Did New Walking Dead Showrunner Just Confirm Rick Grimes’ Death?

"It may not be exactly what you expect..."

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“We have to talk about Angela [Kang]. She is the creative force this season,” said Andrew Lincoln about the new showrunner. “I think she’s breathed new life into it and given us a collaborative feeling on set.” As Lincoln prepares for his final season of The Walking Dead, fans are wondering how he may leave the series.

TWD Cast | Photo Credit SDCC

New showrunner Angela Kang compared Rick’s exit to the death of Andrea from the comic book. For those unfamiliar with Robert Kirkman’s original storyline, Andrea and Rick are together (not Michonne). Andrea tries to save Eugene and a few others, which leads her to getting bit by a walker.

“For comic book readers, they’ll know that when Rick lost Andrea, that was a huge moment for him,” Kang said. “So, we will be exploring the different directions that Michonne goes and it may not be exactly what you expect.” This certainly sounds like Rick is going to die, but it’s unclear what might happen.

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