A Green Light for Darabont’s Walking Dead


AMC has given the green light to “The Walking Dead,” based on Robert Kirkman’s graphic novel series about survivors of a zombie apocalypse.

Frank Darabont wrote the adaptation and will direct the TV pilot. Gale Anne Hurd of Valhalla Motion Pictures and David Alpert of Circle of Confusion will executive produce with Darabont.

“Walking Dead” revolves around a group of survivors, led by a police officer, who travel the country in search of a safe home.