Great news The Walking Dead Fans — the series’ studio lot has opened its doors for tours!
December is looking more festive than ever with the Georgia-based Riverwood Studios offering official fan tours. For the first time ever, the AMC’s zombie drama will let fans in to see up close and personal the franchise’s most iconic locations.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the tours, which will begin December 14, will be offered on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, and will invite fans to visit locations such as Alexandria, the Sanctuary, the Hilltop, the Heaps and Oceanside, the Sanctuary and more.
“Comprised of 150 acres of land, visitors to The Walking Dead Studio Tour will experience some of the series’ most iconic sets including the Sanctuary (Negan’s lair), Hilltop (the grand antebellum mansion on 3.5 acres of working farmland), Oceanside (the seaside motor court shrouded in secrecy), the Heaps (a.k.a. Jadis’ junkyard), and Alexandria (go behind this 15-foot-high walled community and the last known home to Rick Grimes). The tour highlights additional sacred sites and never-before-seen locations to the fans along the way,” an official press release read.
“For years, the devoted fans of The Walking Dead have been eager to get behind the studio walls and see the unique way this series is made. It’s exciting to now offer a closer look to all who have supported The Walking Dead,” added Tom Luse, the show’s executive producer, and general manager of Riverwood Studios, in the press release. “Our cast and crew work tirelessly to bring this series to life. We are extremely grateful to all who make this show possible on and off set. We could think of no better way to say thank you than to share behind the scenes with the public.”
It seems, dear Walking Dead fans, that your world is about to get a whole lot bigger!