AMC's "Walking Dead" show has inspired a new Atlanta based fan convention that is expected to bring in more than 10,000 people according to the Monday, October 22 reports from Radar Online.
The cable sensation's hit show "The Walking Dead" has inspired a new convention that includes a podcast and a one man show. The podcast and the Atlanta based "Walking Dead" convention are the ideas come to life of Eric Nordhoff and James Fraizier, who are also refereed to as "Walker Stalkers."
The pair got the nickname after they made a road trip last fall from Tennessee to Georgia just to see "AMC film "The Walking Dead."
The "Walker Stalker" convention which is to held in early November is expected to draw over 10,000 "Walking Dead" fans from across the country.
"The Walking Dead" characters battle zombies known as "walkers" in the streets of downtown Atlanta and in forests, small towns and a prison south of the city.
"Walking Dead" actors such as Norman Reedus, who slays walkers with a crossbow as Daryl Dixon; Andrew Lincoln, who plays Sheriff Rick Grimes, and Lauren Cohan, also known as Maggie Greene will be making guest appearances at the convention.
AMC's "The Walking Dead" is currently in it's fourth season and broke the show's previous record of 12.4 million viewers with a 16.1 million people who tuned in on October 13th for the season premier according to the Nielson records.
"The Walking Dead" first premiered on October 31, 2010.The popular followed by "The Talking Dead" which features host Chris Hardwick discussing the latest episode with fans, actors, and producers of "The Walking Dead."
Last April, Nordhoff and Frazier came up with the idea of holding the convention, which will take place Nov. 1-3.
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