During an appearance at Walker Stalker Con Orlando, Chandler Riggs, who played Carl Grimes on AMC’s The Walking Dead reflected on filming his final episode on the series, where his character was ultimately killed off.
Riggs was a bit surprised with the material in season 8 episode 9 entitled, “Honor”, but praised what he considered to be a “nice sendoff” for Carl Grimes:
“I think it was timed out pretty well. I mean, in reading the script, it was really weird because I never thought it was gonna happen until a couple minutes before I found out… And yeah, it was really bizarre, and I was like, ‘Man, I have to say all this really depressing stuff, this is not gonna be fun.’ But I did it, and it ended up great, and I’m super happy with my performance. But yeah, the whole experience was just really — it was dreadful to go through, but it was good, it was a nice sendoff.”
Riggs’ Carl is only the latest member of the Grimes family to officially exit The Walking Dead. Sometime in the show’s highly-anticipated season 9, Carl’s father Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) will be officially leaving the series after nearly a decade on the blockbuster series.
What do you make of Chandler Riggs’ comments? Do you like how the series killed off Carl Grimes? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news following AMC’s The Walking Dead and Fear the Walking Dead.
The Walking Dead stars Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Lauren Cohan, Danai Gurira, Melissa McBride, Alanna Masterson, Christian Serratos, Josh McDermitt, Seth Gilliam, Ross Marquand, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Tom Payne, Austin Amelio, Pollyanna McIntosh, Katelyn Nacon, Lauren Ridloff, and Samantha Morton as Alpha.
The Walking Dead season 9 premieres on October 7, 2018, on AMC.
5 Potential Marvel TV Shows To Rival HBO’s ‘Watchmen’
With Damon Lindelof, the co-creator of both Lost and The Leftovers, developing a Watchmen show for HBO, Marvel needs a new TV hit. Don’t get me wrong, I know Agents of Shield still has a huge following, but I stopped watching the Netflix shows during the second season of Daredevil. And FX’s Legion was just… okay for me. It’s not that I don’t love Luke Cage and Jessica Jones, but it’s not fair to put lower-tier characters like them in competition with a juggernaut like Watchmen.
HBO was clearly taking notes when Netflix started releasing their shows, so this seems like a great moment for Marvel to take some notes on their competition. If DC is going to churn out a Watchmen series, then Marvel needs to dig deep into their libraries to find stories worthy of being brought to the silver screen.
So hit Next to find out about five properties Marvel should consider adapting if they want to match HBO’s Watchmen.