Exclusive New ‘The Walking Dead’ Season 8 Teaser Trailer

Exclusive New ‘The Walking Dead’ Season 8 Teaser Trailer

In a teaser trailer exclusively debuting on ComicBook.com, The Walking Dead is officially calling its eighth season “All Out War.” Featuring clips of new footage from the new episodes, the teaser hears Rick Grimes rallying his Alexandria troops and the soldiers from neighboring communities in a similar tone to the full Season 8 trailer. Check it out in the video above. “Listen, all of you have a chance to survive but those who use and take and kill, we end them!” Rick calls out to his people. Clearly, the group is marching on Negan’s Sanctuary, if King Ezekiel’s promise is Read more »

Author Paul Vigna on The Walking Dead: ‘Zombies are a handy metaphor for anything that’s stalking you’

Author Paul Vigna on The Walking Dead: ‘Zombies are a handy metaphor for anything that’s stalking you’

Guts: The Anatomy of The Walking Dead hits stores next week The Walking Dead has become a cultural phenomenon since it first aired on AMC in 2010. Based off of the best-selling comic by Robert Kirkman, the show has redefined the expectations for genre television, and with its eighth season coming up at the end of October, it shows no signs of slowing down. The show’s popularity is the subject of a new book from Wall Street Journal reporter Paul Vigna, Guts: The Anatomy of The Walking Dead, which is out next week. The book not only acts as a Read more »

Russian Burger King wants to ban ‘It’ because Pennywise looks like Ronald McDonald

Russian Burger King wants to ban ‘It’ because Pennywise looks like Ronald McDonald

Burger King Russia has filed an official government complaint demanding the film be pulled from theatres because they think that Pennywise’s supposed resemblance to Ronald McDonald gives McDonald’s an unfair advantage. Both Ronald McDonald, right, and Pennywise have red hair and noses, and white faces, but one clearly looks like he’s going to try to cheer up sick kids at a hospital, and the other looks like he’s going to lure those kids to their deaths. (FRANCIS WALLACE & BROOKE PALMER / TORONTO STAR & WARNER BROS. PICTURES) If you have coulrophobia — a fear of clowns — anyone in Read more »

Netflix’s Gerald’s Game turns one of Stephen King’s worst books into one of his best movies

Netflix’s Gerald’s Game turns one of Stephen King’s worst books into one of his best movies

It’s hard to turn away… until the moment where it’s really hard to watch Welcome to Cheat Sheet, our brief breakdown-style reviews of festival films, VR previews, and other special event releases. This review comes from Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas. Some Stephen King adaptations are easier than others. 1922 writer-director Zak Hilditch had it comparatively easy: his film has to contend with a period setting and a horde of rats, but it’s a small, straightforward character piece, carried more by actors than effects. The makers of Spike’s The Mist series had it harder, between the challenge of living up Read more »

The Walking Dead’s Jadis actress explains why her character speaks that way

The Walking Dead’s Jadis actress explains why her character speaks that way

We have a lot of questions about The Walking Dead’s Jadis and her Scavengers, but probably the biggest one of them all is, why on earth do they speak that way? The Scavengers speak in broken English and use short sentences, which is unusual to say the least. But Pollyanna McIntosh, who plays leader Jadis, discussed the reasons behind it to ComicBook.com. “It’s a bit unnerving, you know, which seems to be very much her game,” she explained. “Her manipulation is strong, and that’s always a really solid place to start as an actor, you know… I was surprised by Read more »

‘The Walking Dead’ To Jump Through Time In Season Eight

‘The Walking Dead’ To Jump Through Time In Season Eight

What’s set to go down in Alexandria in the post-Negan years? Well, as some eagle-eyed Walking Dead fans may have noticed, there was a major clue hidden in a trailer for season eight released back in July. In the last few minutes of the clip, we see a bearded, older-looking Rick appear on screen suggesting the possibility of time leaps in the zombie series. Today, showrunner Scott M. Gimple has confirmed the hypothesis explaining that the narrative is set to jump into the future next season. The showrunner has also pointed out that the Old Man Rick scene is not Read more »

‘The Robot Chicken Walking Dead Special’ Details Revealed

‘The Robot Chicken Walking Dead Special’ Details Revealed

Get ready to find the lighter side of the zombie apocalypse. The Robot Chicken Walking Dead Special: Look Who’s Walking airs October 8th and is going to feature a number of segments sure to rile up The Walking Dead fans, including one about a sitcom featuring Maggie and a post-Lucille Glenn still living together titled “Happy Glenndings.” “I’m biased because I wrote it, but ‘Happy Glenndings’…that’s just one of those things we do on Robot Chicken: What happened after everybody went home?” Robot Chicken writer Breckin Meyer told Yahoo Entertainment. The larger story of the special involves a group of Read more »

‘Walking Dead’ Season 8 star Jeffrey Dean Morgan accidentally reveals the gender of second baby

‘Walking Dead’ Season 8 star Jeffrey Dean Morgan accidentally reveals the gender of second baby

Whoops! Jeffrey Dean Morgan was red-faced after accidentally revealing the gender of his next baby with partner Hilarie Burton on Sunday. “The Walking Dead” star slipped and told the crowd at a New Jersey “Supernatural” convention he and his longtime love are expecting a baby girl. “Whoever took this picture?? Caught a moment… thank you,” Morgan, 51, wrote. “We shall cherish…. I texted @hilarieburton right after I spilled the little girl beans… and, as usual… she was a rockstar. After all these years she’s come to expect me to be a dope… thank god she gets it, and loves me Read more »

IT: Chapter Two lands an official release date for Pennywise’s return

IT: Chapter Two lands an official release date for Pennywise’s return

We now know exactly when Pennywise the Dancing Clown will emerge from the sewers to strike once again in IT: Chapter Two. Since the Stephen King adaptation is now the most successful US horror movie of all time three weeks on from its release, Warner Bros is sticking with an end-of-summer date in releasing IT: Chapter Two on September 6, 2019. The Hollywood Reporter notes that WB is currently wrapping up a deal to bring back Gary Dauberman, one of the writers on the original, and director Andy Muschietti. Pennywise grabs from Stephen King’s It trailer © WARNER BROS. Muschietti Read more »

THE WALKING DEAD PRODUCERS SHOOT DOWN OLD MAN RICK FAN THEORY

THE WALKING DEAD PRODUCERS SHOOT DOWN OLD MAN RICK FAN THEORY

SPOILER WARNING! Mild spoilers for The Walking Dead Season 8 ahead. We may see “Old Man Rick” in the 100th episode of The Walking Dead, which will also be the Season 8 premiere. The clearly older, grey-haired Rick was seen in the final moments of the explosive trailer shown at San Diego Comic-Con in July, immediately sparking several theories from fans. One theory in particular has been shot down by EP and showrunner Scott Gimple, who wants to absolutely assure fans: It hasn’t all been a dream. “I can say that that is not him waking up from the coma Read more »