Monday, 27 August 2018

The Walking Dead - Three Degrees of Separation Part VIII

My interest in all things The Walking Dead continues with Part VIII. It fascinates me how the cast and crew are connected to, well, everything and everyone else it seems! :

  • Peaky Blinders
    • Cilian Murphy plays Thomas Shelby
    • Helen McCrory plays Polly Gray
  • Danny Boyle - Director
    • 28 Days Later - Cilian Murphy 
    • Zombies
    • Sunshine - stars Cilian Murphy and Cliff Curtis (FTWD)
      • Music from Sunshine Episode 5 Series 1 TWD
  • Christopher Nolan - Director
    • Cilian Murphy stars in Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, Inception, The Dark Knight Rises, Dunkirk
  • Harry Potter
    • Helen McCrory (Peaky Blinders) plays Narcissa Malfoy
      • Frank Dillane plays Nick Clark on FTWD
      • Frank Dillance plays Tom Riddle in The Half Blood Prince
  • Jon Berthal
    • Plays Frank Castle in The Punisher 
      • Plays Shane in TWD
      • Shane (Jon Bernthal) killed by Rick, walker Shane killed by Carl
      • appeared in CSI Miami
  • The Punisher
    • based on Marvel comics
    • stars Jon Berthal (TWD)
    • spin off from Daredevil
    Previous recap 
    • Fear The Walking Dead
      • spin off from TWD
      • stars Cliff Curtis - Travis
      • stars Kim Dickens - Madison
    • Sunshine
      • Directed by Danny Boyle
      • Music from Sunshine Episode 5 Series 1 TWD
      • stars Cilian Murphy
      • also stars Cliff Curtis from FTWD
    • Words for The Walking Dead
      • Walkers
      • Biters
      • Walking Dead
      • Living Dead
      • Creeper
      • Cold bodies
      • Floaters
      • Lame-brains
      • Roamer
      • Rotter
      • Infected
      • Reanimated
      • Undead
      • The Damned
    • Gone Girl
      • Kim Dickens (Madison - FTWD) is Detective Boney
    • Locations
      • TWD - Atlanta, Georgia and Alexandria, Virginia
      • FTWD - LA, Mexico, Pacific Coast
    • Harry Potter
      • Frank Dillane plays Nick Clark on FTWD
      • Frank Dillance plays Tom Riddle in The Half Blood Prince
    • Banshee
      • Gordon on Banshee is Donnie
    • Cybill
      • Alicia Witt plays Cybill's daughter Zoey
      • Alicia Witt plays Paula one of the Saviors Season 6
    • Twin Peaks
      • Alicia Witt was in the original series and the 2017 come back
    • Most horrific scenes so far:
      • Negan's bat
      • The Governor's fish tanks
      • Bob's leg cannibalism
    • Tarantino
      • Four Rooms - Alicia Witt featured in a segment
    • Coen Brothers
      • Jeffrey DeMunn - Burn After Reading
    • The Following 
      • Emily Kinney (Beth) appeared in the series
    • The Baddies demise
      • Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) - still surviving
      • Gareth (Andrew J West) - eats some of Bob, gets killed by Rick
      • Merle Dixon (Michael Rooker) - killed by the Governor, walker Merle killed by Daryl
      • Shane (Jon Bernthal) killed by Rick, walker Shane killed by Carl
      • The Governor (David Morrissey) stabbed by Michonne, shot by Lilly
    • The X Files
      • Scott Wilson - Hershel - appeared in an episode in 2000
      • Jeffrey DeMunn - Dale - appeared in the X Files movie in 1998
      • Laurie Holden - Andrea - appeared in 10 episodes
    • CSI
      • Michael Rooker - Merle - appeared in CSI Miami
      • Scott Wilson - Hershel - regular on CSI 
      • Jon Bernthal - Shane - appeared in CSI Miami
      • Alicia Witt appeared on CSI Miami
      • Lauren Cohen appeared on CSI NY
      • Michael Cudlitz appeared on CSI Miami and CSI
      • Chad Coleman (Tyreese) appeared on CSI: Miami
    • The Cast:
      • Rick Grimes -Andrew Lincoln - English
      • Daryl Dixon - Norman Reedus - American
      • Glenn Rhee - Steven Yeun - Korean /American
      • Maggie Greene - Lauren Cohan - British - American
      • Carol Peletier - Melissa McBride - American
      • Michonne - Danai Gurira - American
      • Carl Grimes - Chandler Riggs - American
