Zombies take over Henry County highway
Ga. 20 near Atlanta Motor Speedway is closed for filming of “The Walking Dead”
Calling all Zombists! The Walking Dead season 2 has just begun filming out near the Atlanta Motor Speedway! Of course for us Atlanta drivers, that means detours if you head out that way. This season we will be bringing you photos from the set along with interviews from the cast! So stay up to date with your favorite zombie TV series and check back with us regularly!
Official Press Release:
AMC released today a ‘first look’ photo from season two of its critically acclaimed original drama, “The Walking Dead,” currently in production in the greater Atlanta area. The hit series’ second season includes 13 episodes, and premieres this fall.
Here’s another press release on the Walking Dead in Atlanta!
Zombie Outbreak Hits Cobb
‘Walking Dead’ Filming
Posted: 11:20 am EDT June 13, 2011Updated: 2:13 pm EDT June 13, 2011
COBB COUNTY, Ga. — Cobb County residents were confronted with a zombie outbreak Monday morning. Zombie Drama Stops Traffic The AMC hit drama “The Walking Dead” was filming on Riverwood Parkway, which was closed for several hours during filming.Last week, the show’s filming shut down a Hampton highway for five days. Some residents complained of backups, while others said filming is worth the economic impact — which is estimated at $2.1 billion in Georgia.Cobb residents were warned that the zombie mayhem was heading to their county. Message boards were set up on Cobb Galleria Parkway. Cobb police said traffic delays could be brought by zombies and simulated gunfire.“Dead,” which is headed into its second season, follows a group of people trying to survive in the wake of a zombie epidemic.
Some residents got in on the action. Fans had a chance to speak with one of the show’s actors. One woman was excited to watch her daughter, who was cast as a zombie.“It’s amazing. For people who life on the east coast, it’s like getting to have the west coast over here. It’s giving them opportunities,” Zandra Wehunt told Channel 2’s Carol Sbarge.The show’s publicist told Sbarge about 160 people are working on the production, and most are from Atlanta.
Here’s a new vid…a first look at season two! Check them out at amctv.com