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THE WALKING DEAD Forced To Tone Things Down?

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Most everyone has heard of THE WALKING DEAD. Whether it is in television show, comic, or video game form, the chances that you know of this brand is highly probable.

The highly controversial Season 7 premiere received a heavy backlash due to the graphic violence that took place with the introduction of Negan and Lucille. Most fans have harked in, citing that things went too far. Then again, this is THE WALKING DEAD, and that is kind of the point. But yes, the violence was fully on fire during that opening scene no doubt about it.

So much so that it looks as though things will be toning down a bit, or at least never going to those Horrific extremes ever again as THE WALKING DEAD executive producer Gale Anne Hurd said at a National Association of Television Program Executives press conference:

"We were able to look at the feedback on the level of violence... We did tone it down for episodes we were still filming for later on in the season.”

Of course THE WALKING DEAD will continue to bring the bloodshed but Hurd wants everyone to understand that:

"This is not a show that is torture porn,” she said. After the response to the finale, she said they gave strong consideration to making sure “we don’t cross that line.”

The second half of AMC’s THE WALKING DEAD will consist of eight episodes. THE WALKING DEAD is executive produced by showrunner Scott M. Gimple, Robert Kirkman, Hurd, Greg Nicotero, Dave Alpert and Tom Luse.

The cast is made up of Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Lauren Cohan, Chandler Riggs, Danai Gurira, Melissa McBride, Lennie James, Sonequa Martin-Green, Alanna Masterson, Christian Serratos, Josh McDermitt, Seth Gilliam, Ross Marquand, Austin Nichols, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Tom Payne, Xander Berkely, and Austin Amelio.

THE WALKING DEAD will return to AMC on February 12th.
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