AMC’s sixth season of “<>The Walking Dead” has yet to premiere and already there is confirmation that a major character will be joining the show in its final episode. Now, this is a major revelation, so I’m going to get the show details out of the way and then, if you want, you can head below to see who’s on the docket.
“The Walking Dead” is executive produced by Robert Kirkman, Showrunner Scott M. Gimple, Gale Anne Hurd, David Alpert, Greg Nicotero and Tom Luse and stars Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Lauren Cohan, Chandler Riggs, Danai Gurira, Melissa McBride, Michael Cudlitz, Lennie James, Sonequa Martin-Green, Alanna Masterson, Christian Serratos, Josh McDermitt, Seth Gilliam, Tovah Feldshuh, Ross Marquand, Alexandra Breckenridge and Austin Nichols.
The sixth season will premiere on October 11th.
Alright, still with me? Good, let’s get to this!
According to The Spoiling Dead, the final episode of the sixth season of “The Walking Dead” will introduce none other than Negan, the utterly insane and ruthless man who forces communities to pay him in exchange for protecting them from zombies.
Those who have read the comics know that Negan is responsible for some truly horrific events, including the death of one of the main characters (although I won’t say who). While Rick and company have managed to make it this far, it’s pretty much undeniable that Negan is going to be the biggest challenge they’ve faced.
Here’s the full casting call for “Orin”, an almost certain nickname that is being used to cover the fact that they want Negan: