Lauren Cohan’s possible departure from The Walking Dead, and Viacom CEO talks selling Cloverfield Paradox and the future of Paramount and Nickelodeon.
Horror After Dark Issue #8: If you missed last week’s news, check it out here. Now, let’s get into some horror news.
Viacom’s CEO talks selling Cloverfield Paradox, and how the company will continue to improve and look at its creative content for Nickelodeon, Paramount, and more of its original programming and streaming services.
Hot Topic: Ryan Murphy inks a 5 year deal with Netflix and the Stranger Things cast become action figures
Ryan Murphy has signed a huge deal with Netflix! The producer of horror series like Scream Queens and American Horror Story is set to produce and release new TV series and films across the platform in an exclusive 5 year deal. This news is huge, so read more on it here.
The Stranger Things cast is taking on another form – yep, action figures! Fans beloved favorites such as Eleven, Mike and Will will be turning into action figures thanks to McFarlane Toys. Check out exclusive photos of the figures before they hit shelves this Fall.
Interviews: CEO of FX details his thoughts on Ryan Murphy’s departure & Andrew Lincoln talks Rick and Morgan’s relationship on The Walking Dead.
Ryan Murphy’s partner in crime, CEO John Landgraf spoke highly of Ryan Murphy’s latest deal with Netflix. He wrote that, “For more than 15 years, we have enjoyed an outstanding partnership with Ryan Murphy and we look forward to continuing that relationship on our four shows under his creative leadership.” So, while Murphy has inked a new deal, he’ll still have influence on the show’s he are currently working on.
Andrew Lincoln (Rick) believes that fans will not see the last of Lennie James’ character Morgan this season on The Walking Dead. As fans may know, James’ character is set to “leave” the series and crossover to its companion series, Fear the Walking Dead. Lincoln mentions “there’s something in the air, that I feel that it’s not quite the end yet for Rick and Morgan.” Guess we’ll have to wait and see what’s in store for the two!
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