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Emmy Predictions for Darabont and Lincoln; Kirkman Tweets Season 2

There could be an Emmy race for best director between Frank Darabont and Martin Scorsese, GoldDerby predicts, while The Los Angeles Times singles out Andrew Lincoln for Best Actor.

GoldDerby imagines a possible best director Emmy race between Frank Darabont and Martin Scorsese (for Boardwalk Empire): “With these two movie titans in the hunt for the top TV award this season, the directing race could get a starring role.”

• The Los Angeles Times speculates that Andrew Lincoln could nab a spot as a nominee in the Emmy race for best drama actor.

Time asks Frank Darabont what frightens him. The answer? “Pretty much everything in The Exorcist.”

MTV highlights a tweet from Robert Kirkman about Greg Nicotero’s work so far on Season 2.

Variety notes that “genre shows have been popular with young adults over the past year,” citing how The Walking Dead often beat its broadcast competition in the 18-49 demographic. (No Link)

The Coventry Telegraph writes of The Walking Dead: “It’s a chilling, but stylish post-apocalyptic offering that gives a modern twist to the old zombie tale.”

Blast Magazine has an interview with Bear McCreary, who says of Season 2, “I think it’s going to be even better. Hopefully the music will get to even be more spooky and creepy.” McCreary will also compose the score for Red Faction: Origins, reports UGO.

Dread Central and FEARnet have a first look at The Walking Dead action figures: Rick Grimes, Michonne, a zombie lurker and a zombie roamer.

No. 5 on Screen Junkies‘ list of the scariest movies of all time is Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, with Henry “expertly portrayed by Michael Rooker.”

SubspaceComms reports that you’ll find Laurie Holden next month at Dallas Comic Con, while DreadCentral notes that Norman Reedus may be singing at Texas Frightmare Weekend at the end of the month.

The Walking Dead will be available later this month in Norway on the Fox Crime channel, according to C21 Media.

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