02:45 AM EDT 08/24/2014
Originally posted 02/11/2013 03:00PM
Hines Ward may be full of life, but he didn't appear that way on Sunday.
With his eyebrows completely gone, and bloody gashes and scars covering his face, the football star and former Dancing with the Stars champ, 36, looked unrecognizable guest-starring on AMC's The Walking Dead.
"A former Georgia teammate of mine is one of the stars of the show, and my agent thought it would be something fun and different for me to do," Ward told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, of guest starring on the show where his pal, IronE Singleton played fan favorite T-Dog.
Originally posted 10/07/2012 11:45AM
"Abandon all hope ye who enter here," warns the sign greeting guests to the Gates of Hell – as if they even had to say it.
Welcome to Halloween Horror Nights at California's Universal Studios Hollywood, which, like its sister park in Orlando, Fla., decks itself out on select nights this month for that scariest of holidays. Having frightened brave-hearted visitors witless since 2006, Universal's multiple walk-through horror mazes include this year's newest attraction, a ghoul-filled Dead Inside zombie apocalypse inspired by AMC's The Walking Dead (whose third season premieres Oct. 14).
"You need to be emotionally involved in order to be drawn into the horror," Halloween Horror Nights creative director John Murdy, stepping over empty shotgun shells amid the piped-in ersatz scent of rotting corpses, recently told PEOPLE at the entrance to the Walking Dead maze, which features actual scenes and props from the series.
Originally posted 09/24/2012 01:15PM
Maria Menounos, Whitney Port, Mena Suvari and Joel Madden are dying for a new look. Literally!
As part of AMC, which airs The Walking Dead, and American Red Cross's joint effort to raise awareness about donating blood, they are among the celebrities who are participating in The American Red Cross Zombie Blood Drive campaign.
Their zombie-fied pictures will run on the air in a public zombie announcement (PZA) on AMC, and online at the network's campaign site, amcgiveblood.com.
Elisabeth Röhm, Jimmy Smits and The Black Keys are also featured in the series.
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