The Walking Dead: Chandler Riggs’ dad rips AMC and showrunner over that shocking reveal

The Walking Dead: Chandler Riggs’ dad rips AMC and showrunner over that shocking reveal

[SPOILER ALERT: Read only if you have already watched The Walking Dead midseason finale, “How It’s Gotta Be.”] The Walking Dead‘s latest shocking twist didn’t just leave fans wondering, “WTF,” but also the father of star Chandler Riggs. Sunday’s midseason finale ended with Riggs’ Carl Grimes revealing that he had been bitten by a walker, which means his death is soon to follow. February’s midseason premiere will now serve as the presumptive final episode for one of the AMC hit’s few remaining original stars. In an interview with EW, Riggs said learning of the decision “was quite the shocker,” adding Read more »

This is it! The crossover character will be reveal…

This is it! The crossover character will be reveal…

The long awaited crossover between The Walking Dead and spinoff Fear The Walking Dead will see Lennie James’ Morgan Jones character bridging the stories between the two series and moving to the latter. This doesn’t mean that the Morgan character will be leaving TWD, even as James prepares to start filming on FearTWD tomorrow morning in Austin, Texas – at least not right away. “Even though Morgan is going to be featured on Fear, he has a lot of story left on The Walking Dead,” said showrunner Scott M. Gimple in a statement read out on Talking Dead on Sunday. Read more »

The Walking Dead season 8 star confirms midseason finale character death: ‘I never expected them to kill me off’

The Walking Dead season 8 star confirms midseason finale character death: ‘I never expected them to kill me off’

*Major spoilers follow for The Walking Dead season 8 episode 8 – read our review here* The midseason finale of The Walking Dead revealed that its biggest death yet is imminent following a reveal in the closing moments which undoubtedly dropped jaws the world over. It was discovered that Carl (Chandler Riggs) has suffered a walker bite and will depart the series he’s appeared on since 2010 when the show returns from its hiatus in February – news the actor himself confirmed in an interview following the traumatic episode. “Yes, Carl is going to die,” he told The Hollywood Reporter. Read more »

How ‘The Walking Dead’ became the most divisive series on TV

How ‘The Walking Dead’ became the most divisive series on TV

CLEVELAND, Ohio – It hasn’t always been this way. There was a time when “The Walking Dead” was the least divisive thing on TV with the only thing to complain about (assuming you’re a softy) was the amount of bloodshed. But over the course of eight seasons things have changed. Sunday night’s midseason finale of AMC’s zombie apocalypse series gave us its most daring twist yet. And fans aren’t sure how to feel about it. [SPOILERS Ahead] Reactions ranged from “WTF, I’m done with this show” to “That was the best episode yet.” All of it centers around the pending Read more »

The Walking Dead Midseason Finale Recap: Once Bitten

The Walking Dead Midseason Finale Recap: Once Bitten

It’s official: Rick’s plan to overthrow the Saviors and give Negan a dirt nap has completely fallen apart. Every time it seems the tide has turned in favor of the good guys, the leather-jacketed jerk you love to loathe once again gains the upper hand. By the end of this super-sized midseason finale, Alexandria is burning, the Kingdom is evacuated and locked down, Rick’s crew has relocated underground, and Carl delivers shocking news to his pops — he’s been bitten. Things unravel from the start as Rick comes under heavy fire at the Sanctuary and the Junkyard Dogs, to no Read more »

‘The Walking Dead’ mid-season finale recap: Fathers and sons

‘The Walking Dead’ mid-season finale recap: Fathers and sons

Spoiler alert! The following contains spoilers for The Walking Dead Season 8 Episode 8, “How It’s Gotta Be.” To read our recap of Episode 7, click here. Well, it was nice knowing you, Carl. The Walking Dead’s mid-season finale was a dark and dense but pretty normal affair for most of its 90 minutes, but it did manage to pull off the series’ biggest death in years and surprise viewers who thought the remaining original cast members might just be invincible. Just when we thought that the only casualty of “How It’s Gonna Be” would be that random guy Neil, Read more »

‘The Walking Dead’ Just Killed Its Biggest Character Yet For The Worst Reason Possible

‘The Walking Dead’ Just Killed Its Biggest Character Yet For The Worst Reason Possible

As someone who has both read all the comics and constantly finds the show rather predictable, I didn’t know it was possible for The Walking Dead to truly shock me anymore. I was wrong. But it’s a bad kind of shock. All week long, I’ve been hearing fan theories and whispers that Chandler Riggs’ Carl Grimes would be killed off as the “shocking moment” in the finale, but it didn’t seem to be based on anything concrete, nor did it make any remote amount of sense given the long-term trajectory of his character in the comics, where Carl is not Read more »

Everything Goes To Hell In The Shocking Midseason Finale Of ‘The Walking Dead’

Everything Goes To Hell In The Shocking Midseason Finale Of ‘The Walking Dead’

In the 90-minute midseason finale of The Walking Dead, “How It’s Gotta Be,” Dwight turns on The Saviors, Eugene begins his redemption arc, Maggie defies her captors, Ezekiel’s life hangs in the balance, and — in the most unexpected moment of the television series run, so far — zombies take a bite out of Carl Grimes. The episode, written by David Leslie Johnson and Angela Kang and directed by Michael E. Satrazemis, ratchets the tension to levels we haven’t seen since the sixth season finale, but this time The Walking Dead follows through on a promise to deliver a “shocking Read more »

WATCH THE WALKING DEAD MID SEASON FINALE LIVE ON SUNDAY TO NOT MISS THE MASSIVE MOMENT THAT WILL ROCK YOU TO THE CORE

WATCH THE WALKING DEAD MID SEASON FINALE LIVE ON SUNDAY TO NOT MISS THE MASSIVE MOMENT THAT WILL ROCK YOU TO THE CORE

TheWalking Dead WATCH THE WALKING DEAD MID SEASON FINALE LIVE ON SUNDAY TO NOT MISS THE MASSIVE MOMENT THAT WILL ROCK YOU TO THE CORE Hands up who wanted a Eugene-centric episode just before the mid-season finale of The Walking Dead season eight? Anyone? Well, lucky you, because that’s exactly what we got with ‘Time for After’ as Eugene attempted to save the Sanctuary from its walker problem, while Rick tried to get himself out of his scavenger pickle and Daryl continued his revenge plan with Tara. All we’ll say for now is that The Walking Dead must have a Read more »

‘The Walking Dead’ Season 8 Midseason Finale Review: What A (Bad) Joke

‘The Walking Dead’ Season 8 Midseason Finale Review: What A (Bad) Joke

Spoilers through Season 8 of ‘The Walking Dead’ follow. I watched tonight’s Walking Dead with a mixture of dismay, disdain and disbelief. The show has fallen on such hard times it’s still kind of hard to believe. By the end of the episode’s “shocking” reveal, I could only shake my head in disgust. What a joke this show has become. A bad joke. I’m not going to recap this midseason finale. I don’t have the energy to summarize. I don’t care enough anymore about the nonsensical plot and the bad writing to go that extra mile. The Walking Dead doesn’t Read more »