THe Walking Dead is one of if not the best works of zombie lore out there. It combines everything we love about the undead, a world torn to shreds from a undead menace, everyday people clinging to life being forced to do unspeakable things and a story so sad yet so full of hope you continue to read and can’t stop. Plus the art is sweet and the ZOMBIES are plentiful. Every since we heard that the walking dead was coming out for TV there has been speculation as to who will play the characters. Finally we have word that Shane the best friend of the protagonist Rick will be played by Jon Bernthal. If you don’t know who Shane is i’ll give you a run down.. basically the main dude Rick gets shot and is thrown in a coma, the dead start to walk and the whole world goes to shit, Shane grabs Ricks wife and leaves Rick in the hospital his hopes are to bone her. He successfully does but it doesn’t end in the happy ending he was hopping for.. if anything it drives them apart. Later Rick wakes up from his coma and somehow meets up with his wife and Shane who then tries to kill him but Ricks young son shoots Shane and all is well until they find a prison. Once they do that ALL HELL BREAKS LOOSE. If you like Zombies read the books they are seriously great.
So who is Jon Bernthal?
Jon was born and raised in Washington, D.C.. He studied at Skidmore College followed by The School of Moscow Art Theatre, in Moscow, Russia, where he also played professional baseball in the European professional baseball federation. While in Moscow, he was noticed by the director of Harvard University’s Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at the American Repertory Theatre and was invited to obtain his M.F.A there. ince graduating in 2002, he has performed in over 30 plays regionally and off-Broadway