The Walking Dead has only aired two episodes on AMC and it’s already been picked up for a second season. I think I was right when I said the network had another hit on their hands. The zombie apocalypse drama based on the graphic novels stars Andrew Lincoln as Rick Grimes, a guy who gets shot one day and wakes up in the middle of an apocalypse days later. He goes on a quest to find his family, and any possible survivors of the human variety. Meanwhile, outside of Atlanta, there’s a camp of survivors trying to stay alive. Their paths will mostly likely intersect in this week’s episode, and while Rick might find his family, it probably won’t be all he hoped for. His wife, Lori, (played by Sarah Wayne Callies) has been cheating on him with his former partner and best friend Shane (played by Jon Bernthal). In her defense, she thought Rick was dead, but my guess is that their reunion isn’t going to be the happiest of ones. I have to say that I am not usually into this type of show that forces you to suspend disbelief a little bit, but I have really loved The Walking Dead so far. I recently had the chance to chat with Sarah Wayne Callies, who talked about why you shouldn’t be too quick to judge Lori (and some not so pleasant words aimed towards her at Comic Con), working with Frank Darabont, and why this is the best project she’s ever been a part of.
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