Unveiled at comic con yesterday!
The Walking Dead had it’s panel and signing on July 19th and I have added images of Andrew making his rounds at Comic Con at three separate events.
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Next week, Andrew is one of three collector’s covers dropped by Entertainment Weekly. Chander Riggs and Norman Reedus are the other two that grace the covers. Here’s a peek at the cover, hopefully I’ll have scans when the issue comes out. Click the image for a larger view.
HollywoodLife.com’s sister site TVLine also learned that the premiere title is “30 Days Without an Accident,” suggesting that the show may skip ahead at least one month following the events on the season three finale, when season four premieres this October.
Anxious for that first look of season 4? Well you don’t have to wait much longer. What’s a better way to spend your Fourth of July than sitting in front of your television and watching The Walking Dead?
Starting on July 4 at 1/12c, AMC is airing a four-day The Walking Dead marathon that promises to include behind-the-scenes footage from the upcoming fourth season scattered throughout it. Kevin Smith is hosting the marathon and will be providing the sneak peeks from the Atlanta-area set. Smith has been hands-down the best guest host to appear on The Talking Dead after show so AMC definitely picked the right geek for the job.
What AMC isn’t offering is how many check-ins with Smith there will be and exactly when they will occur. All we know is that The Walking Dead: Season 1 will air twice on Thursday, July 4, in black-and-white and color; followed by The Walking Dead: Season 2 and The Walking Dead: Season 3 on Saturday with a repeat on Sunday. Each day’s start time is 1/12c.
The official main cast list for The Walking Dead: Season 4 includes Andrew Lincoln, David Morrissey, Steven Yeun, Norman Reedus, Danai Gurira, Chandler Riggs, Lauren Cohan, Scott Wilson, Melissa McBride, Chad Coleman, Sonequa Martin-Green and Emily Kinney. The Season 4 premiere is expected to arrive in mid-October with the 16-episode season being split into two parts; the first half airing into December and the second half beginning in February.
AMC on Monday released the banner that will be displayed inside the San Diego Convention Center during the annual geek-fest this month. The massive poster features Rick (Andrew Lincoln), Daryl (Norman Reedus), Michonne (Danai Gurira) and new series regular Tyreese (Chad L. Coleman) fighting off tons of walkers — but offers little new information other than that the katana-wielding warrior has managed to secure a horse.
Here’s a snippet of the interview, follow the link to the source to read the entire article.
AwardsLine: It was such an intense season for you. How did you recover and wind down after playing all of that rage and desolation?
Andrew Lincoln: It is a brutal and dark place you have to inhabit, but I’m very good at disengaging. And there’s no better way to unplug than having children. Changing diapers is one of the most leveling things that has ever happened to me. Realizing that my children are the center of the universe and not me is probably one of the greatest ways to acclimatize.
AwardsLine: Your former leading lady, Sarah Wayne Callies (who plays Lori, his TV wife), told me last fall, “When Andrew goes down the rabbit hole, he goes all the way down.” What did she mean exactly?
Lincoln: I love acting. I just love it. It’s in my bones. I remember when I was a kid, I watched an interview with Dennis Hopper talking about Jimmy Dean on the set of Rebel Without A Cause. Jimmy said to him, “If you’ve got to cry in a scene, you’ve got to cry. Make it real.” And that’s all that I believe in.
AwardsLine: Sarah also mentioned that you didn’t want her on the set the day you shot the big scene where Rick learns Lori died. Why?
Lincoln: Because she (had already been killed off). A lot of it is about feeling relaxed enough to make mistakes, or to look like a fool, or to dare to go to a place that I wouldn’t necessarily go to. Maybe I was a bit self-conscious with Sarah being there and not wanting to turn that scene into a spectator’s sport. I admire her so much as an actress, and I was so upset about losing her as (a costar) that I just wanted to do it justice—do her justice.
LOVEFiLM has struck a deal with FOX International Channels that will allow the Amazon company to stream US-drama series, The Walking Dead, on LOVEFiLM Instant.
Series one of the zombie show, starring British actor Andrew Lincoln, is now available to all LOVEFiLM Instant members in the UK with additional series due to be added over the next 18 months.
Of the deal, director of film strategy at LOVEFiLM, Chris Bird, said: “Securing the exclusive streaming rights to The Walking Dead is another exciting development for us. It is seriously impressive that the show has become one of the most-watched drama series in basic US cable history, and a real testament to its quality.
