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When the news broke that Frank Darabont had left AMC’s show ‘The Walking Dead’ fans worldwide were stunned. AMC had remained silent on his departure but have finally confirmed Frank’s deputy, Glen Mazarra will head the show from now on.
The network’s bosses say they ‘expected no changes’ to the second season under Glen’s leadership, who is best known for his work on ‘The Shield’ but they remained tight-lipped on why Frank left the show.
“I wanted to give a very heartfelt thank you to Frank Darabont, who is a visionary writer and director,” Joel Stillerman, AMC’s Senior-VP of OriginalMore >
Until the recently-concluded Comic-Con International, everyone associated with “The Walking Dead” had given the vibe that things were cool in their camp. The cast and the behind-the-camera crew didn’t show any signs of any major changes and everything looked hunky-dory.
But earlier today, Deadline reported that Frank Darabont has quit his position as the director of the “The Walking Dead” with immediate effect. According to the publication’s report, Darabont may opt for some other role that will keep him associated with the series. The reason behind his decision to vacate the position isMore >
It was a good night to be dead on Sunday, at least that was the case for AMC who’s new TV series The Walking Dead scored big numbers.
With 5.3 million viewers during the shows 10 p.m time slot and another 2.8 million at 11:30pm the show became the biggest premiere hit in the networks history.
According to Indyposted:
Those numbers are stronger than the 4.8 million that watched the series premiere of HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire.”
Charlie Collier, President of AMC had this to say about the show’s premiere:
“It’s a good day to be dead. We are so proud of this series, its depth of storytelling More >