Posts Tagged ‘Greg Nicotero’

TWD Season 9 Premiere Takes Things Back To Basics, Says Nicotero

by Peter Paltridgeon 10/05/2018
Don’t expect much action from TWD when Season 9 begins this Sunday. After several relentless seasons of struggling through zombie hordes and militaristic societies led by jerks, the show is taking some time to breathe and return to how things were in the original season — a focus on characters and relationships, not on immediate […]

Is America Ready For The First NUDE Zombie?

by Peter Paltridgeon 02/14/2018
After 7 1/2 seasons of The Walking Dead, have we seen it all? AMC would argue otherwise, because there’s one final frontier to cross….can viewers handle the first zombie in the buff? The reveal came out of Greg Nicotero’s mouth during an interview with “There’s an episode where we did our first fully nude […]

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The Walking Dead’s Return Episode Made Greg Nicotero Weep

by Peter Paltridgeon 01/24/2018
Should it be any surprise that an episode focused on the death of one of The Walking Dead’s longest-running characters be one of its saddest? That’s what we’re hearing from behind the scenes. How long will the episode run, however? TWD’s midseason finale faded to black with the reveal that Carl had been bitten by […]
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Nicotero’s Opinion On Who Wins The Upcoming War

by Peter Paltridgeon 10/20/2017
Who will win the war between Rick’s Alexandrians and Negan’s Saviors when The Walking Dead returns to the air this Sunday? Why don’t we ask showrunner Greg Nicotero? Obviously Greg isn’t going to give the answer out right away, even if fans can just look ahead in the comics to find out who wins. So […]

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We Already Know What Rick’s Smile Was About

by Peter Paltridgeon 02/17/2017
So out of nowhere Rick and his team become surrounded by dozens of surly-looking people, some carrying weapons….and Rick’s response right before the show cuts to black for the week is a big fat smile. What was THAT about? TWD executive producer Greg Nicotero, who also directed this week’s episode, explained to EW what was […]

Actually, The Violence is The Same, Says Scott Gimple

by Peter Paltridgeon 01/24/2017
Last week Gale Anne Hurd told the press at the National Association of Television Program Executives conference that as a response to the negative backlash to the graphic violence in the Season 7 premiere of The Walking Dead, all future episodes had their bloody bits toned down. “We were able to look at the feedback […]


Walking Dead Renewed For Eighth Season; Nicotero’s Thoughts

by Peter Paltridgeon 10/21/2016
This week AMC announced they were pulling a completely unexpected move and renewing the most popular show on cable for another year. The Walking Dead will continue at least until 2018, with or without whoever’s getting bumped off Sunday. caught up with Greg Nicotero, the effects artist for the series, and asked him what […]

Greg Nicotero Talks Season Seven

by Peter Paltridgeon 07/18/2016
Greg Nicotero, The Walking Dead’s current showrunner, sat down for a chat with EW this week about Negan, the Saviors and what they mean for the cast we’ve been following. It’s not really a revelation that the Saviors have been in business for a long time, but Nicotero confirms it here. “Yeah, they’re f—ed up […]

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Greg Nicotero Says Walking Dead Will “Change Directions” Next Season

by Peter Paltridgeon 06/23/2016
The lion’s share of speculation regarding Season 7 of The Walking Dead has been who was under Negan’s bat last May, but one interview managed to bring up some other topics — such as anything else about that season in general. When Greg Nicotero spoke to Digital Spy, he was asked if fans can expect […]

Nicotero Chats About Glenn’s First Kill

by Peter Paltridgeon 03/08/2016
Until last Sunday, one of The Walking Dead’s longest survivors, Glenn Rhee, had never killed a single unaffected, non-Walker human being. But in the most recent episode, Team Rick raided one of Negan’s compounds and Glenn had no choice. To make matters worse the team caught the bad guys asleep, so Glenn had to bring […]