True Blood Season 7 Casting Video Brigette

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The video below shows a casting video for a new character “Brigette”. This character will portray a “hot microbiologist” on season 7. SPOILERS don’t peek unless you wan’t spoiling. (no news as to who will play this role yet)

From the dialogue it sounds like the “Chuck” person killed a vampire the night before. Also you can hear the name Willa. Willa states that she used to know Chuck (when she was still human).

TRUE BLOOD–BRIGETTE from Markie Adams on Vimeo.

 

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HBO 2014 Spring Preview Video Trailer

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HBO aired a new spring preview trailer before the premiere of Game of Thrones last night. There were snippets of new True Blood season 7 in the trailer. Don’t  blink or you will miss it. Of course they did not show any new scenes of Eric Northman! Hopefully next trailer will have Eric!

This scene was definitely filmed on location (saw this filming):

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This was the photo I took on location. The cast was looking into the camera and the screen cap above is how it came out:

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Here are the caps showing True Blood action:

 

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True Blood Season 7 Premiere Date Announced June 22

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HBO PR tweeted the season 7 premiere date for True Blood.

tbs7003 The new season will air on June 22, 2014. The wait will soon be over~ They also stated that a teaser for the new season of True Blood will air on Sunday April 6 just before the new season of Game of Throne premieres. Great news!

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Here are the screen caps from the teaser trailer (the video is unlisted right now) 

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True Blood Season 7 On Location New Images Bellefleur Home

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True Blood is busy filming their final season. Yes season 7 will be the last one for the show. The location used was located in Los Angeles at the home used for the “Bellefleur” scenes. The home is where Sheriff Andy and his half fairy daughter and Arlene live. Chris Bauer was the only cast member on set while I was there (Had to leave early sadly). When Chris saw that fans were across the street he came on over and took photos and signed autographs.

It really is a small world since there were 2 groups of fans who were from Germany and it turned out they were from the same city! Ingo was in town after filming a music video for ATB and the ladies (one was named Chris )  were also on vacation. It is great meeting fans from all around the world!

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The filming was interior shots so we could not see that but could hear them saying “rolling” , action and cut. There was also a large curtain/blue screen and scaffolding in front: Continue reading

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New Photos Alexander Skarsgard True Blood Season 7

Finally new photos of Alexander Skarsgard have surfaced from Season 7 filming of True Blood! I Actor posted 2 photos from the selfless taken with Alex on the set of True Blood. Huge thanks to skarslover for the great find!

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Love the big smiles on both of them! Great to see Alex back on set for True Blood. It’s the final season and I can’t wait to see his character Eric Northman on my tv this summer!

Here’s what she posted along with the photos:

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The actress posted more info on her role for True Blood. She was an extra but said that everyone made her feel special (especial Alex and she’s a big fan of his!) here’s what she wrote. Huge thanks to Santress for the find!! And also thanks to Dolores for sharing!  True Blood filming 2/7/13

 

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True Blood Season 7 On Location Filming Main Street Wasteland

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True Blood was on location today filming episode 2 for their final season. On location were Anna Paquin, Ryan Kwanten, Chris Bauer, Sam Trammel and Joe Manganiello. The location used was an art colony made to look like an abandoned city. The street signs showed “Saint Alice Parish” and the windows were all boarded up on the businesses. Continue reading

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True Blood Season 7 On Location Filming Photos Morrocan Flair

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True Blood season 7 filming started this week. Earlier in the week Stephen Moyer and Chris Bauer were spotted on location filming for the final season premiere episode.

photo-10Last night I was able to see the show filming in another location at a hotel in Los Angeles. The hotel was built in the 1920′s and was originally a YMCA. The decor is a Moroccan theme with vivid colors, detailed tile work and many Persian style rugs. (felt as if I were back in the Middle East where I lived for 2 years).

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This location seemed very suited for the action that was listed in the casting call for episode 7.01 titled “Jesus is Gonna Come”.

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The shots were interior ones towards the back of the hotel and also downstairs (those images are above).

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It was great to see Kristin Bauer van Straten. When she saw us she came right over and was all smiles for our photos.

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There was a car with a cute dog waiting with it’s owner and Kristin rolled down her window to say hi to the pup. She is such a big animal lover (and great activist for animal rights). The pup was so cute and was all wags and even ‘talked’ to her (cute little barks).

TBS79Spotted Audrey Fisher busily putting the finishing touches on the wardrobes of the many extras on location. She really out did herself with all the different looks for this episode. There were a few extras milling around and came over to us. It was fun seeing them break character with us and then go into their ‘character’ and speak a few words of Arabic.