“We are thrilled to bring this great content to our members, especially as we are the only subscription service in the country to do so.”
Loyalists of the program currently find themselves on edge, as recent news has come out that Rick (Andrew Lincoln) may be losing his hand.
Although the scenario from the comics may not necessarily be used for the show, new photos from the set of Season 4 reveal the prison group leader with one of his hands heavily bandaged.
Executive producer and comic book creator Robert Kirkman recently chimed in on the matter to Digital Spy.
“One thing I’m adamant about is I don’t think that we should cut Rick’s hand off [on television]. When I’m writing a comic book, I don’t think about what I’m doing. I go, ‘Oh, it’d be pretty cool if they cut his hand off right now. That’d be pretty shocking, right? Then I do it, and five issues later, I write ‘Rick opens a can of beans’ and then I look at the script and think ‘He can’t do that now.’ I didn’t even think that through,” he said.
As lean, haunted lawman Rick Grimes, the character at the center of the apocalyptic horrors that unspool on AMC’s “The Walking Dead,” Andrew Lincoln has been tasked with embodying the tormented hero, the wounded husband, the emotionally unavailable father aspiring to do better by his young son, sometimes in the course of a single episode.
In the show’s third season, grief brought Rick to his knees. The character who had made grave sacrifices to protect and lead a small band of survivors ultimately failed to save his wife, Lori, and when he learns of her death, he collapses in agony.
“When she went, I said, ‘He has to fall,’” Lincoln explained. “You’ve got to see the man that’s been so strong for three years fall, gone. It was just too much for him to bear.”
“One of the great attractions of the project is the fact that these people start in one place and the world changes them significantly, episode by episode, until they end up in a completely new place,” Lincoln said. “The great struggle with Rick is whether he can maintain the vestiges of the old world and his moral code from there and allow it to play out in this new world and whether or not that is realistic. Many times it’s not.”
This season, he sought to retain a hold on his sanity after losing Lori (Sarah Wayne Callies) while she was giving birth to a daughter, a child who might actually have been fathered by Rick’s best friend and former partner Shane. Tormented by visions of his dead wife, he pulled away from everyone, including his son Carl (Chandler Riggs), even as the survivors became the target of a cruel foe known as the Governor (David Morrissey).
The challenge moving forward is finding hope amid the carnage. “It’s brutal, the world we inhabit, but the thing that always kept me into doing it was the fact that it’s the pockets of humanity that resonate, that sort of chime,” Lincoln said.
Read more of the article at LA Timates
Congratulations to Andrew, this is old news but I hadn’t realized it wasn’t posted! The awards will take place on June 10th, just four days away.
AMC’s nominations include:
· Best Drama Series: Breaking Bad
· Best Actor in a Drama Series: Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad) and Andrew Lincoln (The Walking Dead)
· Best Actress in a Drama Series: Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men)
· Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Jonathan Banks (Breaking Bad)
· Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Anna Gunn (Breaking Bad)
· Best Reality Series: Small Town Security
This marks the second nomination for Breaking Bad in the Best Drama Series category. In the Best Actor – Drama category, this marks the second nomination for Bryan Cranston for his portrayal of Walter White, with Cranston garnering one win in 2012; and the first nomination for The Walking Dead’s Andrew Lincoln for his portrayal of Rick Grimes.
That provocative question has to be on the minds of Robert Kirkman and his fellow Walking Dead scribes as they head into Season 4 — and get further away from last year’s grisly death of Sarah Wayne Callies’ Lori. (Rumor has it the new season will pick up 4-8 months after Season 3 left off, which would have Rick closing in on his first anniversary as a single dad.)
For his part, Andrew Lincoln is of the opinion that Rick is not quite ready to entertain a new relationship. “I think that there has to be some kind of mourning time,” the actor told TVLine earlier this month just as production on Season 4 was getting underway. “I don’t think he’s able to engage at all on that level at the moment. I wouldn’t rule it out though.”
Mark your calendar The Walking Dead fans! August 27th is the release date for the complete season 3 dvd/blu-ray. Below you can a blurb about it.
The 5-Disc Set will feature 1080p video, a Dolby TrueHD 7.1 soundtrack, and supplements will include: Audio Commentaries; Deleted Scenes; Never-before-seen featurettes; and More!
Also available will be a collectible package featuring the infamous zombie head fish tank as well as a Target exclusive steelbook edition.
More information to follow on what to expect from it coming soon.