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The Walking Dead Panel

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The Walking Dead Panel

By - Posted Jul 13, 2011

Comic-Con 2011


Walking Dead
stars Andrew Lincoln (Love Actually), Jon Bernthal (The Pacific), Sarah Wayne Callies (Prison Break), Laurie Holden (The Mist), Norman Reedus (The Boondock Saints), Steven Yeun (The Big Bang Theory), Jeffrey DeMunn (The Green Mile); series creator/writer/director/executive producer Frank Darabont (The Shawshank Redemption); executive producer Gale Anne Hurd (The Terminator); executive producer Robert Kirkman (creator/writer of The Walking Dead comic book series); and makeup artist and consulting producer Greg Nicotero will be on hand to talk Walking Dead.


The gathered Deadites will discuss The Walking Dead Season One, and reveal what to look forward to in season two, which will air on AMC this Fall. Join the panelists for a one-on-one Q&A session and an official sneak preview of season two.
 

 The Walking Dead Panel(07/22/2011) 
11:12
Eric Eckstein: 
Hello everyone, the panel is about to get underway. Just a reminder, Comic-Con does not allow broadcasting or live streaming of their panels, so sorry, no video here.
Friday July 22, 2011 11:12 Eric Eckstein
11:23
Eric Eckstein: 
Just so you know, you're not missing anything. The panel hasn't started yet.
Friday July 22, 2011 11:23 Eric Eckstein
11:23
Eric Eckstein: 
Our own Nikole Zivalich is in the field, with her foot asleep, waiting to chime in once it gets rolling.
Friday July 22, 2011 11:23 Eric Eckstein
11:27
Eric Eckstein: 
Remember, Sunday October 16th at 9pm is the Season 2 premiere.
Friday July 22, 2011 11:27 Eric Eckstein
11:31
Eric Eckstein: 
Chris Hardwick will be moderating this panel, so it should be a lot of fun between the bouts of depressing, grim reality.
Friday July 22, 2011 11:31 Eric Eckstein
11:34
Eric Eckstein: 
We;re having a few tech probs, but will get updates to you ASAP! Please stand by.
Friday July 22, 2011 11:34 Eric Eckstein
11:37
Eric Eckstein: 
Makeup artist and consulting producer Greg Nicotero shared that he never really saw The Walking Dead as a TV show.
Friday July 22, 2011 11:37 Eric Eckstein
11:37
Eric Eckstein: 
It was always a comic to him.
Friday July 22, 2011 11:37 Eric Eckstein
11:37
Eric Eckstein: 
Series creator/writer/director/executive producer Frank Darabont though saw it as a show from the very first issue.
Friday July 22, 2011 11:37 Eric Eckstein
11:38
Eric Eckstein: 
Question: How soon did you play Season 2?
Friday July 22, 2011 11:38 Eric Eckstein
11:38
Eric Eckstein: 
Answer: It wasn't immediate. We needed to take a break.
Friday July 22, 2011 11:38 Eric Eckstein
11:38
Eric Eckstein: 
We went back to Robert's comic series, and went from there.
Friday July 22, 2011 11:38 Eric Eckstein
11:39
Eric Eckstein: 
Season 2 trailer tease is on - wish we could show you. Hardwick wants to do an interpretive dance!
Friday July 22, 2011 11:39 Eric Eckstein
11:40
Eric Eckstein: 
Trailer: First person camera angle, running from zombies, stumbles and gets to his feet before shooting the zombies with a shotty.
Friday July 22, 2011 11:40 Eric Eckstein
11:42
Eric Eckstein: 
Rick: "We're moving on, Atlanta's done."
Friday July 22, 2011 11:42 Eric Eckstein
11:42
Eric Eckstein: 
The survivors are fighting amongst themselves, some of them want to leave. They approach a highway full of stranded cars.
Friday July 22, 2011 11:42 Eric Eckstein
11:43
Eric Eckstein: 
Final scenes has Rick running across the field holding what looks like his kid.
Friday July 22, 2011 11:43 Eric Eckstein
11:43
Eric Eckstein: 
"A slim chance is better than none."
Friday July 22, 2011 11:43 Eric Eckstein
11:44
Eric Eckstein: 
Trailer ends and the cast walks out on stage.
Friday July 22, 2011 11:44 Eric Eckstein
11:45
Eric Eckstein: 
Question: How did you get involved?
Friday July 22, 2011 11:45 Eric Eckstein
11:45
Eric Eckstein: 
Answer: Andrew Lincoln got the script after his son was born. He hadn't slept in 18 days so he looked like he survived a zombie apocalypse.
Friday July 22, 2011 11:45 Eric Eckstein
11:47
