‘The Walking Dead’ script: Nerdery Blog’s first look

Survival horror graphic novel The Walking Dead will get a six episode run on AMC, and Nerdery Blog’s Greg Hyatt was lucky enough to get a look at the show’s first script, which will be directed by Frank Darabont (The Green Mile, The Shawshank Redemption and,  The Mist).

After reading Hyatt’s script review and seeing that the show will have a “no one is safe” mentality, I can’t wait to see the pilot.

So who’s in the show? The cast is still up in the air. Bloody-Disgusting.com reported last month that Jonny Lee Miller (Eli Stone) is in talks to play the lead role of Rick Grimes, a small-town Kentucky cop struggling to

survive following a global epidemic causing the dead to rise from the


Also, Jon Bernthal has signed on to play Grimes’ partner and friend Shane.

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