“Dead” creator and writer Robert Kirkman said:
“Andrew Lincoln, wow — what an amazing find this guy is,” declared Kirkman in a press statement. “Writing Rick Grimes month after month in the comic series, I had no idea he was an actual living breathing human being and yet he is. I couldn’t be more thrilled with how this show is coming together.”
According to the piece, production begins in June with a projected launch during AMC’s annual Fearfest slate of programming in October.