Have you ever wanted to see Tom Payne judge a belly flop contest, play dirty bingo with Ross Marquand and Michael Traynor, or sail to Mexico with Norman Reedus and Jeffrey Dean Morgan? The Walking Dead fans will get to see all of these dreams come true this weekend on the third annual Walker Stalker Cruise, and Daily Dead will once again be on board for the epic adventure at sea.

A collaboration between Sixthman, Skybound, and Walker Stalker Con, the third annual Walker Stalker Cruise begins on Friday, January 26th, setting sail from New Orleans to Cozumel, Mexico and arriving back in the Big Easy on Monday, January 29th.

The living dead-themed cruise will once again take place on the Norwegian Pearl, with the following special guests in attendance for panels, autograph sessions, and other interactive events:

  • Robert Kirkman
  • Norman Reedus
  • Jeffrey Dean Morgan
  • Jon Bernthal
  • Alanna Masterson
  • Tom Payne
  • Ross Marquand
  • Khary Payton
  • Austin Amelio
  • Pollyanna McIntosh
  • IronE Singleton
  • Michael Traynor

Similar to past years, Daily Dead Editor-in-Chief Jonathan James will return for the third annual Walker Stalker Cruise to host panels and help out with the living dead festivities.

If you're going to be on board the Norwegian Pearl this weekend, be sure to say hi, and if you won't be on the cruise, keep an eye on Daily Dead's official Instagram and Twitter accounts for updates from the event all weekend long.

Highlights for the weekend include:

  • Skybound's The Walking Dead trivia
  • Live musical performances
  • Horror movie screenings such as IT (2017), Cabin in the Woods, and I Am Legend
  • Belly flop contest with Tom Payne
  • Dirty bingo with Michael Traynor and Ross Marquand
  • "Bloodies and bingo"
  • A live recording of The Walker Stalkers podcast with James Frazier and Pollyanna McIntosh
  • Autograph sessions and panels with The Walking Dead cast members
  • A flip cup tournament
  • Karaoke
  • Sound off silent disco
  • Transformative zombie makeup demonstrations
  • A costume contest
  • And so much more!

Daily Dead had a blast taking part in the first two Walker Stalker Cruises and we look forward to climbing aboard for the third voyage. We hope to see you on the Norwegian Pearl this weekend, and be sure to visit Walker Stalker Cruise's website and their Twitter and Facebook pages for more information. To get an idea of what happened last year, watch the highlights video below:

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    Raised on a steady diet of R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps books and Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Derek has been fascinated with fear since he first saw ForeverWare being used on an episode of Eerie, Indiana.

    When he’s not writing about horror as the Senior News Reporter for Daily Dead, Derek can be found daydreaming about the Santa Carla Boardwalk from The Lost Boys or reading Stephen King and Brian Keene novels.