The Walking Dead Season 9 Release, Plot, Cast, Spoilers: Everything We Know So Far!
The Walking Dead season 9 has been finally confirmed and is all set to have its premiere in mid-to-late October 2018. The new season will reportedly be very different from the previous one, giving it a fresh start.
According to Digital Spy, The Walking Dead season 9 of the “show will have a relatively clean slate at the start of season nine, which is expected to start after a time jump”. This means that by the end of the previous, eighth season, the All Out War storyline will surely get resolved, giving the upcoming season a new start.
Writer and co-executive producer, Angela Kang, has been a major part of the The Walking Dead season 9. However, she has been promoted to showrunner for the ninth season. Scott Gimple, on the other hand, will be seen in a new role as Chief Content Officer. Acknowledging the same, AMC officially announced,
“We are proud to acknowledge Angela’s significant contribution to the series and to set a clear path forward for a ninth season under her direction. Further, with gratitude and admiration, we also recognize Scott’s broad impact on, and leadership of, the content that fuels our TWD universe. Together, we will dream bigger and more broadly than ever before.”
Does Carl make a permanent exit from the show post demise?
Chandler Riggs aka Carl’s death was a big turning point of The Walking Dead, taking all the fans by surprise. However, it’s not just the fans, but even Daryl (Norman Reedus) is pretty upset with Carl’s exit from the show. During an interview, he even said that he was very unhappy with the young actor’s demise in the show.
Reedus said that he has seen Chandler grow as a young boy and could never imagine his exit from the show. “I was not happy about it. I always thought Chandler would be the last man standing, to be honest”, the actor said. Despite rumors, it is believed that Carl might return in the ninth season. Although there is no confirmation regarding the same, it is said that Carl’s return will surely surprise the fans.