'The Walking Dead' Season 11: Release date, spoilers and all about AMC show's final edition
The eleventh and final season of AMC’s blockbuster hit series ‘The Walking Dead’ is just around the corner and fans are eagerly waiting to see who survives till the very end of this horrifying apocalypse. Based on the comic book series of the same name, the show has been winning hearts since 2010 and has given an uncountable number of thrilling moments during its run.
Viewers will finally be getting to know what will happen to characters like Negan, Norman, Maggie and Melissa and how do they survive the apocalypse as the series comes to an end. The makers will be looking to give a befitting end to the series and make everyone happy.
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The show's previous edition ended on a massive cliffhanger as Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) burnt his bat and accepted what life holds for him. It will be interesting to see how emotional the final season will be because the show is known for deaths and there is a feeling that someone really important is going to die that will make everyone reach for the tissue box.
Here’s everything we know about the final edition.
Release date and how to watch
The final season of ‘The Walking Dead’ will be premiering on AMC on Sunday, August 22 at 9 pm EST. Meanwhile, the episode will be airing on the network’s streaming service (AMC+) as well. The premiere episode of ‘TWD’ was released one week early than expected on AMC+ and only the subscribers got a chance to see that episode.
Viewers can download the AMC+ app from the Google Play Store and Apple’s App Store. The app is also available on Fire TV, Apple TV, Roku, and Chromecast. If you are based out of the US, then you can try watching the series by using a VPN.
“The survivors confronted past demons and combated new threats, with friendships and relationships suffering from the mounting collateral damage that is the apocalypse. Alexandria is severely compromised, left a former shell of the home it once was from the carnage and devastation left behind by the Whisperers. Now all who live in Alexandria struggle to refortify it and feed its increasing number of residents, which include the survivors from the fall of the Kingdom and the burning of Hilltop; along with Maggie and her new group, the Wardens. They must secure more food while they attempt to restore Alexandria before it collapses like countless other communities they have come across throughout the years.”
The finale episode of Season 10 saw rising tension between Negan and Maggie. After seeing the situation, Carol decides that Negan should be banished to Leah’s cabin for his own safety. Meanwhile, we also get a sneak peek at Negan’s past, where he was unfaithful to his wife Lucile, who tells him that she has cancer and urges him to stay until she dies.
Negan refuses to give up on her and treats her as the apocalypse begins. Six weeks later, he meets a doctor named Franklin and his daughter. They give him the medicine, but Negan is captured by a biker gang. The biker gang wanted to know the location of the doctor and Negan gives them that. Negan is finally free and reaches home only to see that Lucile had already killed herself in his absence.
The anger and guilt take over him as he burns his house and Lucile. He returns to the biker gang and kills them before rescuing Franklin and his daughter. Meanwhile, in present, he digs up his baseball bat and burns it, accepting whatever future holds for him.
All the major cast of the show is returning for the final season. Norman Reedus will be back as the skilled hunter Daryl Dixon while Melissa McBride will be once again reprising the role of Carol Peletier.
One of the show’s biggest stars, Lauren Cohen, will also be back as Maggie Greene. Christian Serratos, Josh McDermitt, Seth Gilliam, and Khary Payton will be playing the characters, Rosita Espinosa, Eugene Porter, Gabriel Stokes, and Ezekiel, respectively.
Jeffrey Dean Morgan will also be back as badass Negan.
Other actors to appear in the series include Cooper Andrews (Jerry), Eleanor Matsuura (Yumiko), Nadia Hilker (Magna), Cailey Fleming (Judith Grimes), Cassaday McClincy (Lydia), and Margot Bingham (Stephanie Vega).
The show is based on a comic book of the same name written by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie Adlard. Meanwhile, for television, it was developed by Frank Darabont. Notable names like Jolly Dale, Caleb Womble, Paul Gadd, and Heather Bellson are producing the show.
On the other hand, Kirkman, Darabont, Gale Anne Hurd, David Alpert, Charles H. Eglee, Glen Mazzara, Scott M. Gimple, Greg Nictero, Tom Luse, Denish Huth, Angela Kang, and Joseph Incaprera serve as executive producers.
You can watch the trailer here.
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