunner] told me, ‘You know, we’ve got Chad [Coleman] on the show, so I said, ‘No more Wire people.  We’ve got enough of The Wire, because you see too many Wire people on the show and you start thinking of The Wire.’  So he’s like, ‘No more Wire people, and then I saw your tape, and I said, ... Read more

First Look at ‘The Walking Dead’ Season 4

AMC just released a First Look photo from The Walking Dead's upcoming season.

Dallas Roberts Didn’t Know What To Expect From His Character When He Joined ‘The Walking Dead’

Dallas Roberts, who plays Milton, on AMC’s The Walking Dead wasn’t really sure what to expect when he joined the series.

Gale Anne Hurd on ‘The Walking Dead’, Casting Actors and Killing Off Beloved Characters!

Producer Gale Anne Hurd talks all about dead people - 'The Walking Dead' interview!

AMC’s ‘The Walking Dead’: Frank Darabont & Greg Nicotero Talk Zombies!

Frank Darabont and Greg Nicotero talk about their new AMC show, The Walking Dead!