Along with new showrunner Scott M. Gimple, Robert Kirkman is at the center of The Walking Dead Season 4′s development and knows the plan for the upcoming season
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Just days after the season three finale of “The Walking Dead” aired on AMC, shocking fans and inspiring vigorous commentary on blogs and message boards, actor Norman Reedus arrived at the premiere of Danny Boyle’s film “Trance” last night, looking like an urban version of his character, Daryl Dixon — with that distinctive long hair and an all-black ensemble. Reedus lives in New York’s Chinatown when he’s not filming “The Walking Dead” in the woods outside Atlanta, and stood on the penthouse floor of the “Trance” after-party at a private triplex on Greenwich St. Speakeasy ran into Reedus and his date, singer Debbie Harry, by one of the heat lamps, and enjoyed the view of New Jersey together. “It’s very clubby up here,” he said, before talking with us about “The Walking Dead” season finale, what we can expect in season four,(interview here, possible spoilage but not really but just in case, but anyways… ) normansoursarus source
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Do you know what’s going to happen next?
NR: Our writers are very generous in that they bring you into the writers’ room and then they’re very clever at telling you absolutely nothing for about two hours.
“You’re in it you’re like, “yeah, yeah,” and you walk out and you’re like, “I have no fucking idea what we’re going to do.”…
Were you surprised that the Governor lives?NR: No, because I don’t think he’s reached his full Governor-ism yet, you know? I mean, the comic book villain is like the most hated comic-book villain, above the Joker. The biggest one ever. So I think he’s going to get meaner.In many ways it’s helpful for the show that there’s a villain that’s constant.
NR: It’s interesting because people that aren’t villains, may turn into villains, you know what I mean? Carl just shot a kid in the face. I think season four is going to be our best season, I really do. Our new showrunner – Glen [Mazzara] was amazing, and Frank [Darabont] was always amazing, but Scott [Gimple] is such a good writer. He’s got the whole thing plotted out already. I’m really excited to get going. We’ll start season four in May.’
At last night’s Cinema Society screening of the film Trance, we asked The Walking Dead’s Norman Reedus how he’d survive a zombie outbreak in Manhattan.
“I would go to the Trump Hotel, lock myself in the penthouse, and watch South Park,” he told us.
“Wait it out. Oh, and jerk off.”
The whole time? It might take a while.
“Not the way I do it! It’ll be over in fifteen seconds.” Note to the rest of The Walking Dead cast: That’s how you answer a zombie-apocalypse question for the one-millionth time.
Along with new showrunner Scott M. Gimple, Robert Kirkman is at the center of The Walking Dead Season 4′s development and knows the plan for the upcoming season. There are definitely a lot of questions about where the show is headed after last Sunday’s Season 3 finale, and Kirkman discussed what we can look forward to in the fourth season during a recent interview.
As mentioned recently, David Morrissey is back as a series regular in the fourth season.Here’s what Robert Kirkman told IGN about The Governor: (Note: to TWD comic book readers this is unsurprising as the Grimes gang spent a long time at the prison.)“Yeah, he’s still very much in the mix… When we see him again and where we see him again, that’s the big question. It’s not going to be like it was in Season 3–…Rick and the Governor on a collision course with a conflict between them. He’ll be used in very different ways next season.”
“Rick has had a success. The people at the prison have survived this conflict with the Governor, he brought people from Woodbury into the prison, and he’s kind of had this big win… But he’s had this tremendous loss in that Carl has lost this piece of his humanity. This has been Rick’s main mission throughout the show, to protect his family. We’ve seen two very big failures on that front this season.Moving into next season, we’re going to see a very different Rick… this is a big change in the character of Carl, but it’s something that’s going to be weighing heavily on Rick next season.”
“I’ll say that there are a lot of familiar elements that are remaining. Michonne is still around, Rick and his group are still in the prison, the Governor’s still out there… so there are a lot of things that are carrying over from Season 3 to Season 4, but…there are going to be some radical changes to those elements that are going to bring in a lot of new storytelling…”
The Walking Dead Season 4 Casting Update:
The AMC series is currently looking to cast a character named Roy Stark.
The casting call for the character describes Stark as ‘n his early 30s to mid-40s and a former army medic. “A bit of a loner, he’s deeply haunted by his past (both before and after the crisis),” the casting call reads. “He has a charming, self-deprecating-but-confident public face, despite how troubled he is.” And Stark won’t just be a character that the camera’s pan to every once in a while. The character is set to come on immediately as a series regular.
A couple other “Walking Dead” folks have also been moved up to series regulars for season 4. Tyrese (Chad Coleman), Sasha (Sonequa Martin-Green) , Beth (Emily Kinney) and the Governor (David Morissey) have all been promoted to season 4 series regulars.
“The Walking Dead” will return to AMC in October 2013.