Walking Dead’s Greg Nicotero to remake The Keep by F. Paul Wilson

BTS, Executive Producer Greg Nicotero - The Walking Dead _ Season 11, Episode 24 - Photo Credit: Jace Downs/AMC
BTS, Executive Producer Greg Nicotero - The Walking Dead _ Season 11, Episode 24 - Photo Credit: Jace Downs/AMC /

Greg Nicotero is another member of TWD Family who keeps himself very busy. Nicotero was with The Walking Dead since before it was greenlit. Although he didn’t know it then, this became a 12-year-long commitment. Now with the main series concluded, he will continue with the Daryl Dixon spinoff, and author F. Paul Wilson has announced an agreement has been made for Nictoero to remake The Keep.

The Keep is a Paramount Pictures film from 1983 that is a dark fantasy horror. Based on Wilson’s same-titled novel, the film received mixed reviews but has since become a cult classic. Rotten Tomatoes has given the film a 44%, but many fans believe it is a great movie.

The story’s premise sees Nazi troops in WWII, where a supernatural evil has been awakened in a Romanian castle. They must seek out the help of a Jewish historian to aid them in battling the ancient demon.

The original movie is directed by Michael Mann, who is known for Miami Vice, Heat, The Last of the Mohicans, and more. And the film has a fantastic cast consisting of  Scott Glenn, Gabriel Byrne, Jürgen Prochnow, Alberta Watson, Ian McKellen, and Robert Prosky.

Greg Nicotero – The Walking Dead and more

Nicotero worked in several areas of The Walking Dead production. He served as director, SFX makeup, producer, and walker. He is also working on The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon (Norman Reedus) series in France and will produce the Rick (Andrew Lincoln) and MIchonne (Danai Gurira) spinoff.

He is very involved in many TWDU projects and has produced Fear the Walking Dead, The Walking Dead: World Beyond, and Tales of the Walking Dead. He also directed the webisode Torn Apart. 

Nicotero also directs and is the showrunner for Creepshow, the anthology series that is a continuation of the 1982 movie. This series has been renewed for a fourth season, but a release date hasn’t been announced.

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