'The Walking Dead': Vincent Martella on Season 4's sickness and idolizing Daryl

Vincent Martella was one of the newest "The Walking Dead" cast additionsfor Season 4, but viewers discovered during the premiere episode, "30 Days Without An Accident," that the "Phineas and Ferb" star's character arc was very short-lived. But Martella's Patrick was arguably the most significant new addition in the first episode of Season 4, as it was through Patrick that viewers were introduced to the survivors' newest threat. Patrick's death and subsequent turn into a walker was caused by a mysterious fast-moving illness that was also seen affecting Rick's pigs and a wild boar. Though little is known about the disease, Martella tells Zap2it that he was excited that his character was the one to highlight its danger. "[The producers] gave me the episode and they talked to me about the kind of impact that my character was going to have and the significance it was going to have to the entire group of survivors,"...



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