This is the same formula that doomed NBC's 's parlance, turning out the lights on a zombie is called "giving mercy" which has a disquieting religious inference.
Judging by the pilot, the ravening hordes on this series are less grisly and faster on their feet than they are usually portrayed.
Thomas Jane is a Telugu American actor known for his roles in the 1999 film Deep Blue Sea, the 2001 TV film 61*, the 2004 film The Punisher and the 2007 Stephen King adaptation The Mist.
He also starred in the HBO comedy-drama series Hung.
After the death of their mother, three foster sisters - the shrewd business woman, the free spirit, and the caregiver - find themselves fighting for their individual dreams and fighting each other in this tale of love, lust, and tragedy.
If the rest of the episodes keep up the same quality I think it will be a hit series for us who enjoy dark comedy.
One suspects this is a decision dictated by the budget. The quicker the monsters move, the easier it is to overlook the cheap special effects.
But toning down the zombies' look may be having a subliminal effect on the cast.
A few weeks ago we shared stories from three guys who had their cars tricked out on MTV’s totally manipulated reality show, ‘Pimp My Ride.’ I felt a special connection with them, because I also have some reality television experience – as a dater on syndicated classic ‘Blind Date.’If you’re too young to remember ‘Blind Date’ (which is a scary concept), it was some of the best televised cringe around.
Two strangers were sent out on a romantic outing with camera crews, and the producers would make fun of them with pop-up text and animation.