For people living in the world of AMC Living Dead, only three things matter: How to survive, how can we fix this … and why is this happening? The last question may seem like the easiest to answer, but it’s something TWD content director Scott Jimple says we may never understand.
Gimple discussed generally probability to learn the source of the zombie apocalypse in any of the present or future Living Dead series while talking to Inside man soon. “I think we could get hints in different directions,” Gimple said. “I don’t think we’ll give it to you for sure soon.”
This comes after fans note this recent episode of The Walking Dead: World Beyond had a soldier discussing rumors that the virus had “started in space.” The world beyond showrunner Matt Negrete confirmed that this scene did not open the door wide open to the true source of the hearth. It was an Easter egg instead. “It really was just a nod to the comics,” Negrete said.
In particular, it was a reference to a non-canonical “gag” creator, ending with Robert Kirkman, added to issue 75 of Living Dead– which was originally released in July 2010 – which states that aliens are behind the virus (Kirkman also joked that in since deleted tweet from January for a “space dispute”). This mention it may have been a joke, but that doesn’t mean there’s no real answer there During 2017 comic book panel in San DiegoKirkman said he knew the true origins of the virus, but would never reveal it because it was “dumb.” Of course, we know that broadcasts should not follow their source material, but it seems that in this case Living Dead will also keep it a secret. At least for now.
“We plan to tell different types Living Dead stories from years and years and years, ”Gimple said. So, who knows? But there are no immediate plans to reveal this. I think this is an important thing to say. “
However ridiculous they may seem, Gimple was annoyed that “space disputes” were not completely fake. There’s a chance they’ll resurface: “The fact that alien spores can be fun and the fact that I won’t get it completely off the table is a characteristic, not a mistake in the apocalypse of walkers.”
The Walking Dead: World Beyond just finished its debut season, with a second on the way, and Gimple said people are working hard on the next season of the other AMC spinoff, Be afraid of the walking dead. The leading series Living Dead is currently preparing for its 11th and final season, which is set to debut sometime in 2022. Gimple also he said Inside man that the season of 24 episodes can be divided into three parts of 8 episodes, although he said they are still working out the details.
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