Olivia Munn stars as Evie in Episode 1 of AMC's Tales of The Walking Dead Season 1
Olivia Munn stars as Evie in Episode 1 of Tales of The Strolling Lifeless Season 1. Pic credit score: AMC/Curtis Bonds Baker

The debut episode of AMC’s Tales of The Walking Dead revealed Joe (Terry Crews) and Evie (Olivia Munn) as two entirely different characters forced together greater than a 12 months after the zombie apocalypse unfolded.

Joe is a doomsday prepper who has misplaced his canine and is now in quest of companionship. He’s inflexible in his strategy to every thing and won’t be swayed — till he meets Evie.

Evie is a free spirit. Having lived on an natural farm for the previous 12 months, she can be in quest of somebody — her ex-husband.

The pair crew up after Evie traps Joe and forces him to let her tag alongside, taking up and informing him they are going to be on the hunt for her ex earlier than he can discover his on-line pal who can be a prepper.

An unlikely friendship ensues — however not earlier than they must kill some zombies.

Just lately, Olivia Munn opened up about what it was wish to movie the energetic scenes after simply having given delivery to her son, Malcolm.

OIivia Munn, the brand new mother to her son Malcolm

Having only in the near past given delivery, Olivia Munn was not but prepared to move again into the world of appearing.

Malcolm, who’s now eight months outdated, was solely a new child when AMC was filming its anthology sequence.

Had it been a recurring position in The Strolling Lifeless universe, it might need been a job Munn handed up on. Nevertheless, with just one episode to movie, the superstar embraced the possibility to function within the new sequence, in response to her newest Instagram publish.

“I simply had my child and wasn’t prepared to return to filming,” Munn wrote within the caption of the behind-the-scenes video that includes her attacking the undead.

Munn couldn’t hand over the chance to movie The Strolling Lifeless

Contemplating how large The Strolling Lifeless universe is, when the franchise’s chief content material officer Scott Gimple contacted her, Munn couldn’t resist the supply.

“Scott Gimple requested if I needed to return kill some Walkers…. I used to be sore for every week nevertheless it was price it,” Munn revealed.

The clip reveals Munn swinging her leg within the air to kick a walker earlier than attacking others which might be approaching her, demonstrating simply how bodily she needed to be in sure scenes of her Tales of The Strolling Lifeless episode.

It was additionally an incredible alternative to specific how a lot the solid and crew helped her via a tough time after delivering her son.

“THANK YOU SO MUCH to all the solid and crew for making this such a pleasant expertise for me,” Munn wrote within the caption.

“I had actually unhealthy postpartum anxiousness and being simply 4 months postpartum I doubted myself quite a bit, however the producers, crew, my capoeira trainer, and stunt trainers have been past great.”

Tales of The Strolling Lifeless airs each Sunday evening on AMC at 9/8c.