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THE WALKING DEAD: Season 3: Michonne Photo, Behind the Scenes Video

Danai Gurira Michonne The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead Season 3 Michonne Photo, Behind the Scenes Video. The Walking Dead: Season 3 Michonne (Danai Gurira) first photo, behind the scenes video give the viewer their first look at a new character onto the AMC zombie TV show and our first look (quickly and behind talking actors) of the prison. The prison is a key setting for season three of The Walking Dead. This fact and more were discussed here: The Walking Dead Season 3 Plot Details, Spoilers, Robert Kirkman Interview.

 The first Michonne The Walking Dead photo:

Danai Gurira Michonne The Walking Dead

Danai Gurira Michonne The Walking Dead

About Michonne, her part in the comic, season 3, its location, and what The Walking Dead: Season 3 will offer fans:

In the comics, Michonne is an unflinching warrior who proves to be powerful ally for Rick Grimes and the rest of the survivors. But how different will the onscreen version be? “The essence of the character — her personality, her motives, everything that makes Michonne Michonne — remains intact from the comics,” says Robert Kirkman (the creator of the comic and executive producer of the TV adaptation). “But like a lot of things on the show, there will be little tweaks and differences here and there. We saw that her introduction is slightly different from how it was in the comic, and her interaction with Andrea is really going to be a really cool addition to the character that I think will get television viewers up to speed, and they’ll get to know her a lot faster than comic book readers did.”

As for why they cast the relatively unknown Danai Gurira for the pivotal role, Kirkman says, “We looked at a lot of talented people that were really fantastic, but we were waiting for that one spark, that moment where everyone was completely in agreement and completely excited, and we felt like we had found the essence of this fictional character that just randomly appeared in another person, and that person was Danai Gurira. She kind of came in and really just blew us all away. She’s got incredible presence, and she’s got a theater background, and is very physical, and was just perfect for the role.”

Kirkman is equally enthusiastic about the big location setting for season 3, as Rick and company attempt to turn a prison into their new zombie-proof fortress. “It looks absolutely amazing,” gushes Kirkman. “They are shooting the hell out of this prison. It just looks absolutely stunning, and I think when people start seeing trailers and stuff for this season, I think people are just gonna be like, “Wait, what? This is what? I can’t believe this is a TV show!” It’s really creepy, really moody and it’s just gonna be really awesome.”

The Walking Dead: Season 3 will star Danai Gurira, David Morrissey, Michael Rooker, Lauren Cohan, Norman Reedus, Andrew Lincoln, Sarah Wayne Callies, Laurie Holden, Steven Yeun, Scott Wilson, Emily Kinney, Chandler Riggs, IronE Singleton, Melissa Suzanne McBride, Adam Minarovich, and Marvin Duerkholz.

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Source: Liveforfilms, Entertainmentweekly

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