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'Walking Dead'

Norman Reedus & Emily Kinney

Wouldn't Be Caught Dead Dating

6/18/2015 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0617-main-norman-reedus-emily-TMZ-01'Walking Dead's Daryl Dixon is not dating his fellow survivor pal Beth Greene in real life ... so he says.

Norman Reedus' rep tells TMZ, the actor's relationship with former co-star Emily Kinney is strictly platonic.

We got these pics of Norman and Emily at Paper Plane, a dive bar in Decatur, GA. It looks real chummy, but the two have been good pals for a while and that's it. 

She had a concert in the area earlier in the evening and they hung out afterward.

Emily played Beth on the zombie thriller but was killed off last year. Their characters were in the same survival group and he was protective like a bro.  

Too bad ... we were rooting for more.

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'Walking Dead' Producer

Tyreese and Father Gabriel

Are Still Family

5/8/2015 12:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

It's been a tough week for "The Walking Dead" stars Chad L. Coleman and Seth Gilliam ... but show producer Scott M. Gimple still has their backs, and says society can learn a lesson ... from one of them.

Gimple was at LAX when he told our photog that Chad -- whose character Tyreese has already been eaten by zombies -- made a good point when he questioned humanity. Granted, he could've done it without screaming on a packed subway train.

As for Seth ... Gimple gave us his prediction for Father Gabriel's future ... on the show -- and in the legal system. He also has some tasty zombie apocalypse tips for folks in L.A..

HINT: Animal Style

'Walking Dead' Star

Arrest Vid Partly Released

Put Your Hands Where I Can See 'Em!

5/6/2015 7:33 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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"The Walking Dead" star Seth Gilliam took police on a 4 minute high speed chase down a highway before they cuffed him and hauled away ... and the whole incident was captured on dash cam video.

Cops in Peachtree City, GA busted Gilliam early Sunday morning and said he was doing 107 mph when he blew past them -- and you can see in this video ... he was definitely flying low.

When officers finally pull him over ... one of the officers yells, "I need your hands where I can see 'em. Come back here." Gilliam steps out and immediately gets cuffed while the officer explain he's being arrested for reckless driving.

Now, the odd part -- the video cuts off right after the handcuffs go on Gilliam. Cops say they also found a joint in the car, and Gilliam said he'd had 3 beers and a shot. Seems strange that portion of the arrest video wasn't released.

Peachtree City PD tell us, "It's part of a criminal investigation and anything related to evidence that could prosecute him won't be given out until the investigation is over."

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'Walking Dead' Star

Arrested for DUI, Pot, and ...

Triple Digit Speeding

5/4/2015 2:09 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Seth Gilliam Arrested For DUI

Seth Gilliam plays a priest on "The Walking Dead," but got busted for blazing like a bat out of hell down a highway, possession of marijuana, and DUI. Let us pray. 

Police in Peachtree City, GA arrested Gilliam -- who also played a cop on "The Wire" -- early Sunday morning after officers say they clocked him at 107 mph. Once he was pulled over ... cops smelled booze, and asked Gilliam if he'd been drinking. They say he admitted to having 3 beers and a shot.

According to the police report, the arresting officer also discovered a joint in a cigarette box, hidden in the arm rest.

Cops say Gilliam blew a .107 blood alcohol level. He was arrested and released after posting a $9,818 bond.

It's weird -- Seth's arrest came 2 days after his 'Wire' and 'Walking' co-star Chad L. Coleman freaked out on an NYC train. Something in the water?


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'Walking Dead' Star

I Regret NYC Subway Rant

5/2/2015 7:25 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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"Walking Dead" star Chad L. Coleman regrets causing a scene on a NYC subway Friday, but stands by his message.

Coleman tells us, he had a lot of "built up frustration" because of the Baltimore situation and just lost it when someone on the train used the "n" word in referring to him.  The guy's friend said she recognized Coleman, and he responded by saying, "No, we don't know that n*****."

Coleman insists he was not drunk during the rant, but adds he's not proud he couldn't control his emotions.  

And the actor wanted to apologize to cast members of "The Walking Dead" and his family.

