There are extra huge adjustments afoot on The Walking Dead. After star Andrew Lincoln departed the collection earlier within the season–along with co-star Lauren Cohan, who could still return–another character is saying goodbye.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Danai Gurira, who has performed Michonne since Season 3, will depart through the 10th season. She has reportedly signed a deal for a “handful of episodes” that may air all through Season 10–which was simply ordered by AMC. THR additionally notes that it is probably Gurira will participate within the upcoming made-for-TV The Walking Dead movies that Lincoln may also star in.
The transfer comes at an fascinating time for the actress. In 2018, she made a splash within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, showing in each Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War. She’s set to reprise her function as Okoye as soon as once more in Avengers: Endgame and–theoretically–in future MCU movies. Given how busy Marvel Studios appears to maintain its stars, additionally becoming in months of filming the zombie collection may turn into tough.
As for what this implies for The Walking Dead, the lack of Gurira is large. She’s one of many few predominant faces of the present left. In addition to Lincoln and Cohan, The Walking Dead has additionally misplaced Chandler Riggs (Carl) and Lennie James (Morgan) in latest seasons. Remaining of the primary solid. It stays to be seen what is going to occur with Judith (Cailey Fleming) and RJ (Antony Azor), Michonne’s youngsters.
While that is unhappy information for followers, it must be famous that there is nonetheless loads of time left to get pleasure from Michonne on the present. The second half of The Walking Dead Season 9 premieres Sunday, February 10. If you have not seen the trailer for the new episodes but, it’s best to undoubtedly test it out.