Originally Posted by maybrick
I'm not quite so willing to speak for Romero. There are plenty of reasons and excuses he might have for not working on The Walking Dead that we're not privy to.
Darabont has said from the beginning that he has always been heavily influenced by Romero and wanted to do something with zombies. This show is going to receive alot of positive attention. I can't see Romero turning that opportunity down. I've been wrong before. We'll see.