Former Walking Dead showrunner Frank Darabont explains that Rockstar Games threatened to sue him and TNT if they didn’t change the name of his new show from L.A. Noir to something else.
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TNT has given a six-episode order to L.A. Noir, the period-crime drama that reunites ousted Walking Dead showrunner Frank Darabont with his former stars Jon Bernthal and Jeffrey DeMunn
The Walking Dead alumni Jeffrey DeMunn and Andrew Rothenberg will reunite with former showrunner Frank Darabont and star Jon Bernthal for the TNT crime pilot L.A. Noir.
Nearly two months after casting rumors began to swirl, TNT has officially announced that The Walking Dead star Jon Bernthal has been cast in the lead role in L.A. Noir, the drama pilot from Frank Darabont.
An ad on the AMC website for a limited-edition Blu-ray set seems to confirm suspicions about the death of a major character in the final episodes of The Walking Dead’s second season.
Heroes alum Milo Ventimiglia has landed a lead role in L.A. Noir, the TNT drama pilot developed by former Walking Dead showrunner Frank Darabont.
Executive producer Robert Kirkman and star Jon Bernthal are understandably evasive as to whether a report of the actor’s casting on L.A. Noir means Shane may not survive the second season of The Walking Dead.
Writer/director Frank Darabont offers some insight into his newly greenlit TNT pilot L.A. Noir, and addresses his firing from The Walking Dead: “I don’t understand the thinking behind, ‘Oh, this is the most successful show in the history of basic cable. Let’s gut the budgets now.’ I never did understand that and I think they got tired of hearing me complain about it.”
TNT has ordered a pilot from ousted Walking Dead showrunner Frank Darabont based on L.A. Noir, a book chronicling the epic, decades-long battle between police chief William Parker and mobster Mickey Cohen in 1940s and ’50s Los Angeles.