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View details. Flag as inappropriate. Visit website. The Walking Dead: Season Two. Sequel to the critically acclaimed and award-winning game series! The second half of the season focuses on the group's addition and experience in a newfound sanctuary; Alexandria Safe-Zone: a walled-off community, whose inhabitants have little experience dealing with external threats.
The fifth season features seventeen series regulars, with ten actors receiving opening credits billing; the other seven are credited as "Also starring.
Abraham Ford , is added in the opening sequence, after being listed as recurring in the previous season, as are Emily Kinney and Chad L. Coleman , who portray Beth Greene and Tyreese Williams , respectively, after previously being credited as "Also starring. West , who were promoted to series regulars, after being listed as recurring in the previous season,   and Seth Gilliam , who joins the main cast as Father Gabriel Stokes.
The series was renewed for a fifth season on October 29, Gimple continued the role of showrunner , a position he held since the fourth season. It was believed Marquand would be playing Aaron , a prominent character from the comic book series. The season finale aired in an expanded minute time slot.
The titles of the final five episodes of the season " Remember ", " Forget ", " Spend ", " Try ", and " Conquer " , which feature the characters in the Alexandria Safe-Zone, refer to William Faulkner 's novel The Sound and the Fury , which Dale quotes from the first season episode " Vatos ". Scott M. Gimple remarked that the television series would be following its source material more than ever in the fifth season, with exceptions including original characters such as Daryl Dixon , and deceased characters from the comics alive in the television series and vice versa.
Despite this, the scenario in which Rick Grimes chases down a man who betrayed the group's trust was a moment from the source material, albeit with a different character. The fifth season of The Walking Dead has received critical acclaim. On Metacritic , the season holds a score of 80 out of , indicating "generally favorable reviews", based on 11 critics.
The site's critical consensus reads: "Thanks to a liberal dose of propulsive, bloody action and enough compelling character moments to reward longtime fans, The Walking Dead ' s fifth season continues to deliver top-notch entertainment. Imbued with cinematic touches, the only downside to this breathtaking episode is pondering what the creative brain trust can do for an encore.
Still, AMC's megahit finds itself in a very good place, from the current makeup of its ever-evolving cast to the latitude it has earned to take unexpected detours. Given the hype surrounding the series, it's still impressive to see the producers deliver such a feast. Replace your IM icon through the preferences window in your IM client. Reese Witherspoon 5. Kevin Costner 6. Kelly Reilly 7. John Travolta. S5, Ep2. Rick and the group cross paths with a mysterious priest and take shelter in his church, soon realizing that they're being hunted.