The Strolling Lifeless introduced Maggie again into the story for the primary time since she quietly disappeared following Episode 9×05. The Season 10 finale, A Sure Doom, noticed Lauren Cohan getting again into the character which she first performed in 2011, coming to the rescue at a vital second for an additional key character. Cohan’s absence was felt not solely by the followers but additionally by the forged and crew of The Strolling Lifeless — a lot in order that govt producer Greg Nicotero, who additionally directed Sunday night time’s Season 10 finale episode admitted to having a little bit of nerves with regards to bringing Cohan again on to the set and into the story.
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“Initially, I did not need individuals to really feel like she had been gone,” Nicotero defined to . “I needed it to really feel like as quickly as she got here again, it was like no time had handed.” Mission: completed. Cohan stepped proper again into Maggie’s footwear with a bow and arrow to save lots of Father Gabriel’s life and the collection instantly made it really feel just like the character belonged.
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“I will be trustworthy, the primary day that she shot, I went to work early and I knocked on her trailer door and I went and I sat in a trailer along with her for about 20 minutes,” Nicotero remembers. “We each sort of had butterflies, simply this bizarre kind of inexplicable pleasure about having the ability to do it once more and to be collectively once more. Her wardrobe was there and he or she checked out me and he or she was so candy. She was like, ‘I believe I am a little bit nervous.’ And I believed that was so superb and so candy that she’s like, ‘I have been away from Maggie for a short time.’ I assume I sensed that along with her as a result of Lauren and I are very shut, however that was the explanation why I needed to go to her trailer that morning as a result of I used to be sort of a little bit giddy and had little butterflies about seeing Maggie’s return. We each had the very same emotion about it that morning and it was actually thrilling and as soon as we began rolling, it was like she by no means left.”
As for the mysterious masked character who accompanied Maggie, Nicotero can say “nothing” about their identification, regardless of fashionable theories suggesting it is perhaps Morgan Jones getting back from Concern the Strolling Lifeless.
“I really feel like Angela [Kang] and the writers have completed an amazing job of actually protecting The Strolling Lifeless recent and invigorated,” Nicotero says concerning the present’s future. When Samantha [Morton] and Ryan [Hurst] joined and we launched the Whisperers, I actually simply felt just like the present actually received a few of its momentum rolling. I do know that that is paramount this deep within the factor, which it actually preserve the momentum, particularly now that we all know the place it is going. I believe the viewers can really feel that we will have a transparent place that the present desires to land. I believe that additionally signifies that all bets are off and we are able to actually concentrate on on that the final bunch of episodes being actually simply be about servicing the characters and getting us to an amazing place that folks really feel is a satisfying ending.”
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The Strolling Lifeless: World Past airs Sundays at 10pm ET, following new episodes of Concern the Strolling Lifeless at 9pm ET. The Strolling Lifeless will return for six extra episodes in Season 10 within the spring. The 11th and ultimate season of The Strolling Lifeless will start airing within the Fall of 2021.
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