Saw a few other possible spoilers so I won’t post about them yet. They work so hard on the show I don’t want to ruin all the action. It will be sad to see the show in the final season. Waiting sucks but at least they are busy filming now!

The gallery below contains photos from the on location filming for 01/08/14. The images with watermark are the ones I took. There are a few from the hotel website that I included to show some of the areas we were unable to see due to the filming.

UPDATE:  This actor was seen at the location. Could not tell what his role was but sure it was a vampire one. Found this on tumblr stating that he has been cast as Nizor : Not confirmed if he is playing Nizor but I can see that part for him.  imdb has him listed as playing Nizor for the True Blood season 7 premiere. I am not sure he will be in any other episodes (see casting call..)

Casting call stated:
[NIZOR] Male, Persian, late 30s to 50s. This burly vampire involved in a game of Russian roulette in a Moroccan bar derives courage and comfort from his faith in Allah…GUEST STAR

Massi Furlan cast as Nizor for True Blood season 7

Massi Furlan cast as Nizor for True Blood season 7

 



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True Blood Season 7 Casting Calls

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True Blood will start prep work for season 7 on 12/9/13 (per Stephen Moyer). Here is a new casting call for episode 7.01 and and update for 7.02 Huge thanks to Bookies love True Blood fb page:

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Episode #701, “Jesus Gonna Be Here”

Writer: Angela Robinson; Director: Stephen Moyer

[VINCE] 40s, Male, burly is a rabid anti-vampire vigilante.  Member of the tea party with political visions…GUEST STAR/RECURRING

[LOU] Early 20s, Male, blue collar.  He is a member of Vince’s vigilante group who goes on patrol with him and several others; he’s aggressive but not dangerous…RECURRING

[MACK] Early 30s, Male, This motley human is an angry vigilante who joins Vince’s group and goes on patrol with him…RECURRING

[NIZOR] Male, Persian, late 30s to 50s. This burly vampire involved in a game of Russian roulette in a Moroccan bar derives courage and comfort from his faith in Allah…GUEST STAR

[PROPRIETOR] Male, Persian, late 40s to 50s. The proprietor of a Moroccan bar, with a thick accent, he orchestrates a game of Russian roulette for his patrons’ amusement…GUEST STAR

[YOUNG TARA] Tara (Rutina Wesley) at age 10, African American, she’s seen in flashback having a nice moment with her friend, Young Sookie…CO-STAR

[YOUNG SOOKIE] Sookie (Anna Paquin) at age 10, Caucasian, she’s seen in flashback having a nice moment with her friend Tara…CO-STAR

[JEROME] 30s to 40s, Male. This strong, aggressive Trucker H-vamp ( a vampire infected with Hep-V, rabid-looking and marbled with blue veins) lifts a woman into the air and takes off….CO-STAR

[WOUNDED WOMAN] 20s. This young, scared, wounded woman is terrified after an H-vamp attack; we hear her thoughts…CO-STAR

[ANGUISHED WOMAN] 30s to 40s. This anguished woman grieves over her dead husband; we hear her thoughts…CO-STAR

[SARA COMPTON] FEMALE, 5 YEARS OLD.  CAUCASIAN.  She is Bill Compton (Stephen Moyer) and Caroline Compton’s (Shannon Lucio)  young daughter seen in a flashback circa 1862. RECURRING CO-STAR.  NO Lines in this episode.

[RONNIE] MALE, 20s.  He is a tall dangerous vampire who devours humans.  RECURRING CO-STAR.  No Lines in this episode.

[SCREAMING MAN] Late 20s.  Screaming for his life as he is attacked and feasted upon by Hep-V vampires.  No lines just screaming for his life.  CO-STAR

 

 

original posting 11/19/13 – still looking so repost on 11/22

Episode 7.2 ‘(title:TBA)’

writer: Brian Buckner, director: Lee Rose

to film around mid-january 2014

Woman AKA Sylvie: 20s, beautiful, French. Must be French and speak French fluently. Love interest to Eric (Alexander Skarsgard)… Episode 2 Arc, on the final season of True Blood.

