Since almost day one, the people involved in the upcoming Ghostbusters reboot have talked about how, while they want to keep it funny like the original, they’re not going to skimp on the scares. How they’re going to go about accomplishing this remains up in the air, but director Paul Feig, who is also co-writing the script with Katie Dippold, recently revealed one big influence on his film that you might not necessarily expect: The Walking Dead.
Lets get this out of the way right up front, there are SPOILERS for The Walking Dead beyond this point. It won’t to terribly shocking to those of you current on the comic books, but if you’re not current, what you read here could very well ruin your day. No joke. You’ve been warned.
While there are hints of love and romance now and again on The Walking Dead, AMC’s hit zombie drama is kind of a desolate void in that arena. Aside from Glen (Steven Yeun) and Maggie (Lauren Cohan), couples never really last. Granted, that’s usually because one party winds up as zombie chow, but still… That, however, may change for a couple of characters coming up.
There are potential spoilers beyond this point, just a head’s up.
Last night’s episode of The Walking Dead was a rough one for fans, and the events are going to leave some lasting, long-term wounds that will be slow to heal. We’ll get into it later, so if you’re not caught up, if you didn’t watch “What Happened and What’s Going On,” you might want to sit this one out, because we’ve got a sneak peek at next week’s episode, “Them,” as well as a behind-the-scenes looks at the traumatic action from last night.
There are big ass spoilers beyond this point. Just a heads up.
We’ll just get this out of the way right up front: if you didn’t watch last night’s episode of The Walking Dead, STOP READING NOW. Something big happened, and we’re going to talk about it in depth. Unless you don’t care, there are going to be serious SPOILERS beyond this point if you haven’t caught up with the mid-season 5 premiere. You’ve been warned.
Well damn. The other day Andrew Lincoln, who plays Rick Grimes on AMC’s zombie hit The Walking Dead, promised the first two episodes back from their hiatus were going to be brutal, and he wasn’t lying. The second half of season 5 just kicked off with “What Happened and What’s Going On,” and not only does it pile tragedy on the already abused group of survivors, it’s also likely the most stylized episode in the show’s entire run. We don’t know about the next episode, but if it’s in the same ballpark as this one, it’s going to be a rough go for fans, as the midseason premiere delivers a stout gut punch.
If you haven’t watched tonight’s episode yet, seriously stop reading, there are SPOILERS beyond this point.