What can fans expect from The Walking Dead Season 5?
We got the chance to chat with some of the cast and crew at Comic-Con late last week and here are highlights of the conversation with Steven Yeun (Glenn), Lauren Cohan (Maggie), Michael Cudlitz (Abraham) and Scott Gimple (Producer and Showrunner)
Gimple wanted to be the best table and immediately jumped in by spoiling the end of Breaking Bad for Lauren Cohan, who hasn't seen the series. Sadly, that was a lot more than he was willing to give us on The Walking Dead, although Gimple did say his main challenge involves time.
In the end, there never seems to be enough of it, forcing the crew to work at a very high level throughout shooting.
Other notes of interest:
How will it end? Don't expect a Newhart-type concludiong for The Walking Dead. It's unlikely Rick would wake up in the hospital bed to discover it's all a dream.
Where is Glenn? Now that everybody has gone to find Glenn, will Maggie take a minute to find Beth? Cohan teased:
"I think along the line that Glenn has been established as this watcher and caretaker of a lot of people. I mean, he was taking on the more dangerous missions for the good of the group and I think that what we hope the audience understands is that, if she finds him, that he would be with her and protecting everybody that [was] lost when we ran out of the prison."
More on Glenn: Steven Yeun feels that Glenn is the sum of all the people he has touched on the show. He has earned respect along they way and Yeun is honored to have such a long arc with gradual progression.
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Stay tuned throughout this week and next week for plenty more Walking Dead scoop from Comic-Con!
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