The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon Producer Addresses Strong Similarity To The Last Of Us

The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon Producer Addresses Strong Similarity To The Last Of Us

Upcoming The Walking Dead spinoff Daryl Dixon sees its titular character escorting a child through a zombie-infested, apocalyptic world populated by threats both undead and human–a concept which might sound all too familiar to anyone who enjoyed HBO’s recent The Last Of Us adaptation. Daryl Dixon executive producer Greg Nicotero has addressed the similarities in a new interview, promising that the spin off will have its differences from TLOU.

“We were already deep into production when The Last Of Us came out,” Nicotero told Entertainment Weekly in a recent interview. “I remember watching the first episode … and going, ‘Ummm… guys?'” He adds that he “enjoyed The Last of Us tremendously,” and that he doesn’t believe the shows are similar enough to be a concern, once the details are taken into considerations.

“It’s really a continuation of Daryl’s story,” Nicotero explains, citing the popular Walking Dead protagonist played by Norman Reedus since the show began in 2010. “He’s willing to deliver this kid, but that’s not his sole purpose. His purpose is he has people at home he has to get back to. He needs to get back to Judith, and Carol, and the people at the Commonwealth.”

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