This week, Scott Gimple previews Negan’s upcoming appearance to TV Guide, while Greg Nicotero teases an upcoming major death. Plus, Variety checks out the midseason trailer. Read on for more:
• Previewing the rest of Season 6, Scott Gimple tells TV Guide that the introduction of Negan will “see him brought to life straight out of the books.”
• According to ComicBook.com, Greg Nicotero teases to Empire about the rest of Season 6, “If you read the comic book, you know we’re climbing towards a major death.”
• Variety spotlights the midseason trailer, which show “Lauren Cohan’s Maggie seemingly in peril (perhaps in relation to the sight of Steven Yeun’s Glenn taking a gun to a zombie’s temple) and Andrew Lincoln’s blood-cloaked Rick Grimes.”
• Playbill reports that an off-Broadway production of Danai Gurira’s Familiar, which begins performances next month, has cast Law & Order: SVU‘s Tamara Tunie, Roslyn Ruff and Myra Lucretia Taylor, among others.
• Variety reports that Robert Kirkman will be a guest on Season 3 of Neil deGrasse Tyson’s weekly science-based talk show, StarTalk.
• MTV compares Lauren Cohan’s best-known characters and pronounces Maggie the winner because “Maggie’s journey as she’s toughened up, learned zombie survival skills, and fallen in love has definitely honed her into one badass babe.”
• ComicBook.com relives the top five moments of Season 6 so far, noting, “We’ve had more zombies than ever, a gigantic mystery surrounding a certain pizza boy’s survival, and some widow on widower lovin’ in Alexandria.”
• Zimbio memorializes Tyreese, noting, “Even someone as strong and kind as Tyreese couldn’t survive the walkers.” Zimbio also remembers Noah, who suffered “one of the most gruesome deaths on a show filled with gruesome deaths.”
• Female First showcases a trailer for Triple 9, a movie that stars Norman Reedus and has “one of the best film line-ups of early 2016.”
• Lennie James, interviewed by Indiewire on the set of his movie Double Play, says “it’s a story in which sex is used as a viable commodity and that’s done by both the men and the women.”
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