The Walking Dead showrunner Angela Kang has warned followers to not count on a comics correct ending to the long-running AMC drama collection.
In an interview with Deadline, Kang defined that the ultimate batch of episodes will shock longtime followers of the franchise. “I think in our storytelling for this, that the story’s going to unfold and unroll, and you know, there’s going to be some twists and turns,” she mentioned. “What I hope the audience gets from this is even if they think they know exactly where they think the story’s going, maybe it takes some turns that they’re not expecting.”
The eleventh and closing season of The Walking Dead premiered on August 22, 2021, loosely adapting points #175 to 193 of the eponymous comedian e book collection. “I hope that it’s still satisfying and surprising emotionally, but we don’t want people to know exactly what we’re planning this early in the eight, because all eight episodes still have to matter,” Kang added. “I just hope people will watch it, and I hope that they’ll finish out these final eight with us.”
The Walking Dead Universe Is Expanding
While The Walking Dead could also be coming to an in depth in 2022, the franchise will proceed on AMC by means of a number of spinoffs which might be at the moment in numerous levels of improvement. The furthest alongside, The Walking Dead: Dead City, will chart the exploits of Negan Smith (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) and Maggie Greene (Lauren Cohan) as they attempt to survive in zombie-infested Manhattan. The different two are a Daryl Dixon-focused spinoff collection starring Norman Reedus and an untitled Rick & Michonne restricted collection starring Andrew Lincoln and Danai Gurira. Along with a brand new season of Fear the Walking Dead, all of the spinoffs are slated to air in 2023. Tales of the Walking Dead, an episodic anthology collection that’s primarily based on new and present characters inside The Walking Dead Universe, concluded its first season in September and is awaiting a Season 2 renewal from AMC.
The Walking Dead options a big ensemble forged that’s headlined by Reedus, Cohan, Morgan, Melissa McBride, Christian Serratos, Josh McDermitt, Seth Gilliam, Ross Marquand, Khary Payton, Cooper Andrews and Callan McAuliffe. The collection additionally stars Eleanor Matsuura, Lauren Ridloff, Cailey Fleming, Nadia Hilker, Cassady McClincy, Angel Theory, Paola Lázaro, Michael James Shaw, Josh Hamilton, Laila Robins, Lynn Collins and Margot Bingham.
The first episode of The Walking Dead Season 11C, “Lockdown,” debuted on AMC on October 2. The collection finale, “Rest in Peace,” will air on November 20.