The Walking Dead is a post-apocalyptic horror television series developed by Frank Darabont. It premiered on AMC in 2010 and has since released several seasons.
The series is based on the comic book series of the same name by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie Adlard. It follows a group of survivors, led by police officer Rick Grimes, as they try to survive in a world overrun by zombies, known as “walkers.”
The Mind of Robert Kirkman
Robert Kirkman, the creator of the comic book series, has been involved with the series since its inception and has served as an executive producer and writer for the television series.
Kirkman’s vision for the series is to explore the emotional and psychological effects of living in a post-apocalyptic world, as well as the moral dilemmas that arise in extreme situations.
The Vision of Frank Darabont
Frank Darabont, the developer of the television series, has also been involved since the beginning and has served as a writer and executive producer.
Darabont’s vision for the series is to create a show that is true to the source material, while also making it accessible to a wider audience.
The Showrunner’s Perspective
Angela Kang took over as the showrunner in season 9, her perspective on the show is to continue to explore the characters’ journeys, while also dealing with new challenges and threats that arise in the post-apocalyptic world.
Kang has also introduced new themes and elements to the series, such as the Whisperers and the Commonwealth.
The Walking Dead has been developed and produced by a team of creators, each with their own vision and perspective on the series. Robert Kirkman’s vision for the series is to explore the emotional and psychological effects of living in a post-apocalyptic world, while Frank Darabont’s vision is to make the series true to the source material, and accessible to a wider audience. Showrunner Angela Kang has continued to build on the foundation established by the previous creators and has introduced new themes and elements to the series, making it a dynamic and evolving story.