Eric Eckstein: 
Question: What did it feel like when the show was deemed a success?
Friday July 22, 2011 11:47 Eric Eckstein
11:48
Eric Eckstein: 
Answer: Sarah Wayne Callies shares that it's amazing and that they feel so lucky.
Friday July 22, 2011 11:48 Eric Eckstein
11:49
Eric Eckstein: 
Jon Bernthal says it started with a script. The best pilot he'd ever read.
Friday July 22, 2011 11:49 Eric Eckstein
11:50
Eric Eckstein: 
Every person involved has only made this experience better. We have the best fans ever, they say. "You guys are hungry for it and we want to feed you."
Friday July 22, 2011 11:50 Eric Eckstein
11:51
Nikole: 
Q: How do you approach Dale? Jeff DeMunn: A: He lacks foresight. Frank called me and asked me how'd you like to come to Atlanta to kill zombies? I said yeah, I'll do it.
Friday July 22, 2011 11:51 Nikole
11:52
Nikole: 
Q: How did you get involved? A: Steven Yeunn, I had just moved to LA . I guess the stars aligned. I read for it and I got. I started reading the script and I was like Holy Eff!
Friday July 22, 2011 11:52 Nikole
11:53
Nikole: 
Q: What's a typical day? A: Steven: Well first off you check for ticks. Yes, ticks. We work all day and then we go home to check for more ticks. Turns out there are tons of ticks in Georgia.
Friday July 22, 2011 11:53 Nikole
11:54
Nikole: 
"Sometimes the ticks are small, one of them climbed "my mountain"..." I have super powers now. -Steven Yeun
Friday July 22, 2011 11:54 Nikole
11:55
Nikole: 
Q: Is it fun to play a red neck? A: Norman Reedus So much fun. I bought a big red neck truck.
Friday July 22, 2011 11:55 Nikole
11:56
Nikole: 
A I run around with a crossbow all the time." - Norman Reedus
Friday July 22, 2011 11:56 Nikole
11:58
Nikole: 
What would you do in a zombie apocalypse? A: Robert Kirkman: I would kill myself. I've been writing this for so long, I'd jump off a bridge.
Friday July 22, 2011 11:58 Nikole
11:59
Nikole: 
Season 2 picks up 5 seconds after Season 1 left. "none of this bullshit 6 months later nonsense."
Friday July 22, 2011 11:59 Nikole
12:01
Nikole: 
Kirkman really wants to hire Ed Oneil and John Stamos for the cast.
Friday July 22, 2011 12:01 Nikole
12:02
Nikole: 
A: /the cast is quiet/ Andrew Lincoln: I pretty much did all my own stunts, except for taking the horse down. I even drive.
Friday July 22, 2011 12:02 Nikole
12:03
Nikole: 
Q: who does their own stunts?
Friday July 22, 2011 12:03 Nikole
12:03
Nikole: 
Jon: We go forward as much as we possible can. Laurie: It's kinda cool to get bruises and cuts, it's like your war wounds.
Friday July 22, 2011 12:03 Nikole
12:04
Nikole: 
Q For Greg Nicotero, any advice?
Friday July 22, 2011 12:04 Nikole
12:06
Nikole: 
A: Take pictures documenting your work. Practice. Keep sculpting, keep using new makeup. Never lose your enthusiasm for what you're creating. And I love that Comic-Con brings like minded people together.
Friday July 22, 2011 12:06 Nikole
12:09
Nikole: 
Q: Will we get to see Carl become the world's coolest 8 year old?
Friday July 22, 2011 12:09 Nikole
12:09
Nikole: 
A: We can't tell you anything but this kid is an amazing actor. He's so professional .
Friday July 22, 2011 12:09 Nikole
12:13
Nikole: 
Q: What's the blood made from?
Friday July 22, 2011 12:13 Nikole
12:14
Nikole: 
A: Corn Syrup mostly. The black stuff in their mouth to get rid of the pink gums tastes awful. It usually takes an hour and a half to make a zombie in full makeup.
Friday July 22, 2011 12:14 Nikole
12:15
Nikole: 
A: DeMunn: The two disciplines feed each other. Theater tunes up the memory, so it's easier to memorize lines. Other than that I don't how Death of a Salesman helps me. Chris Hardwick added, hello! The walking death of a salesman!
Friday July 22, 2011 12:15 Nikole
12:17
Nikole: 
Q: For Jeff DeMunn, how do you translate your theater work to killing zombies?
Friday July 22, 2011 12:17 Nikole
12:17
Nikole: 
And the panel is over. Before they let us out we get to watch the season 2 trailer again.
Friday July 22, 2011 12:17 Nikole
12:20
Nikole: 
I'm out!
Friday July 22, 2011 12:20 Nikole
12:26
 

 
 
 

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