Zombie Series “Walking Dead” Greenlit

“Mad Men” cable channel AMC has given the green light to “The Walking Dead” reports Variety.

Based on Robert Kirkman’s graphic novel series set after a zombie apocalypse. The story revolves around a group of survivors, led by a police officer, who travel the country in search of a safe home.

Frank Darabont penned the adaptation and will direct. Gale Anne Hurd, David Alpert and Darabont will executive produce.