Fans think there is far too much time between seasons of The Walking Dead, and that is actually pretty accurate. Well, at least AMC likes to appease the viewers by giving them trailers like the new one for Season 6 that debuted at the San Diego Comic-Con, and it is absolutely intense.
From what can be told in the trailer for the 90-minute premiere coming in October, there will be a huge power struggle between Rick (Andrew Lincoln) and Morgan (Lennie James).
The Walking Dead Season 6 officially returns to AMC on October 11 at 9 p.m. ET. It will immediately be followed by the Talking Dead which is going to be hosted, once again, by Chris Hardwick. It will get a special season preview on August 23.
Season 5 of The Walking Dead ended with Rick being given authority to execute a member of the Alexandria Safe Zone. He took it upon himself to do just that as his long-lost friend Morgan returned to witness it.
At the end of season 5, Daryl (Norman Reedus) and Aaron (Ross Marquand) were rescued by Morgan from a new group called the Wolves.
It has been revealed that Season 6 of The Walking Dead will bring the Wolves as a serious threat, which could lead to an “us vs. theme” look at Rick’s survivors’ group and the residents of the Alexandria Safe Zone.
The panel at San Diego Comic-Con revealed a lot of info about the upcoming season, and that includes a record 654 walker extras. New cast mates for the upcoming season are Ethan Embry, Corey Hawkins as Heath, and Merrit Weaver as a character from the comic book.
Scott Gimple had plenty to say about the new season when he spoke with Entertainment Weekly, and he revealed that backstory and flashbacks could play a big part.
“I’ll say this: I think there’s a really cool aspect to the first half of the season that serves almost as a prequel to some direct comic stuff in the second half of the season. I think there’s a way that Robert [Kirkman] did some of the story that we’re reaching that had a real past to it, where people are referring to some things in the past in the comic. And we’re able to portray some of that backstory in some ways that you didn’t get to see in the comic.”
There will be a “fallout,” according to Lennie James, and it will come between Rick and Morgan, so there will be yet another conflict. Season 6 of The Walking Dead is coming, and the trailer shows how intense it is going to be, but fans are still going to have to wait another three months to really enjoy it.
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