The Walking Dead's Robert Kirkman Denies Jason Statham As Negan Casting Rumor

The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman took to social media today to refute recent casting rumors that placed The Expendables actor Jason Statham as Negan on the TV adaptation of his hit Image Comics series.

He expressed enthusiasm for Statham as an actor, but said that the Negan rumor, which has been spreading online, is baseless.

The Walking Dead airs on Sunday nights at 9 p.m. ET/PT on AMC.