'Walking Dead' TV movies are in the works

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While Rick Grimes' exit from The Walking Dead last night has been the hot topic in offices and schools across the world today, don't forget that Maggie Rhee has also been bumped off the zombie drama too. It's possible that Carl's role in the comics will be filled in future by his sister, but we'll have to wait and see what happens. Looks like Rick got on that helicopter just in time.

In a shocking movie, AMC confirmed the actor will continue playing the character for three feature-length, big-budget movies that will air on the network. After deliriously meandering back to camp, with a huge horde of zombies on his tail, Rick realises what he must do to protect Alexandria, The Kingdom, and everyone else, before saying his goodbyes and going out in true Sheriff Grimes style. The story picks up still 6 years later, Rick's presence and his influence are definitely felt in the way that they either try to uphold messages that he believed or the way that they've drifted from those things. "I wake up, the phone rings, he wants to talk about everything on the way to work". I'm not going to say any more than that. And Sasha as a soldier she really imparts some wisdom, and strategy, and the idea of a bigger picture. Where does the show go from here? It's never been done by a cable TV channel and I didn't think it would come to much. A two-hour contained story, a continuation.' And he described it as where our show is Rosencrantz and Guildenstern - the grown-up show is Hamlet.

We've been talking to Lauren and hopefully, we'll get to tell more story for her. Sure, it makes you a coward, but we won't tell anybody. What's been going on?'

Michonne (Danai Gurira) and the rest of the survivors watched on in terror, presumably thinking that was the end of Rick. Samantha Morton and Ryan Hurst were also previously reported to be cast as the Whisperer's top members, Alpha and Beta, respectively, so expect to see them soon in some fashion.

Another said: "My family is laughing at me, because I'm literally sobbing".

On the original plan: "There were many iterations of the story and it became rather late past year that this [came together] because it was a pipe dream".

Warning: this article contains spoilers for tonight's Walking Dead episode!

What are your thoughts on these films? He made his way to the horse that did him wrong (we know it was a full-circle moment, but still), and headed off on a physical and mental journey to the bridge.

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