The ninth season of “the Walking dead” will be presented spectators in the autumn of 2018
The star of the show “the Punisher” John Bernthal, who left the project “the Walking dead” in 2012, will return to the role of Shane in the ninth season of the series. This is with reference to its sources in the channel of the AMS reports the Hollywood Reporter. “Bernthal will once again play the role of Shane, the lover of the wife of Rick Grimes”.
The actor will also present a TV series at the upcoming Comic-Con in San Diego.
Character Bernthal already once returned. Shane died in the finale of the second season, when he was killed by the hero Andrew Lincoln, but in the end, appeared briefly in the sequel, where was Riku in the form of hallucinations.
According to sources, the creators of the series do not plan to return Bernthal in the form of zombies. Instead, he will likely appear in a flashback to help the finish line of the character of Lincoln, whose ninth season will be the last.
As explained, not as a “full-fledged” hero or a zombie, and how the Ghost – hallucinations or memories of Rick will be Shane. (Already done in the third season.)
The representatives of the channel AMC has not commented on the information.
The series “the Walking dead”, based on the eponymous comic book by Robert Kirkman, has long remained one of the most popular projects on television, but lately the rating of the series began to fall. The finale of the eighth season attracted 7.9 million viewers, well below the past performance of the series.
Bernthal recently finished filming the second season of “the Punisher”. On November 22, viewers will see the actor in the crime drama Steve McQueen “Widows.”
That lead actor Andrew Lincoln is going to leave the show, it was reported at the end of may 2018. Most likely, in the future, a key character in “the Walking dead” will be Daryl Dixon. The contract of the actor Norman Reedus has been extended with a significant increase to the fee.
Accordingly, the Grimes, part of which is in its ninth season has already been reduced to half of the episodes will likely also be killed.
The ninth season of “the Walking dead” will be presented spectators in the autumn of 2018.
In the upcoming ninth season, losing rankings, but still top show of the channel AMC “the Walking dead” the audience really expect a serious shake-up. While the series literally herds scatter actors, including leading, someone, on the contrary, it will come back.
Recall. Bernthal played Shane, the best friend and partner of Rick Grimes and later his wife’s lover (now deceased). At some point, Shane went off the rails, poured out another deep antipathy, and was killed at the end of the second season.
As reported by the portal “Know.ia”, hero of the legendary “Harry Potter” actor Alan Rickman, who played Severus Snape, in his letters recalled shooting the popular series. Recently, fans learned that this role was the British actor a disappointment.