Andrew Lincoln isn’t executed with Rick Grimes simply but. Despite the fact that he’s leaving The Walking Dead, the actor will return for a number of standalone motion pictures that happen inside the higher Strolling Useless universe, in keeping with The Hollywood Reporter.
Observe: There are spoilers under on the latest season of The Strolling Useless, together with the ultimate episode Lincoln appeared in.
Lincoln has spent almost 10 years enjoying Rick on the sequence, and he introduced that Season 9 can be his final so he can spend extra time together with his household in England. However that doesn’t imply he needed to hold up his revolver for good.
That’s the place The Strolling Useless chief content material officer got here in: Scott M. Gimple has been on the core of the Strolling Useless franchise—which already contains the spin-off Concern the Strolling Useless—overseeing an bold plan to proceed increasing the universe.
“There’s extra story to inform and we’ll be telling it,” Gimple informed THR in an interview. “The story of Rick will go on in movies. Proper now, we’re engaged on three however there’s flexibility in that. … Over the subsequent a number of years, we’re going to be doing specials, new sequence are fairly a risk, high-quality digital content material after which some content material that defies description in the intervening time. We’re going to dig into the previous and see outdated characters. We’re going to introduce new characters and new conditions.”
In Lincoln’s closing episode, the character of Rick is wounded, then rescued by a helicopter, though the vacation spot just isn’t revealed. One of many new feature-length motion pictures starring Lincoln will seemingly observe his journey after being rescued. On Lincoln’s closing episode of the sequence, Rick goes by way of a fever-like dream the place he will get the prospect to work together with long-dead characters, like Hershel (Scott Wilson) and Shane (Jon Bernthal).
The subsequent huge shock got here on the finish when it’s revealed the storyline on The Strolling Useless has jumped six years, and Rick’s younger daughter Judith is sufficiently old to be killing zombies herself. In an ode to Rick, Judith wears the basic sheriff’s hat he wore within the sequence.
The Strolling Useless has been a significant rankings hit over time for AMC, and an enormous money-maker, which is why the community and artistic companions need to proceed increasing the property. In the identical means the comedian ebook sequence might inform facet tales within the higher Strolling Useless universe, the brand new digital and tv content material will do the identical.
The primary feature-length mission with Lincoln is predicted to enter manufacturing in 2019, in keeping with the New York Times.