An Analysis Of Stephen King 's The Green Mile Essay

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Before analyzing The Walking Dead, it is important to note that the writers and producers of the show, Gale Anne Hurd, Frank Darabont, and Greg Nicotero have worked on popular films previously. A prime example of this Greg Nicotero having worked as a special effects supervisor for the widely acclaimed novel to movie adaptation of Stephen King’s The Green Mile, which Frank Darabont also directed; later the two also worked together for Stephen King’s novel to film adaptation of The Mist; whereas Gale Anne Hurd was the writer of 1984’s cult classic, The Terminator, later serving as producer for the graphic novel to live-action movie adaptation of Marvel’s The Incredible Hulk, released in 2008. Based on these facts, it is no wonder that The Walking Dead is very cinematic in nature, unlike the average serial drama, given that the three are well experienced in adapting novels to film, with Greg Nicotero often directing and/or producing the episodes that are heavily driven by complex special effects in relation to the camera work.
The Walking Dead is a horror-drama that follows Rick Grimes (portrayed by Andrew Lincoln) and his group of survivors in a post-apocalyptic world where zombies [walkers] have taken over as they learn how to adapt to a new world, regardless of what problems arise down their journey to a place they call home, all while overcoming the struggles of co-existing with each other along the way as the group takes in more members as they travel to numerous…

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