As we awaitThe Walking Deadreturning to our screens for six new episodes subsequent month, do not neglect that Andrew Lincoln’s spinoff movies are nonetheless on the best way during which. Issues have not progressed as shortly on that entrance as was anticipated, on account of quite a few varied components, nonetheless AMC stays devoted to rising the post-apocalyptic franchise on the huge show display screen, with Lincoln once more throughout the saddle as Rick Grimes.
Particulars on the flicks are skinny on the underside, though, as EP Scott M. Gimple – the chief content material materials officer ofTWD,who’s moreover penning the script for the first outing – is keen to take care of spoilers to a minimal. However an attention-grabbing new tidbit would possibly level out what the trilogy could be like tonally.
Insider Daniel Richtman is reporting this week that the flicks could be pitched as “straight horror” movies. That’s all he wanted to share, however it is enough to chew on for now. After all, the TV assortment is clearly often categorised as a horror current, nonetheless there’s plenty of character drama in there, too. For the flicks, nonetheless, it’s sensible to ramp up the horror quotient and aim it squarely at that demographic of fashion followers. TV has the freedom to cross the demos just a bit bit further, nonetheless movie studios often wish to confirm they’re specializing in a selected viewers.
That acknowledged, this alternative possibly wasn’t made just for these causes. With an elevated worth vary, Lincoln’s flicks have the freedom to go higher and bolder with their zombie set gadgets in a fashion that TV reveals can on no account attain. The manufacturing crew might want to give long-term followers one factor they’ve on no account seen sooner than, too, and additional movement, horror and undead carnage would completely fulfill that need.
Issues are nonetheless imprecise within the case of after we will anticipate the first Walking Deadmovie to achieve, nonetheless optimistically, it will start taking footage this 12 months.