David Morrisey On THE WALKING DEAD Season 3.5

The Walking Dead returns to AMC on February 10th. Actor David Morrisey, the man behind The Governor teases a showdown with Rick (Andrew Lincoln) and says there are more surprises in store for the audience.

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Speaking to SFX Magazine, Morrissey shared the following bit on the second half of the third season of AMC's The Walking Dead.

"What I’ve liked about the season so far is that it’s full of surprises,” Morrissey teased to SFX. “Obviously the stars might be aligned for Rick and the Governor to have some sort of meeting, but maybe the show will shoot that in a very surprising way. I think it’s not going to give you what you want in the way that you want it, and I think that’s what I’ve enjoyed in the second half of the season."

"As an audience you can see that no one’s safe and there are surprises within that. What’s great about The Walking Dead is that it’s not frightened of killing off its leading actors", Morrissey went on to say.

The actor has also stated that he hasn't practiced the zombie shuffle yet interestingly enough. The show is definitely unafraid to stray from the source material and we'll have to wait and see how long The Governor manages to stick around. Originally, showrunner Glen Mazzara stated that The Governor was planned to be a long-time antagonist for Rick but who knows if that has changed with his departure.

There will be more from Morrissey in the latest issue of SFX out February 6th. The Walking Dead returns February 10th to AMC at 9PM EST/PST time. On that day AMC will also be airing a marathon of the previous Season 3 episodes.

Here's a few promo photos for 'The Suicide King'.





The Walking Dead is an American television drama series developed by Frank Darabont. It is based on the comic book series of the same name by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie Adlard. The series stars Andrew Lincoln as sheriff's deputy Rick Grimes, who awakens from a coma to find the world dominated by flesh-eating "walkers", resembling the zombies of George A. Romero's horror movies. He sets out to find his family and encounters many other survivors along the way.

So far, the third season has garnered positive reviews by critics, receiving a score of 82 out of 100 on Metacritic, based on 18 reviews, indicating "universal acclaim".

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Running Time: 60 minutes (45 min actual air time)
Release Date: October 14 (Season 3-premiere)
TV Rating: TV-MA for sex & nudity, violence & gore, profanity, alchohol/drugs/smoking and frightening/intense scenes
Starring: Andrew Lincoln, JDavid Morrissey,Sarah Wayne Callies,Laurie Holden, Jeffrey DeMunn, Steven Yeun, Chandler Riggs, Norman Reedus
Creators: Frank Darabont (show) Robert Kirkman (comic)
Written by: Frank Darabont, Charles H. Eglee, Jack LoGiudice, Robert Kirkman, Glen Mazzara, Adam Fierro, Charlie Adlard, Tony Moore, Evan T. Reilly

Source: SFX
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Fishandchips - 2/1/2013, 5:29 AM
Morrisey is an awesome actor, plays an evil bastard really well, can't wait for the second half to start.
MiVigilante - 2/1/2013, 5:59 AM
Pumped
CrimsonReign - 2/1/2013, 6:06 AM
What great casting it was to find Morrisey for the Governor...stunning. The guy is just so hateable that I almost didn't read this article based on my anger towards his character, lol.
ATrueHero1987 - 2/1/2013, 7:42 AM
He plays The Governor very well. I hear the guy that helped Rick in the very first episode is coming back this season.

Ready for Feb 10th!!
DarthDan - 2/1/2013, 7:49 AM
GUSTOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
DarthDan - 2/1/2013, 8:38 AM
Where the farfignewton have you been you old bastard?

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