This role requires full frontal nudity excluding genitalia.
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True Blood Season 7 TVLine Chats with Stephen Moyer

Michael Ausiellos spoke with Stephen Moyer and tried to get some more True Blood season 7 spoilers. Interview excerpt below:

TVLINE | When I spoke to Brian at the end of Season 6, he mentioned that this final season would be a reset of sorts for Bill. He specifically said that he doesn’t want to see Bill be an a–hole anymore. Reaction?
I think that it’s really hard. The characters can’t [always] be who the audience — or the actor — wants them to be at all times. That would be dull. A bunch of people loved Bill and Sookie together, but a whole bunch of people didn’t. So you can’t just please this bunch or that bunch. As [series creator] Alan Ball once said, “I’m not interested in people being happy.” And I’ve always said, as soon as you see one of our couples get together, you know [they're] f—ed. As soon as Hoyt and Jessica got together I was like “No! They’re going to f—ing kill this, I know they are!” Because [that relationship] was so beautiful… I loved playing [Bill]. I love him. Whether they’re were things that I feel were done well or badly or right or brilliantly, I love him.

TVLINE | Brian also said the final season will focus more on Bill-Sookie, specifically the Bill-Sookie-Alcide triangle.
I know nothing. I’m directing the first episode, as you probably know, and I haven’t seen [the script]. We shoot [The Sound of Music Live] on the fifth of December and I start prep on True Blood on the ninth.

TVLINE | Wow, no break for you.
No. [Laughs].

TVLINE | Personally, do you think Bill and Sookie are the endgame?

I don’t know whether they can be, given everything that’s happened between them. What Bill did was open up something inside her that she had never had before. He was the key to a new world for her. And maybe that’s all he was supposed to be — a window into that world. I don’t think that there is a right or wrong answer. I think a bunch of people would be happy if that was the story and a bunch of people would be pissed off if that was the story. I don’t read that s–t, so I don’t care, ultimately. All I want to do is do the show and have fun doing it.

TVLINE | What does Anna think?
She would have a completely different answer. She would probably say, “Sookie should go off and become a barwoman in New York.”

TVLINE | How are you feeling emotionally about this chapter of your life coming to an end?
Sad… You know what a crazy group of people it is. Around Episode 4 or 5 [of every season] we always start getting panicked about that season ending, because it’s a f—ing family. That word is bandied about a little bit too much, but it really does feel like [a family]. I’m going to be very excited about what’s to come [career-wise], but slightly bereft that it’s all going to be done.

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True Blood Season 7 Casting Call Episode 7.02

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True Blood season 7 will be the final season for the show. Casting calls are starting to surface! Huge thanks to M from Bookies page on FB! This has more information to the tweet sent out by William Keck this week:

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Episode 7.2 ‘(title:TBA)’

writer: Brian Buckner, director: Lee Rose

to film around mid-january 2014

Woman AKA Sylvie: 20s, beautiful, French. Must be French and speak French fluently. Love interest to Eric (Alexander Skarsgard)… Episode 2 Arc, on the final season of True Blood.

This role requires full frontal nudity excluding genitalia.
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True Blood Season 7 Casting Call Eric Related

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A casting call related to True Blood season 7 was tweeted recently. Yes looks like Eric does live on and they are casting a new love interest for him. So what do you think of this fans?

Sure seems that they have set things in motion for it to be Sookie and Bill in the end game for the series. I would love to eat my words mine you. Eric fans have been used to nothing but decimation of his character since season one. We had glimpses of what might have been in season 4 when we saw another side to his character. No matter what Eric Northman will always be why I loved True Blood (and of course the way Alex brought his character to life).

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True Blood Season Seven to Be the Final Season

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LOS ANGELES, Sept. 3, 2013 – The hit show TRUE BLOOD will end its run in 2014, it was announced today by Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming. Consisting of ten episodes, the previously announced seventh season will launch next summer.

“TRUE BLOOD has been nothing short of a defining show for HBO,” noted Lombardo. “Alan Ball took the books by Charlaine Harris, assembled a brilliant cast led by the magnificent Anna Paquin in the role of Sookie Stackhouse, and crafted a show that has taken its many devoted fans on an unforgettable journey. Alan passed the baton to Brian Buckner, who led our fantastic writers and crew in crafting a spectacular sixth season, and he will lead us through the seventh and final season of this amazing show. Together with its legions of fans, it will be hard to say goodbye to the residents of Bon Temps, but I look forward to what promises to be a fantastic final chapter of this incredible show.”

“From the moment I read Charlaine’s books, I thought there was potential for something really special,” says Alan Ball. “Then our amazing writers, cast and crew brought her world to life in a way that exceeded my wildest expectations. I’m deeply grateful to HBO for being true partners and collaborators, and, of course, to the viewers who chose to spend Sunday nights in Bon Temps with us.”

