As AMC proclaims that its hottest present, “The Strolling Lifeless,” has been renewed for yet one more season, one of many key stars that made a stir in Season eight is teasing a significant demise and departure from the present when it returns later this yr.
[SPOILER ALERT: The remainder of this article will discuss the Season 8 midseason finale of “The Walking Dead.”]
Followers have been shocked on the finish of the latest episode of the zombie drama when it was revealed character that’s been round because the very starting was given a demise sentence. Carl Grimes, performed for the previous eight years by actor Chandler Riggs, lastly needed to inform his father and the remainder of the Alexandria survivors that he’d been bitten by a walker.
On a mission of mercy to discover a stranded survivor within the wild, Carl bit off a bit greater than he might chew by partaking a bunch of walkers. The encounter finally led to him being bitten, which any zombie fan is aware of means he’ll quickly succumb to a fever and switch into an undead monster himself. Nevertheless, chatting with Leisure Weekly, Carl will cowl quite a lot of emotional floor earlier than he says his ultimate goodbye within the midseason premiere.
“It’s gonna be a few of Carl’s ultimate moments within the subsequent episode. And although you’ll be able to see that the story is coming to an finish, he does have loads to say as a result of he’s been watching Rick over the past nevertheless a few years, and has been studying from him and seeing each mistake that he’s made and each proper choice. And he’s turned out to be a extremely well-shaped chief — sort of fitted to this world and an icon for the brand new age,” the star instructed Leisure Weekly. “And so Carl’s simply actually going to be making an attempt to show Rick as a lot as he can.”
The star additionally teased a plotline by which his demise would be the catalyst to convey his father, Rick, to a spot of mercy for Negan. The infamous villain, performed by Jeffrey Dean Morgan, has been inflicting mayhem for the present’s heroes since his introduction in Season 6. It appears now that the all-out-war story arc will embody the choice about whether or not or to not kill him for his crimes.
Within the occasion Negan doesn’t meet his finish in Season eight, the door is formally open for the character to have a job in Season 9, which TV Information experiences was introduced by AMC over the weekend. Now, followers simply have to attend till the present returns on Feb. 25, 2018 to see how issues form out with Carl’s chunk and the warfare towards Negan.