This week Greg Nicotero tells Deadline why he submitted the Season 1 premiere to Emmy voters, while Laurie Holden talks about Andrea’s Season 2 mindset with TV Guide and Wired chats with Jon Bernthal.
• Greg Nicotero talks to Deadline about choosing the Season 1 premiere for his Emmy submission because there are “zombies devouring a live horse and a shocking scene in which the sheriff shoots a little zombie girl still clutching her teddy bear,” plus Bicycle Girl.
• Laurie Holden tells TV Guide about her character’s intentions, noting “Andrea doesn’t want to be there” and may split off from the group with Shane.
• Wired has a video interview with Jon Bernthal, who explains “It’s really great that Robert Kirkman is involved with us. It gives us street cred with the comic book fans.”
• Comics Alliance highlights The Walking Dead‘s new teaser trailers, declaring them a strong indication that the “horror drama will continue to pack in the same tension that made the series’ first six installments so successful.”
• Atlanta’s WXIA-TV mentions The Walking Dead in its discussion of TV shows and films shooting in Georgia, quoting an official who says the zombie series has a greater beneficial impact on the state’s bottom line than most productions.
• The MercuryNews.com includes The Walking Dead‘s October 16 premiere in its Fall Preview.
• Rupak Ginn of USA’s Royal Pains shares with Poptimal that he’s “a huge The Walking Dead fan and cannot wait for the new season to begin.”