Rick (played by Andrew Lincoln) crushed out of the AMC programme last year when he was taken off in the helicopter by Jadis (Pollyanna McIntosh).
Where they were headed was not divulged, but viewers hadn’t seen the last of Rick either as Scott Gimple aired he would return in three films.
However, it has now been detailed how viewers hand down be able to watch Rick’s long-anticipated return as the films will be within reach to watch in cinemas.
The news was confirmed at The Walking Dead’s panel at San Diego Comic-Con as organizer Gale Anne Hurd debuted a teaser trailer.
While no footage of the spin-off motion pictures was shown in the trailer, it did reveal that the movies would be released in cinemas over the far-out.
The trailer teased: “Rick Grimes returns. Only in theatres.”
Fiends are sure to be delighted by the news that they can watch the new action on such a legendary scale.
Scott Gimple detailed how Rick’s story would perpetuate in an announcement last year.
He went on to tell The Hollywood Reporter: “The release of Rick will go on in films. Right now, we’re working on three but there’s bendability in that.”
Rick star Andrew had detailed that his reason for liberty the programme was because he wanted to spend more time with his derivation.
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While the initial plan was to include Rick killed off, it was changed as Scott explained Rick’s journey could be endured in the different format.
He said: ”There were story ideas boil that, as the years went on, seemed very compatible with proceeding to tell the Rick story in another format that would acknowledge [Andrew] time with his family,”
The series already has a hugely non-professional spin-off in the form of the Fear the Walking Dead.
But another, as-of-yet untitled series is also in the works for 2020 which is set to mirror “two young female protagonists”.
AMC description for the programme reads: “Some transfer become heroes. Some will become villains. In the end, all of them on be changed forever.
“Grown-up and cemented in their identities, both upstanding and bad.”
At the Comic-con panel, co-creator Scott reflected on the spin-off plans as he maintained: “There’s a big secret about the Walking Dead universe. All these years we’ve unbiased been a tiny sliver of The Walking Dead world.
“There’s a usually world out there. The big secret is that all along, there have been other civilisations that survived the apocalypse.
“We saw allusions of that in season seven of The Walking Dead and again in ‘The End Of Everything,’ and now we’re around to show a lot more of the world in a bunch of different projects.”
The Walking Monotonous season 10 premieres October 7 on FOX in the UK.