“I feel enormously proud to have been a part of the TRUE BLOOD family since the very beginning,” says Brian Buckner. “I guarantee that there’s not a more talented or harder-working cast and crew out there, and I’d like to extend a personal heartfelt thanks to them for their dedication and tenacity over the years, especially this past year, as I stepped into a larger role. Thank you also to HBO for their unwavering support and of course to Alan Ball, whose genius enabled all of us to share in this incredible journey. Finally, a huge thank you to the most passionate fans in television. As we take a final walk through Bon Temps together, we will do our very best to bring Sookie’s story to a close with heart, imagination and, of course, fun.”

Mixing romance, suspense, mystery and humor, TRUE BLOOD takes place in a world where vampires and humans co-exist, after vampires have come out of the coffin, thanks to the invention of mass-produced synthetic blood that means they no longer need humans as a nutritional source. The series follows waitress and part-faerie Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin), who can hear people’s thoughts, vampire Bill Compton (Stephen Moyer) and vampire Eric Northman (Alexander Skarsgård). Alan Ball (creator of the Emmy®-winning HBO series “Six Feet Under”) created the show, which is based on the bestselling Sookie Stackhouse novels by Charlaine Harris.

The sixth season of TRUE BLOOD, which concluded last month, inspired critical raves, with the Boston Herald praising the show for “suspense, surprises and crackling dialogue,” while US Weekly noted that the show’s “cheeky humor and vivid imagination are still there to relish,” and the New York Post called it “bloody hilarious.” With an average gross audience of 10.6 million viewers per episode, the show remains one of HBO’s most popular series.

Season six credits: TRUE BLOOD was created by Alan Ball; based on the Sookie Stackhouse novels by Charlaine Harris; executive producers, Alan Ball, Brian Buckner, Gregg Fienberg and Alexander Woo; co-executive producer, Angela Robinson; supervising producer, Robin Veith; co-producers, Kate Barnow and Christina Jokanovich.

Source: HBO  press release from :

Source: SpoilerTV http://www.spoilertv.com/2013/09/true-blood-season-7-to-be-last.html#ixzz2dr3qlzaY

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Happy Birthday to Alexander Skarsgard Plus Charity Drive Auction

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WIshing Alexander Skarsgard a very happy 37th birthday today. Alex is always amazing to his fans and has donated a True Blood script for charity auction. Details at as.net link here:Script Charity Auction.

To bid on the True Blood season 4 script for episode 4.08 titled “Spellbound” visit Ebay link here: True Blood Script Charity Auction. Happy Bidding!

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True Blood Eric Northman The Burning Question

TVLine posted an interview with Brian Buckner. Yes they talked about the True Blood season finale and yes..whether Eric Northman is still on the show (I smell damage control here):

TVLINE | The big question coming out of the finale, obviously…
Let me guess. [Laughs]

TVLINE | Alexander Skarsgard — will he be back for Season 7?
I can tell you that Alexander Skarsgard is going to be a part of the next season of True Blood. He will be a series regular.

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TVLINE | That will be a huge relief to fans.
I am aware! I’m not going to take Alex Skarsgard out of people’s living rooms.

TVLINE | I’m guessing Eric won’t suddenly be alive and well in the Season 7 premiere.
No. That would be a cheat, wouldn’t it? That would be an incredible cheat. Pam has gone off in search of Eric, and maybe she’s going to be the one to find him, y’know?

TVLINE | Let’s talk about Alexander’s nude scene. Full-frontal nudity on a guy is not something you see often on television.
Correct.

TVLINE | What kind of behind-the-scenes conversations took place prior to shooting?
Alex Skarsgard was the coolest camper in the world. There’s no conversation with him. He’s Swedish. They’re naked all the time. As a matter of fact, when I saw what we had on camera, I sent him an email that said, “We’re going to lock picture. Are you OK with this?” He said, “No problemo.” That was the conversation. It couldn’t have been easier.

TVLINE | Did the reaction surprise you — or him? Probably not.
I think sometimes we are impressed by how much people care. But I don’t think that people care was a surprise. He knew the gift he was giving everybody. [Laughs]

TVLINE | Moving on, talk to me about the decision to jump ahead six months.
Look, we’re going into a seventh season. I’m aware that people like the familiar, but we have to change. We have to be able to pivot. There were bits of story in there that I didn’t necessarily, nor did any of the other writers, want to show. The fallout from what Bill had done… Ours is a show that is so constrained by [our narrative structure]. We’re not 24, but we’re damn close – and sometimes it’s really refreshing to be able to shuffle the deck. For me, it’s fun. We will obviously pick up some of the pieces and explain how certain things happened. But what I think some people found jarring, to me was really refreshing. It was that: The world has changed, this virus has mutated, and this is the way the world is going to look now. Meanwhile, life beats on in this small town.

