It’s no secret that the aim of The Strolling Lifeless: World Past is to develop the universe the place The Walking Dead takes place. Extra particularly, the spinoff sequence has explored the CRM group which is chargeable for taking Rick Grimes away from Alexandria on the finish of Andrew Lincoln‘s closing episode. Some followers have been anticipating to see Rick pop up within the closing moments of the two-season sequence when it reaches its closing vacation spot in its twentieth episode. Nevertheless, The Walking Dead chief content material officer Scott Gimple is able to set a correct expectation for followers — and they need to not anticipate to see Rick Grimes in The Walking Dead: World Beyond.
Gimple caught up with ComicBook.com for an unique interview, diving into the huge zombie 12 months AMC had with three completely different reveals airing which had been all set within the franchise’s canon. Following the Season 1 finale of World Past, the characters are on a collision course with the CRM however their journey to New York will not include any Rick encounter.
“You realize what? I am very pleased to say… I am not pleased to say the reply. I am pleased to be definitive with folks. It isn’t,” Gimple mentioned when requested if World Past‘s closing vacation spot was Rick Grimes. “That is one, I do not know if individuals are being cagey about that. However I really feel that one’s vital to not be cagey about. I believe folks may watch this present and be taught so much in regards to the mythology that Rick Grimes is caught up in. And so they may even see locations the place Rick Grimes has been. However yeah, he is not swinging across the nook. And I do not even know if I am making folks upset saying that, however I simply do not like folks watching it, type of anticipating Rick.” You can read our full interview with Gimple here!
Nonetheless, these devoted followers hoping to get some intel about what Rick has been experiencing and the place he flew off to will nonetheless acquire some rewarding insights from World Past because the present strikes ahead and have already by means of its first season. “Folks will be taught so much in regards to the world that Rick is entangled in,” Gimple says. “So I believe there’s a nice profit to that.”
Though Rick Grimes will not be displaying up in World Past, the spinoff’s showrunner Matt Negrete shouldn’t be ruling out appearances from otherr acquainted faces. “The factor I have been saying about that’s by no means say by no means. Clearly, I do not wish to spoil something, however the factor I will say is that it actually goes to be an growth of the world,” Negrete says. We’ll be seeing much more of a CRM, elements of the CRM you have by no means even hinted at. We’ll get a glimpse, or most likely really greater than a glimpse, into how they function, what their modus operandi is.” You can read our full interview with Negrete here!
“We’ll be spending a while on the facility the place the ladies’ father has been and we’ll be extra immersed in that world,” Negretee guarantees. “We simply hinted at it and teased it a bit in season 1, however season 2 is actually stepping off the diving board and diving into it full hog, so to talk. There’s undoubtedly a whole lot of cool issues that we’ll be exploring that is all associated to the CRM and the bigger universe.”
The Walking Dead: World Beyond will go into manufacturing for its second and closing season in early 2021. Concern the Strolling Lifeless will return for the again half of its sixth season following The Walking Dead Season 10C, which begins airing its 6 new episodes in February.