Sources confirm to TVLine exclusively that McBride will no longer be involved in the branch. Instead, the new series will focus on Daryl. The initial post indicated that the decision to abandon Carol was a creative one, although an AMC representative confirmed that it was a matter of logistics.
Melissa McBride gave life to one of the most interesting, realistic, humane, and popular characters in the world. the walking Dead A spokesperson for the network said in a statement to TVLine. “Unfortunately, she is no longer able to participate in the previously announced spin-off focused on the characters Daryl Dixon and Carol Peltier, which will be filmed and filmed in Europe this summer and premiere next year. Moving to Europe has become logistically unacceptable for Melissa at this time. We know fans will be disappointed with this news, but the walking Dead The universe continues to grow and expand in interesting ways and we very much hope to see Carol again in the near future.”
Announced in September 2020the project was about badass BFFs played by Reedus and McBride, AKA the only original cast members left in the feature-length drama. walking deadPrincipal content director Scott M. Gimble and Walking Dead show coordinator Angela Kang co-create the series.
“It’s bittersweet [the flagship series] “Until the end,” Kang said in a statement at the time, but I couldn’t have been more excited to work with Scott Gimple and AMC to develop a new series for Daryl and Carol. Working with Norman Reedus and Melissa McBride has been a highlight of my career, and I’m thrilled that we continue to tell stories together.”
earlier this month, the walking Dead The final episode aired in the second of the three arcs that make up the eleventh and final season of the series; There is still another eight-episode arc, after wrapping up Fear of walking deadThe seventh season is currently airing.
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