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Robert Kirkman Offers Tidbit on Season 4; Norman Reedus, Andrew Lincoln Visit Singapore

This week, TV Guide gets a bit of Season 4 scoop from Robert Kirkman, while Andrew Lincoln and Norman Reedus head to Singapore. Plus, Bear McCreary talks to CNN about composing The Walking Dead’s music. Read on for more:

Robert Kirkman teases to TV Guide that the rest of Season 4 will open “pretty bleak and we’ll move them to something a little more hopeful by the end.”

Examiner.com has an account of a visit to Singapore by Norman Reedus and Andrew Lincoln, who talked a little about their “bromance.” Wetpaint also has details about Reedus and Lincoln’s sojourn.

Bear McCreary speaks with CNN about composing music for TV shows, including the particular challenge of The Walking Dead.

Fast Company learns the secret to Robert Kirkman’s “superhuman productivity.”

TV Guide reports that The Walking Dead won a People’s Choice Award for favorite cable TV drama and Andrew Lincoln’s Rick won for favorite TV anti-hero.

Variety reports that the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild nominated The Walking Dead’s Greg Nicotero and Jake Garber in the special make-up effects category.

• According to TheWrap, The Walking Dead’s sound team — Michael P. Clark, Daniel J. Hiland, Gary D. Rogers and Greg Crawford — got a nod from the Cinema Audio Society in the one-hour television series category for its work on Season 3’s “Home.”

Us Weekly’s winter TV preview includes The Walking Dead, which returns Feb. 9 with Rick and Carl “on their own for a bit,” according to Robert Kirkman. [No link.]

Wetpaint reports that viewers can see The Walking Dead’s first three episodes in black and white at AMC’s website.

• Australia’s The Age notes that it’s possible for actors to move on after being stereotyped, citing Andrew Lincoln’s “startling” transformation into Rick from Egg in the BBC’s This Life.

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