“The Walking Dead” will be introducing unicorn and leprechaun zombies in Season 5. Well, maybe not. However, series creator Robert Kirkman did recently dish straight from the Atlanta set that the upcoming season will be “magical.”
“Everyone’s happy to be back together, so it’s been pretty great and everybody’s bringing their A game still, 5 years in,” Kirkman told Entertainment Weekly of the cast’s first week of filming. ” We’re doing new and different and crazy and exciting things and now I think the atmosphere is that we can’t wait until we can start sharing things with people and start showing things to people because we’re really excited about what we’re doing here. We think we’re making another magical season.”
Unfortunately, now is not the time for Kirkman or anyone else involved on the show to start talking about Season 5 of the AMC series. With the jaw-dropping cliff-hanger, which may or may not have introduced cannibals, Kirkman’s goal is to keep as much a secret to avoid spoiling the Season 4 ending.
“There’s always people crowding around when we’re filming and trying to get spy spots of what we’re doing and stuff, but for the most part we’ve been able to avoid that,” Kirkman continued to EW. “This is the first time we’ve really finished a season and gone back to the same place for the next season, so that’s kind of cool.”
Robert Kirkman is, of course, referring to Terminus, the “safe haven” that a majority of our survivors (except potentially Tyreese, Carol, Baby Judith, and Beth) stumbled upon in the final few episodes of Season 4. His comments to EW about Season 5 come a little more than a week after he teased fans with a photo from the set.
The photo, which was posted on May 10, was slyly captioned: “Guess where I was today.” “Walking Dead” fans were treated to a photo of a train car labeled “A” -- the same car that Rick, Daryl, Michonne, Carl and the others were thrown into during the Season 4 finale.
Guess where I was today. http://t.co/2sA65Mtw1j
— Robert Kirkman (@RobertKirkman) May 10, 2014
That’s not the only photo that viewers were treated to. Just last week the network released a first look photo from the upcoming season. The photo in question shows Rick peering out through a slightly opened doorway. The former sheriff is covered in dried blood and appears to be spying on something or someone. While his location is unclear, it’s speculated that the doorway he’s peering out of is train car “A.”
“The Walking Dead” returns to AMC for its fifth season in Fall 2014. What are your thoughts on the upcoming season? Let us know in the comments section or send a tweet to @AmandaTVScoop.