The Walking Dead Universe is expanding, and the folks from AMC shared a first look at a panel discussion with the cast at this year’s New York Comic-Con of the upcoming third new series, which will be released in spring 2020. Centering on a group of teenagers who grew up safe behind walls during the apocalypse, showrunner Matt Negrete shared that he found inspiration for this coming-of-age story from 1980s classics like Stand By Me while incorporating the real danger of the zombie apocalypse.
The Walking Dead is headed into its 10th season tonight, and in traditional New York Comic-Con fashion, its cast and crew hyped the upcoming installment of the AMC drama at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in NYC on Saturday. Moderator Chris Hardwick took the stage to show the first five minutes of the Season 10 premiere alongside Cailey Fleming, Danai Gurira, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Josh McDermitt, Norman Reedus, chief content officer Scott M. Gimple, Seth Gilliam, showrunner Angela Kang, executive producer Robert Kirkman, and producer David Alpert.
Read here below for the top 5 things you need to know from The Walking Dead panel, along with video from the new season.
For those who stuck with The Walking Dead for the past nine seasons, the series’ latest episode marked a very forlorn moment for fans. It was Andrew Lincoln‘s final episode on the lengthy zombie apocalypse drama. We knew this was coming, considering it was highly reported; however, it doesn’t look like the actor’s ready to join the walker crew. That’s because he is confirmed to appear in three The Walking Dead original TV movies for AMC. What could these movies be about and why is he staying around if he wanted to leave the show? More on this below. Spoilers will follow. So don’t say I didn’t warn you if you didn’t see the last episode, which aired last night.
The New York Comic-Con panel for The Walking Dead at Madison Square Garden was full of excitement on Saturday night as much of the show’s cast and crew took the stage to discuss the upcoming highly anticipated seventh season.
Along with moderator Chris Hardwick (Talking Dead), those on stage included main cast members Norman Reedus (Daryl), Danai Gurira (Michonne), Steven Yeun (Glenn), Michael Cudlitz (Abraham), Lauren Cohan (Maggie), Sonequa Martin-Green (Sasha), Melissa McBride (Carol), Lennie James (Morgan), Alanna Masterson (Tara), Austin Nichols (Spencer), Jeffrey Dean Morgan (Negan), Seth Gilliam (Gabriel), series showrunner Scott M. Gimple, and producers Robert Kirkman, Greg Nicotero, David Alpert, and Gale Anne Hurd.
The Walking Dead Episode 6.15 “East”
Directed by Greg Nicotero
Written by Scott M. Gimple & Matthew Negrete
Starring Andrew Lincoln, Danai Gurira, Melissa McBride, Lauren Cohen, Steven Yeun, Norman Reedus, Chandler Riggs, Michael Cudlitz, Lennie James AMC
Air date: Sunday, April 3, 2016, 9pm
Warning – SPOILERS for The Walking Dead Season 6…
The Season 6 finale of The Walking Dead aired tonight, and as we expected, Negan finally made his first on-screen appearance, and yes, it was terrifying and there were grave consequences.
We left off last week with what looked to be Daryl getting shot by Dwight, one of Negan’s men he had encountered and saved earlier in the season. Dwight turned out to be a backstabber, and Daryl spent the rest of the season lamenting that he let the man live, especially after Dwight used Daryl’s own crossbow to kill Denise. This was supposed to be the shocking cliffhanger, because we didn’t know if this meant that Daryl was dead.
At the start of the season 6 finale, “Last Day On Earth,” we of course do not get any resolution as to what happened to Daryl, or the fate of Glenn, Michonne, and Rosita, who were also taken captive by Dwight and his fellow Saviors. Instead, we get Morgan finding Carol, as well as Rick and several others from the Alexandria Safe Zone trying to get Maggie to the doctor at the Hilltop.