Danai Gurira discussed her last day on the set of AMC’s The Walking Dead.
Actress Danai Gurira made her first appearance as the sword-wielding Michonne in the third season of The Walking Dead. Now, after roughly seven years, Danai Gurira will make her last series regular appearance as Michonne during the tenth season of the show.
In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Danai Gurira commented on what her final day on set was like. It turns out, Danai Gurira’s final day of filming took place on the Fourth of July and co-star Norman Reedus organized a fireworks display to be part of her big send-off:
“My last day on set of Walking Dead was 4th of July, so they did a lot of really cool things for me the night before which I didn’t expect, which was so awesome and really cool. Norman organized this big fireworks display and it was just really beautiful and there was this really cool cake that was basically Michonne, sword and all. It was a shorter day, and everyone’s trying to get going because, you know, it’s 4th of July. It was just a lot of easy love, really. There’s a lot of, of course, pain and saying goodbye and teariness, but there was such a free flow of love and that’s what sticks with me the most about that.”
The 12th episode of The Walking Dead is rumored to be the final one for Danai Gurira.
Here is the official synopsis for The Walking Dead season 10:
A few months after the end of Season 9, the collected communities are still dealing with the after effects of Alpha’s horrific display of power, reluctantly respecting the new border imposed on them, all while organizing themselves into a militia-style fighting force, preparing for a battle that may be unavoidable.
The Walking Dead stars Norman Reedus, Melissa McBride, Danai Gurira, Josh McDermitt, Christian Serratos, Seth Gilliam, Ross Marquand, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Khary Payton, Cooper Andrews, Callan McAuliffe, Nadia Hilker, Eleanor Matsuura, Lauren Ridloff, Cailey Fleming, Cassady McClincy, Ryan Hurst, and Samantha Morton as Alpha.
The Walking Dead season 10 will resume on February 23, 2020, on AMC.
Source: Entertainment Weekly