THE WALKING DEAD Season 2 Will Air October 21st?

Filming has begun on Season two of The Walking Dead and official images of anonymous zombies have started doing the rounds, a particularly ugly and bug-eyed one is featured above. She wouldn't look out of place in my local on a Friday night, scarily. One of the more frequent searches on OWF via google is 'Walking Dead Season 2's Release Date' or some such alternative and apart from an expectation in these parts that it would be Halloween weekend in October just like it was last year, nobody seems to know for sure. Unless of course you live in Germany. Bleeding Cool have spotted via Zombieblog that the show's second season (via a German to English translation) could be coming sooner than that, but only just;
The living dead return: From 21 October FOX shows the German TV premieres the second season of the horror hits The Walking Dead.
The first season of The Walking Dead had a pretty tight international schedule and it roughly premiered in the same week wherever you were in the U.S. and Europe, so I would expect the second season to premiere sometime around that date. Can't wait. After the jump, see one more image from the filming of Season 2 and also a message from showrunner Frank Darabont;
At this moment, I€™m standing on a stretch of post-apocalypse interstate in Georgia, littered with abandoned cars and blessing my good luck to be reunited with our amazing cast, and our fantastic directors and crew. Across the board, there are none better. It€™s great to be shooting again. I think we€™ve embarked on a great season.
The Walking Dead returns this October for a 13 episode run (more than twice the size of the six episode season last year).

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