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Which Walking Dead Character Will Be The First To Die In Season Five?

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The Walking DeadAMC’s hit zombie drama The Walking Dead is notorious for killing off major characters. Maybe they don’t take it to a Game of Thrones level, but if you’re a character on the show, you can never be entirely comfortable that you won’t get offed at the drop of a hat. While there were a fair share of fireworks during season four, the body count, at least for main characters, was relatively low—there were, however, a number of people added between season three and four that were little more than canon fodder. The most recent season ends on one hell of a cliffhanger, with most of the survivors in immediate peril, and we may now know who the first big death of season five is going to be.

It should go without saying, but there are significant SPOILERS beyond this point, both for the show and Robert Kirkman’s comic book that serves as the source material. You’ve been warned.

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Seth Gilliam’s Walking Dead Role May Have Been Revealed

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Seth GilliamSeason five of AMC’s hit zombie drama The Walking Dead has bumped a bunch of actors up to series regulars, but, at the current time, they’ve only added one entirely new person to the roster. Seth Gilliam joins Lawrence Gilliard Jr., his fellow alumnus of HBO’s The Wire. There has been a lot of speculation, but no confirmation, about his character, though a new photo that has leaked out could very well shed some light on that.

We aren’t going to publish the picture, but you can check it out here from Spoiling Dead. It’s a candid behind the scenes snapshot, and since we’re not in the mood to deal with a cease and desist order or threats of lawsuits, so it’s easier just to talk about it. The content of the photo is also pretty simple, it shows Gilliam dressed like a priest. Fans of the Robert Kirkman’s comics will no doubt be reminded that at roughly this stage in the game, this is where the group of survivors encounter Father Gabriel Stokes, a priest with two distinct sides to his personality.

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Robert Kirkman Says The Walking Dead Season Five Will Hit The Ground Running

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The Walking DeadAt this point last year, we were already getting regular updates from the Georgia-based set of AMC’s hit zombie drama The Walking Dead. So far this off-season we’ve seen a picture of protagonist Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) and got news about a new cast member in the form of The Wire alum Seth Gilliam, but that’s about it (for some reason I don’t think that rap battle with Walter White is official). Executive producer, and comic book creator Robert Kirkman says this is an intentional move on the part of the production, but that didn’t stop him from talking about season five.

Filming recently started on the next season of The Walking Dead and, according to Kirkman, talking to Entertainment Weekly, “There’s been a lot more secrecy on set.” The reason for this is the way season four wrapped up. Over the course of the TV show’s relatively brief lifespan, there has always been a passage of time that elapses from the time one ends until the next installment begins. If you watched season four, you know that it ended with many of the primary characters in peril, trapped in a boxcar in the settlement known as Terminus.

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The Walking Dead: The Game, Episode 3 Hits You With Dark, Violent Days

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the walking dead the gameOne of the key differences between video games and television is many games’ reliance on players being desensitized to violence, while television will often try to shock viewers with moments of brutality. In episodic fashion, Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead: The Game has now given us nine installments of what has often delivered truly engrossing storytelling, and rather than merely forcing its main character to kill and kill and kill, the game asks players to embrace the psychological side of survival horror with its decision-based branching narrative. There are some truly horrifying decisions to be made during the latest episode, “In Harm’s Way,” and one in particular that will test just how far gone players have gone in terms of bloodlust, as seen through the eyes of the hardened young Clementine.

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The Walking Dead Season Five Photo Reveals A Beaten Up Rick Grimes

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The Walking DeadSeason four of AMC’s hit zombie drama The Walking Dead hasn’t been in the books for very long, but the wheels are already turning on season five. The next chapter of undead action is currently filming outside of Atlanta, though it won’t return to our TV screens until this October. There hasn’t been a ton of news about the gang’s upcoming adventures, but they production has released a new photograph from the set.

This image gives you a glimpse at the show’s protagonist, former sheriff Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln). Season four was a bit of a rough patch for Rick, especially the second half. He got beat up pretty good and at one point wound up in a minor coma—when it comes to comas, is there really such a thing as a minor one? From the look of this picture, it doesn’t appear that things are going to get much better any time soon.

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Walking Dead Rap Battles And Weird Japanese Promos

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Along with Mad Men, The Walking Dead and Breaking Bad are the shows that put AMC on the map. They took a channel you scrolled past unless they were showing a movie you liked, and transformed it into a network that’s one of the premiere players in the TV renaissance we’re in the midst of. And okay, so The Walking Dead isn’t nearly as good on its best day as Breaking Bad was on its worst, but then again Breaking Bad didn’t have a revolving door for its showrunners. Either way, there’s got to be some sort of head-to-head competition where The Walking Dead might actually have a shot at defeating Breaking Bad. Howzabout a rap battle?