Hands Down, The Most Lovable New Character…
On one side of King Ezekiel, there’s Shiva, the tiger. On the other side, there’s Jerry. In his first minute of being on screen, fans were already talking about how much they loved the new character.
Jerry Is Unique
As Lennie James said, “I hope he doesn’t mind me saying this, but he’s a big, Jewish, Somoan. How many of those are in the world?” Jerry is certainly unlike any of the other characters on The Walking Dead.
For the actor…
Jerry Is Extremely Optimistic
Cooper Andrews, a.k.a. Jerry, spoke about stepping into this part: “How do you take that kind of character and try to fit in into this world?” Similar to Judith, he represents an optimistic future.
But in addition, Jerry also…
Is Still A Badass
Sure, due to his size, Jerry could easily be tough and grumpy, but he chooses to be comedic at times. That said, Cooper Andrews has been training in martial arts since he was three, so we’ll likely see him swinging that ax soon enough.
Jerry Is Possibly Going To Surprise Us
Whenever Jerry shows up, he brings a laugh to the scene. His optimistic nature and not-too-serious demeanor are a great combo for the King. In the future, he’ll likely continue to surprise us as an audience.