After the devastatingly cruel cycle that was season seven, which saw both Abraham and Glenn bludgeoned at the hands of Negan, upsets only got worse for Rick and his pack as they were ambushed by the Heapsters.
Thankfully, it rises things are looking up for Alexandrians since recruiting King Ezekiel and his pet tiger Shiva, as a cardinal look at the journey ahead shows the unthinkable — Rick is smiling and agreeable for “all out war”.
«His swagger is definitely back,» showrunner Scott M. Gimple told Presentation Weekly. «But it’s a measured swagger. It’s a focused swagger. He absolutely has it and you will see it in incident one.”
«We have basically set the stage for All Out War,» he added. «Negan’s said it, everybody has grasped they’re in it.
Filming for season eight was temporarily stalled after stuntman John Bernecker flatten to his death on set while filming a scene with Austin Amelio, who plays Dwight.
US broadcaster AMC recognized to Variety that production on the drama series was now underway again earlier this week.
The Amble Dead returns to AMC on October 22.