TVLINE | The show has flirted with a Sookie and Alcide romance for years. Why was now the right time to pull the trigger on that?
In a world where almost everybody is a creature of some kind, Alcide is the most human of all of our creatures. Now, that’s not to say that it was his most human season. We all felt the same thing that the audience was feeling, which was that Alcide needed to come back to center. So it was that as much as anything else. And it was also that Sookie’s going to put her money where her mouth is and say “no more vampires.” She got into it with Warlow without knowing he was a vampire, so she was trying. But this shows growth for Sookie. I mean, I suppose he’s a hunk, so at least she’s still getting her piece. [Laughs] He’s the most normal, most human, most down-to-earth of any of her suitors. To me, with Eric gone and off on his own story going forward, I think it’s a pretty obvious triangle we’re setting up between Bill and Sookie and Alcide.

TVLINE | The time jump deprived us of their courtship though.  
Well, yeah. We skipped stuff, which is not to say that the audience is going to be deprived of love scenes [between them] going forward. But truthfully, the Jason/Violet love scene that the audience did get [in the finale] – or, just shy of love, I suppose – if I had those scenes back-to-back, it would’ve been reallypandering. The Jason/Violet [sex scene] was more on story, because that was set up between them. She promised that she was going to make him work for it, and that was the payoff.

TVLINE | Are you looking at Season 7 as a reset of sorts for Bill?
Absolutely. We don’t want Bill to be an a—hole. Whereas the show that I love watching most right now,Breaking Bad, Walter White is on a downward trajectory with the consequences of his actions. The question we’re going to be asking this coming season is: Can Bill be forgiven? Because he made his intentions clear. One thing that I noticed – and I probably shouldn’t read as much as I’ve been reading, but I have been, in terms of audience reaction – is the idea that characters can’t change. I will put to bed one thing for you: this idea that Lettie Mae is trying to poison Tara? It’s absurd. That is genuine. And I realize that on our show, because it’s been so incredibly plot-driven for the past several years, you insert a Big Bad and then have the characters react in the way we expect them to react. That’s sort of what’s been going on. When we let characters change, when we let the show be character-driven, I think people don’t know what to do with that. So with Lettie Mae and Tara, not to say that everything is going to go great, but the conflict is not going to be she’s poisoning Tara. By the same token, I think Bill doesn’t have a trick up his sleeve this time. I think he’s genuine. The real question is about forgiveness.

TVLINE | What do you see as the theme of Season 7?
The show started out as, “Let’s see if vampires and humans can get along.” We’re returning to that original promise of the show. And because humans and vampires are being forced together, we’re going to be examining that with all of our characters. Everyone’s going to come under the umbrella of that main story. These are complicated relationships now because they’re feeding – it’s not necessarily sex, but things get confused sometimes, especially in vampires’ minds – so you’re going to be looking at a number of complicated three-way, four-way relationships.

TVLINE | All the humans will be paired with a vampire, essentially?
For every human a vampire; for every vampire a human.

TVLINE | The gang that appeared in the finale, they were all infected with Hep V?
Correct.

TVLINE | How do you explain the fact that some of those infected  — Nora, for example — died quickly, yet others are wandering around.
We did say that the virus had mutated, and we get to decide what those mutations are. Perhaps the demand for human blood goes up and that’s the only thing that keeps vampires with Hep V alive. In seasons past – I’m not going to point to any one of them – we took some massive swings, not knowing where we were going. That’s the nature of what we do. In this case, I don’t believe we bit off more than we can chew. I’m not going to give answers to all these things, but the virus has mutated. That’s another reason for the time passage. Just like bacteria mutates and that’s why there are antibiotic-resistant strains. So what applied to Nora doesn’t necessarily apply to this gang. And they’re not zombies.

TVLINE | What are they? Is there a name for them?
In my somewhat limited zombie-genre experience, zombies are not organized. They’re just hunting-killing machines. So what was meant to come across there was that they’re organized, they’re in a formation, they’re hunting, they’re sentient, they can talk. They still have intellect.

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Of course Eric is ok! They just wanted to scare fans and make them wait to tune into season 7! Waiting sucks! (and so did a lot of that finale!)

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