The upcoming, yet-to-be titled Walking Dead spinoff has found its lead. According to Deadline, Kim Dickens, who most recently drew attention for her role in David Fincher’s Gone Girl, will star as a guidance counselor and mother of two who “looks like the girl next door but has a darkness to her, a troubled past that will come back to haunt her.” Actor Cliff Curtis will play the male lead, a co-worker who is in a relationship with Dickens' character. Robert Kirkman, the man behind the original Walking Dead graphic novel, created the series, which takes place during the same zombie takeover, but in a different location ... Discuss

Just days after AMC announced that it was working on a Saul-themed Breaking Bad spin-off series (to be titled Better Call Saul), the cable network released a statement saying that it is working on a new show that takes place in the Walking Dead universe. The new, yet-to-be-titled series (we’d like to suggest, Walking Dead: The College Years), which hits primetime in 2015, won’t be based on any existing characters, but will instead follow a totally different group of zombie apocalypse survivors. In the statement, series creator Robert Kirkman said, “The opportunity to make a show that isn’t tethered by the events of the comic book, and is truly a blank page, has set my creativity racing.” Now, all we need is a Mad Men spin-off, and AMC will be good to go for the next five years … Discuss

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Walking Dead might induce nightmares, but elsewhere, roaming zombies can do a lot of good. Sponsored "zombie walks" have benefited many nonprofits this Halloween season. Given, there's more time to raise funds through concession when your participants move at a scooting pace ...