SPOILER ALERT: This article contains details of tonight’s The Walking Dead series finale & The Walking Dead: Dead City spinoff coming next year. “I’ve been thinking about what you said,” Maggie Rhee (Lauren Cohan) tells Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) in tonight’s The Walking Dead series finale, “and if I can ever forgive you.” I can’t forgive you, even though I am so grateful you saved my son, even though I know that you’re trying,” she tells the man who brutally and gleefully battered her husband to death many seasons ago in the zombie apocalypse series based on Robert Kirkman’s comics. “I’m trying to, because I don’t want to hate you anymore …I don’t want my son to see anyone has that kind of hold on me.” In an explosive and emotional finale to the AMC horror series after 11 seasons, tonight’s Stevie Nicks soundtracked “Rest in Peace” episode also served as launch pad for at least three spinoffs with Daryl Dixon (Norman Reedus) hitting the road, and Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) and Michonne (Danai Gurira) returning in a surprise scene.
Of course, there is that Maggie and Negan NYC-set spinoff The Walking Dead: Dead City coming too. “I think that this spin off is going to take place a couple of years after, and here’s the problem with those couple of years that we don’t see what happens to these characters,” Morgan says of the almost finished filming Dead City.
Expected in the first half of 2023, the Eli Jorné showrun series is the opening salvo in a greatly expanded and evolving TWDuniverse.
On that, the Angela Kang, Corey Reed and Jim Barnes written TWD finale, and all the feels connect to that, plus dust-ups with AMC brass, Morgan and Cohan chatted with me as they prepare to say their own final goodbyes to theRead more on deadline.com