The Walking Dead Are Here!

AMC has FINALLY released some goods on The Walking Dead, its upcoming zombie apocalypse series. I repeat... ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE! The zombies are looking pretty serious (photos above), and a behind-the-scenes video (below) shows director Frank Darabont (The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile) sounding awfully excited about working with the undead. An official release date has yet to be announced, but expect something later this year.

For those who aren't familiar, The Walking Dead is a television adaptation of Robert Kirkman's graphic novel series about humans trying to survive after a zombie outbreak leaves civilization in ruins. AMC has ordered a six-episode first season that should cover the first book. Andrew Lincoln has been cast as Rick Grimes, a cop-turned-zombie-killer.

For more pictures and information on the show, check out AMC's Walking Dead Blog.

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