This week, Season 5 is called “dire” and “intense” by Danai Gurira, while MTV gets the scoop on The Walking Dead‘s Negan from Robert Kirkman. Plus, Steven Yeun can be seen in the trailer for I Origins. Read on for more:
• Teasing Season 5 to Access Hollywood, Danai Gurira says, “I can tell you that it’s gonna be dire and it’s gonna be intense. It’s all the things you tune in to see. It’ll be that and then some.”
• MTV learns from Robert Kirkman that it’s “a 99% lock” that Negan, a character from the graphic novel, will eventually be on the TV show — although it’s unlikely he’ll be played by Mad Men‘s Jon Hamm.
• Catch Steven Yeun at mxdwn Movies to see him in the trailer for I Origins, a movie directed by Mike Cahill that won the Sundance Film Festival’s Alfred P. Sloane Prize earlier this year.
• Zap2it features a clip of Lauren Cohan on an upcoming episode of NBC’s Hollywood Game Night.
• Danai Gurira, speaking with SciFiNow, talks about the importance of Michonne’s katana: “Either it’s on her back or it’s in her hand, but it’s always there – she found her post-apocalyptic identity through this weapon.”
• According to The Hollywood Reporter, The Walking Dead and The Hunger Games are influencing a new round of dystopian-themed reality TV.
• TODAY‘s list of things you’ll never hear certain TV characters say include one from Daryl and another from Carl.
• Emily Kinney, featured in a Nylon photoshoot, talks about The Walking Dead‘s fanbase: “Having an audience is the best gift that you can give to an actor, or any artist. The Walking Dead has an audience of millions. It is extremely satisfying.”
• Moviepilot celebrates Season 4’s “most awesome – and heartbreaking – moments.”
• Who are the 13 most despicable TV villains who got what they deserved in the end? What Culture puts The Governor on that list.
• Wetpaint compiles a glossary for The Walking Dead, “in honor of the AMC show’s unique language.”
• Mstars News previews Robert Kirkman’s appearance on SundanceTV’s The Writer’s Room on Apr. 25.
• American Songwriter interviews Emily Kinney about finding time on The Walking Dead set to write songs.
• Emily Kinney visits PopCrush to share her pop culture memories.
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