The Walking Dead: the last episodes will have intelligent zombies like in season 1 -…

When “The Walking Dead” returns to screens for the final 8 episodes of its Season 11 finale this fall, the show will finally address one of the biggest plot mysteries of the first season…

Remember those walkers who could pick up stones, smash them through doors and who tried to climb ladders that we saw in season 1 of the show – peculiarities that had not gone unnoticed but which had never been addressed subsequently.

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As Insider reports, during the panel dedicated to the series which took place at Comic-Con in San Diego, the showrunner Angela Kang and the cast were asked about the new breed of undead mentioned at the end of the new Season 11 trailer.

As a reminder, in the trailer in question, Aaron (Ross Marquand) indeed states that he has heard stories of walkers being able to scale walls and open doors and always wondered if they were true. On the screen, we then see one of them climbing a fence…

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Angela Kang then said that the addition of these new zombies was not random and that they would have ties to the very beginning of the series.

I think with walkers in some ways it’s a throwback in some of them we saw in the very first season of The Walking Dead, but not everyone has encountered these walkers yet. It’s almost like it’s a variant that’s just regional.

A MENTION ALSO MADE IN 2021

This addition does not ultimately turn out to be shocking since another mention of a faster variant race of zombies had already been made in December 2021 in the spin-off series The Walking Dead: World Beyond.

During a 5-minute post-credits scene, which airs at the end of the series, Center for Disease Control virologist Dr. Edwin Jenner (Noah Emmerich), which we could see in season 1 of TWD, mentioned a “group of variants” which he had not yet seen in the United States.

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Viewers could then see a woman, shot and killed, come to life faster than they were used to seeing on the show. Typically, it takes a person a few hours or more to turn into a zombie. Here, the zombification appeared faster and more aggressive than fans were used to.

Most concerning was that she revived despite being shot in the head. Usually in the TWD universe, when someone is shot in the head, they die and don’t turn into a zombie. Unless the bullet just missed his brain, this scene suggested there was a type of undead that was harder to kill or even just never died.

At the time, the showrunner Scott M. Gimple had told Insider that the walker was not super powerful but different. “I hope people’s imaginations are ‘activated’ on what this might mean and what we might see“, he added.

A NEW THREAT TO THE SEMINARS OF THE SERIES

Also during the panel, Angela Kang also clarified that the walkers mentioned in the new trailer will put Daryl and the rest of the survivors on their toes.

Every time there is a change in the rules, it means our [personnages] just need to be all the more attentive to their performance because they realize that the methods they use to survive don’t quite work the same way. Our survivors, being very, very smart, will try to adapt to that. But that will be just one of the many conflicts they will face.

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Since taking over the queens of TWD in Season 9, Angela Kang has found clever ways to streamline certain moments from past seasons to fit the present like, for example, the political connection established between the leader of the Commonwealth, Pamela Milton (Laila Robins), and former Alexandria ruler Deanna Monroe (Tovah Feldshuh) – a link that the comics never made.

Even though the addition of these smarter zombies comes a bit late in the series, it seems to be as much an homage to season 1 as a way to resolve that plotline that’s been left hanging since the show’s debut at the time. from the former showrunner Frank Darabont.

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But it also helps to breathe new life into the TWD universe and thus put new things in place for the many spin-offs to come, such as the one that will focus on Darylthe one about Negan and Maggie, called The Walking Dead: Isle Of The Deador the one that will feature Rick and Michonne.

AN OPEN END?

Finally, still during the conference, Angela Kang spoke about the end of the series. Responding to a question from Insider about whether it would have a definite ending or if it would be more open-ended, she replied, “The point is that even if there were no spin-offs, it felt like there was an end to the series.

She adds : “LThe show itself needs its own ending, but the doors are left open as they are so often in life and as they were even at the end of the comic. There’s always a story that continues once the story you’re telling on screen is over.

The last part of the final season of The Walking Dead will be available exclusively on OCS Choc and OCS on demand from October 3.

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