      • Sasha Williams - Sonequa Martin - American
      • Negan - Jeffrey Dean Morgan - American
      • Morgan Jones - Lennie James - English
      • Abraham Ford -Michael Cudlitz - American
      • Eugene Porter - Josh McDermitt - American
      • The Governor - David Morrissey - English
      • Shane - Jon Bernthal - American
      • Andrea - Laurie Holden - American/Canadian
      • Merle Dixon - Michael Rooker - American
      • Hershel - Scott Wilson - American
      • Beth Greene - Emily Kinney - American
      • Gareth - Andrew J. West - American
      • Lori Grimes - Sarah Wayne Callies - American
      • Eugene - Josh McDermitt - American
      • Dale - Jeffrey De Munn - American
      • Heath - Corey Hawkins - American
      • Dr Edwin Jenner - Noah Emmerich - American
    • Charmed
      • Norman Reedus aka Daryl - played Nate, Paige's boyfriend
    • Great Music they have used in TWD
      • Bad Moon Rising - Mourning Ritual
      • Crying - Roy Orbison
      • Fast and Loose - Motorhead
      • Town Called Malice - The Jam
      • Ben Howard - Oats in the Water
    • Trivia
      • Daryl Dixon didn't even exist in the comics - he was created for Norman Reedus!
      • 6 Executive Producers on TWD!
    • Prison Break
      • Sarah Wayne Callies - Lori Grimes in TWD
      • Sarah Wayne Callies - Sara Tancredi in Prison Break
      • Michael Cudlitz - Abraham in TWD
      • Michael Cudlitz - corrections officer series 1 Prison Break
    • 24
      • reboot 24: Legacy - to star Corey Hawkins
      • Corey Hawkins plays Heath in TWD
      • Michael Cudlitz plays Agent Rick Phillips
    • Weird fact
      • Here I am doing my 3 degrees of separation for TWD
      • Corey Hawkins in Theatre - 6 degrees of separation! 
    • Spin off from TWD
      • Fear The Walking Dead
    • Actors from other great films
      • A River Runs Through It (Michael Cudlitz )
      • Love Actually (Andrew Lincoln)
      • Norman Reedus aka Daryl - Blade II
      • Lennie James aka Morgan starred as Sol in Snatch
      • Noah Emmerich - The Truman Show
      • Laurie Holden - Silent Hill
    • Lost
      • Michael Cudlitz played Big Mike Walton
    • Comic book origins TWD
      • number of issues - 170
      • written by - Robert Kirkman
      • illustrated by - Tony Moore
      • first issued in 2003
    • Stage names
      • Andrew Lincoln - real name Andrew James Clutterbuck
    • The Walking Dead
      • Zombies
    • 28 Days Later
      • Zombies
      • Danny Boyle
    • Danny Boyle
      • Sunshine
      • Music from Sunshine Episode 5 Series 1 TWD
    • Stephen King 
      • 3 actors from TWD in The Mist
      • Jeffrey DeMunn - in The Green Mile, The Mist, Storm of The Century, Shawshank
      • Andrew J West went on to star in Stephen King mini series Under the Dome
      • Michael Rooker - starred in The Dark Half
    • Andrea - TWD
      • dies as Andrea by shooting herself in the head
      • dies in The Mist by being shot in the head
    • Game of Thrones
      • Series 7 reference to "Walking Dead Men"
    • Zombie films homage and references to other films
      • Day of the Dead
      • Dawn of the Dead
      • Jaws - Ben Gardner's head
      • Return of the Living Dead
      • Zombie
      • An American Werewolf in London
      • Creepshow
    • Hints at what's to come
      • barbed wire wrapped bat next to corpses
      • gun with barbed wire wrapped bat on it ( Negan)
    • The "Baddies"
      • Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan)
      • Gareth (Andrew J West)
      • Merle Dixon (Michael Rooker)
      • Shane (Jon Bernthal)
      • The Governor (David Morrissey)
    • My favourite characters so far
      • Sasha
      • Abraham
      • Daryl
      • Rick
      • Michonne
      • Hershall
      • Glenn
      • Maggie
    • The characters I despise so far
      • Merle
      • Lori (adulterer and not very nice before the outbreak!) 
      • Shane
      • Negan
      • The Governor
      • Gareth