The third season of The Walking Dead will shuffle into gear Sunday, October 14 at 9PM on AMC — and internationally the following week via Fox International.
Executive producer and showrunner Glen Mazzara, EP Robert Kirkman, EP Gale Anne Hurd, EP Dave Alpert, EP and SFX designer Greg Nicoter, joined by cast members Andrew Lincoln, Sarah Wayne Callies, Norman Reedus, Laurie Holden, Steven Yeun, Lauren Cohan, Danai Gurira and David Morrissey.
- Gale Anne Hurd on the Woodbury arc:
“This season, it’s been fantastic, because we have not only the Prison location, but we’re introducing Woodbury and the characters that populate that, the kickass Michonne and the Governor. The intensity level is incredible and we’ve got our cast inoculated now. The new people realize just what they’re in for and the level that we expect and they’ve become just as passionate about ‘The Walking Dead’ as the rest of us already are,”
- Norman Reedus on Daryl’s journey in Season 3:
“He’s finding himself needed and appreciated and he’d fight to the death for these people,” co-star Norman Reedus says of Daryl’s progression and a possible confrontation that’s likely to come with his brother. “He’s growing up, and I love playing him.”
Among other snippets, the trailer featured Michonne taking out two zombies, a crashing army chopper, the prison/zombies, “Welcome to Woodbury,” Rick and the Governor engaged in a stand-off, the return of Merle…
Update: here’s the trailer:
Further panel details to follow.