The Walking Dead: Andrew Lincoln "left at the wrong time"
"It's funny because I talked to Andy the other day," Reedus told EW with a laugh. "And he was like, 'Hell, I chose the wrong time to leave the show because it's so beautiful right now." And I replied "Yes, you did, friend. You chose the wrong time. "
"I love the risks she has taken," added Kang's Norman Reedus, writer and producer of the series since her second season in 2011. "I love what Angela is doing on the show. It's very punk rock, Angela Kang. Jump inside. There is a trust with our team and with our cast and with our narrative that we have gained over the years. If you are going to take risks, now is the time to take risks, and they are all paying. After nine years, you have to reinvent yourself a little. I just want to do the show we want to do, and it looks like that's what we're doing. You can hear it in the crew. You can hear it in the cast. You can hear it in the scripts. It's the show we want to do. "
At the San Diego Comic-Con appearance in July, where Lincoln publicly announced for the first time that he was leaving the show, the actor said the Kang administration had brought with him a feeling that reminded him of the vibrations of the first day. , inaugurated by the original showrunner Frank Darabont.
"We need to talk about Angela Kang if we talk about this season because she is the creative force of this season," Lincoln told ComicBook.com. "She has been on the show since season two and I think it gave us new life and gave us a collaborative feeling on the set and even just an energy. A real positive energy. It feels like the show I always thought of when I shot the pilot in Atlanta nine years ago. "
Lincoln, who left the lead series after five episodes of his ninth season in November, never attended the show, but lingered on the set to prepare for the Walking Dead directorial debut in season 10. He will then return as Rick Grimes. in a trilogy of television films that explain Rick's 6-year-old disappearance, a change that allows Lincoln to make an abbreviated film giving him time for the family.