'Walking Dead' Star

Goes Ballistic on NYC Subway

5/1/2015 5:20 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Chad L. Coleman -- an actor who famously played Tyreese on "The Walking Dead" and Cutty on "The Wire" had a complete meltdown Friday on a New York City subway train.

Coleman is screaming, making sure everyone knows he's Chad L. Coleman from "The Walking Dead" and "The Wire." His rant is nonsensical and ear-shattering loud.

You see passengers recoil and eventually the seats around him are empty.

We spoke with Coleman, who told us he heard a guy and a girl on the train talking, trying to figure out where they knew him. He says the guy told the girl, "No, we don't know that n*****," and that set him off.

As for the screams about humanity, he says he was referencing the problems in Baltimore.

He says he was sober on the train.

'Walking Dead' Star

Don't Ruin

'Breaking Bad' for Me!

3/31/2014 6:18 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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If you want to make "Walking Dead" star Andrew Lincoln spill his show's secrets, there is one way to do it … threaten to ruin "Breaking Bad" for him.

Our photog caught up with Lincoln before the season finale of "WD" aired last night, and we asked him whether he thought the show could eclipse the finale of "BB."

But to our surprise, Lincoln said he's not caught up on the antics of Jesse Pinkman and Walter White.

So if you want to find out what Terminus is really all about ... now you know how.

'Walking Dead'

Legless Hopeful Has

The Right (Zombie) Stuff

12/18/2013 12:02 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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121713_zombie_launch"The Walking Dead" can cross one zombie off its future casting list -- because a brave, disabled high school kid is going all out to prove he's the right man for the part.

Here come some big screams ... and laughs too.                   

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'Walking Dead' Creator to AMC

I'll Cremate You

In Court

12/17/2013 2:28 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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1217-walking-dead-amcThe creator of "The Walking Dead" -- one of the most popular shows on TV -- wants his pound of flesh from AMC -- to the tune of TENS OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS.

Frank Darabont was the mastermind who adapted the popular comic book into a series back in 2009.  He claims in his suit he would get 12.5% of the profits, but he claims AMC unceremoniously fired him in 2011 and he hasn't received a penny.

Here's what he says is especially galling.  The show is a juggernaut, sometimes even beating Sunday Night Football.  Yet AMC tells him the show is operating at a deficit.  Darabont says AMC has outright defrauded him by producing and distributing the show to itself and essentially cooking the books to screw him out of his share.

What really pisses him off ... Darabont says the creator of "Mad Men" -- which also airs on AMC -- gets a huge cut of a $3 million fee PER EPISODE, even though "Mad Men" gets less than 1/4 of the viewership of "The Walking Dead."

Darabont wants 10s of millions of dollars.  And this is kinda funny.  He also wants a cut of "The Talking Dead," the talk show that follows each episode.

'Zombie Vine' Kid

I'm One Step Closer to Terrorizing the World on 'Walking Dead'

12/17/2013 12:10 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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The New Jersey high school kid who turned his disability into a hilarious "Zombie Prank" Vine account says he's one giant step closer to his dream -- starring on "The Walking Dead" -- but he's waiting on one important phone call.

17-year-old Nick Santonastasso -- who was born with only one arm and no legs -- Skyped in to "TMZ Live," telling us there's a petition gaining a LOT of momentum online, begging "Walking Dead" producers to get Nick on the show.

The petition has more than 1,500 signatures ... nonetheless Nick says he hasn't gotten a phone call from showrunners to make it all official. But he's optimistic.

For all his followers, however, Nick's still taking a lot of heat from people who say he's reducing his disability to an object of mockery ... check the clip to hear his thoughts. Pretty profound.

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Sorry Seinfeld

You'd Probably Die in Zombie Apocalypse

10/25/2013 10:13 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Jerry Seinfeld would probably not survive a zombie apocalypse ... neither would Jennifer Aniston or even Bill Cosby ... this according to "Walking Dead" star Norman Reedus.

The slayer of the undead was leaving LAX this week, when we asked the single most important question we may have ever asked any celebrity ... ever:

Which sitcom cast is best equipped to survive a zombie invasion ... Seinfeld, Friends or Cosby?

Reedus answered the question -- but he didn't pick one of our options. He put his money on a cast that's way more aggressive ... a cast that once got violent over Palestinian chicken.

Pretty, prettty, prettttty good choice.

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