The Walking Dead

Season Four of The Walking Dead ended with Rick and the group outgunned, outnumbered, and trapped in a train car awaiting a grim fate. Season Five picks up shortly thereafter.  What follows is a story that weaves the true motives of the people of Terminus with the hopeful prospect of a cure in Washington, D.C., the fate of the group's lost comrades, as well as new locales, new conflicts, and new obstacles in keeping the group together and staying alive. Stories will break apart and intersect.   The characters will find love and hate.  Peace and conflict.  Contentment and terror.  And, in the quest to find a permanent, safe place to call home, one question will haunt them... After all they've seen, all they've done, all they've sacrificed, lost, and held onto no matter what the cost... Who do they become?  

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  • Rick Grimes
    By Andrew Lincoln

    Rick Grimes

    By Andrew Lincoln

    Rick is slowly recovering from the loss of his wife. With new people at the prison, the group dynamic has changed dramatically and the pressures and threats have started to multiply. All along, Rick is fighting to return to the man he once was, but is it a battle he can win?

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  • Daryl Dixon
    By Norman Reedus

    Daryl Dixon

    By Norman Reedus

    While Daryl still struggles with the loss of his brother, he now has the opportunity to become a leader. Will he rise to the occasion?

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  • Carl Grimes
    By Chandler Riggs

    Carl Grimes

    By Chandler Riggs

    Carl has physically lost his mother, mentally lost his father, and emotionally lost himself. Rick wants Carl to step back from being a child soldier, and Carl is trying to honor those wishes. Will the world let him?

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  • Michonne
    By Danai Gurira

    Michonne

    By Danai Gurira

    Michonne has struggled to feel at ease in large, or even small, groups. And she too, has unfinished business. Where will she focus her efforts?

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  • Glenn
    By Steven Yeun

    Glenn

    By Steven Yeun

    Glenn meets Rick during one of his frequent trips into Atlanta to scavenge supplies. After witnessing Rick's assault by walkers, he guides Rick to safety via a handheld radio. "Call it foolish naïve hope," Glenn later explains, "that if I'm ever that far up shit creek, somebody might do the same for me."

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  • Tyreese
    By Chad L. Coleman

    Tyreese

    By Chad L. Coleman

    We first saw him at the end of Season 3. Now, Tyresse feels lucky to have survived relatively unscathed. Will he be able to comprehend the loss the rest of the group has endured while taking the first steps in a new relationship with Woodbury survivor Karen?

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  • Maggie Greene
    By Lauren Cohen

    Maggie Greene

    By Lauren Cohen

    Having regained her confidence, Maggie wants to somehow find a way to live, not just survive, even when the world is telling her that nothing else matters but staying alive.

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  • Carol Peletier
    By Melissa McBride

    Carol Peletier

    By Melissa McBride

    Carol has become a confident contributing member of the community. Now a formidable fighter, Carol is determined that no one become anything like the victim she used to be.

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  • Beth Greene
    By Emily Kinney

    Beth Greene

    By Emily Kinney

    Beth appreciates her place within the larger group. She is a far cry from the suicidal teenager she once was. She is ready for love to find its way to her, but is she emotionally prepared?

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  • Sasha
    By Sonequa Martin-Green

    Sasha

    By Sonequa Martin-Green

    As Tyreese's scrappy no-nonsense younger sister, she might be the only person able to help Tyreese understand what the others have endured. Her practical approach to survival is challenged by the nature of their new threats and by the relationships that are developing.

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  • Scott M. Gimple
    Executive Producer / Writer

    Scott M. Gimple

    Executive Producer / Writer

    Scott M. Gimple joined “The Walking Dead” in 2011 as a co-producer and writer. Since then, he has penned multiple episodes, including Episode “Clear;” “This Sorrowful Life;” and the midseason finale, “Pretty Much Dead Already.” In 2012, he became Supervising Producer. Gimple started his television work in animation, writing/producing for Walt Disney Television Animation and Nickelodeon.

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  • Gale Anne Hurd
    Executive Producer

    Gale Anne Hurd

    Executive Producer

    Gale Anne Hurd is one of the industry's most respected and innovative film and television producers. Over the course of her career, Hurd has developed and produced films that have garnered critical and popular acclaim. Hurd has carved out a leading position in the previously male-dominated world of the blockbuster and become a recognized creator of iconic cultural touchstones.

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  • Robert Kirkman
    Executive Producer /Writer

    Robert Kirkman

    Executive Producer /Writer

    Robert Kirkman is the creator/writer of the best-selling The Walking Dead comic books and graphic novels and Executive Producer/Writer of AMC’s hit television show “The Walking Dead.” Before “The Walking Dead” was a pop culture sensation, it was already a successful comic book and just one of many comics that Kirkman has created for his Skybound imprint and publisher Image Comics over the past ten years.

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  • David Alpert
    Executive Producer

    David Alpert

    Executive Producer

    David Alpert is a partner in Circle of Confusion LLC, a film and television management and production company with offices in Los Angeles and New York. Circle produces film, television and new media, and represents writers, directors, actors, producers and content creators. In addition to his dual role as a producer and representative, Alpert also runs the operations of the company.

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  • Greg Nicotero
    Exec. Producer / Director / Writer

    Greg Nicotero

    Exec. Producer / Director / Writer

    His vision for creature and character design can be seen in such TV shows and movies as Django Unchained, “Breaking Bad,” Kill Bill, Predators, Transformers, Land of the Dead, and Army of Darkness, among others. His groundbreaking work on “The Walking Dead” has earned him and his team back- to-back Emmy® wins for Best Prosthetic Makeup, along with nominations for visual effects.

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