By Cameron Bonomolo – October 7, 2019 01:27 pm EDT Share 0 Comments 0 Greg Nicotero, director of Sunday’s Season 10 premiere of The Walking Dead, says its opening 30 seconds — which took the series into space for the first time — is reminiscent of John Carpenter’s The Thing. The episode, “Lines We Cross,” started with a Russian satellite hurtling through space before revisiting the survivors training as a militia-like fighting force under Daryl (Norman Reedus) on a beach. The satellite later crash lands to Earth, starting a massive blaze that threatened to burn down the Oceanside community. In fighting that fire, members from across the Alexandria, Kingtop and Oceanside communities reinforced the bond that was renewed just before Alpha (Samantha Morton) and the Whisperers committed an act of terror against the survivors.“It was super fun. I remember reading the script and that was our goal. We wanted the audience to be like, ‘Wait a minute, what’s happening? Why are we out in space?’” Nicotero told EW. “So I always compared it to John Carpenter’s The Thing, where there’s just like two shots of space and there’s something that’s falling towards the planet, and then BOOM, you’re into the… Read full this story
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