On December 21st, 2012, it was confirmed that AMC had renewed The Walking Dead for Season 4.
Production of the season started on May 6, 2013 and will consist of 16 episodes. David Morrissey is set to reprise his role as The Governor, despite an initial one-season contract. A new character was announced for casting, who was later revealed to be called Bruno Bernardes. He will be a recurring character.
-Subject to Change-
|Title||Writer(s)||Air Date||U.S. Viewers
|1.||"30 Days Without An Accident"||Scott Gimple||October 13, 2013||TBA|
- In December 2012, Mike Riley, of Stalwart Films, stated about the city of Senoia, the stage set for Woodbury, that “It hasn't been announced yet, but we'll be back here next year for season four.”
- The writing of the fourth season started in February 2013, as stated by Glen Mazzara in an interview with Entertainment Weekly.
- Greg Nicotero stated that Season 4 would focus more on character development and less on "the run and gun": "The walkers and the gore and the action and stuff, that’s fun, that’s the popcorn part of it. But if you don’t have characters that people are invested in, you lose your audience."
- It has been announced that David Morrissey, who portrays The Governor, will return as a series regular for Season 4.
- It has been confirmed that the "war" between Daniel's group and The Governor will carry on into Season 4.
- It has been said that a plane crash was shot on the set.
- It has been confirmed that the zombies will return as a larger threat in Season 4. Cassandra has stated the directors and producers have introduced a way to make the zombies "scary" again and that they will pose a new threat to the survivors unlike in Season 3 where the Zombies became less formidable and a more managable threat.
- It has been reported that the cast and crew are filming in the Yates Power Plant in Georgia.
- It has been announced that Bruno Bernardes will be a main character's love interest.