Greg Nicotero himself confirms that the company will be reuniting with Darabont (they previously collaborated on Stephen King's The Mist) on the project. The group just finished work on Nimrod Antal's Predators and has previous zombie experience working alongside George Romero.
Between this news, the announcement that AMC has already greenlit six episodes and the first casting details (and rumors) everything seems to indicate things are moving along rapidly with the production. How excited are you to see zombies on your TV every week? Share your thoughts in the comment section.