Many exciting reports were made last Saturday about the AMC apocalyptic-horror drama, The Walking Dead, at New York Comic Con, which revealed that after nearly a decade of airtime, the show still has a bright future ahead . The series is currently on its 10th season, just updated for season 11, and the first trailer for the upcoming untitled spinoff series has been released. Walking Dead will also receive three feature film adaptations, each with a theatrical release. One particular piece of news absolutely stole the show at New York Comic Con.
Over the last few years The Walking Dead said goodbye to many of the show's most popular, beloved characters, whether they had met a terrible end in the jaws of a hungry walker or simply wanted to change careers. At New York Comic Con, one fan favorite announced that they would be returning as a regular, recurring cast member since season 1
Actress Lauren Kohan will return for The Walking Dead Season 11
In the middle of The Walking Dead actress group in New York's Comic Con, masquerading as the silence, walking . After what seemed like an eternity of buildup and tension, the figure removed their mask and found herself Lauren Kohan, surprising the cast and audience, officially announcing her return to The Walking Dead . The crowd burst into cheers and applause as actors Norman Reedus playing Daryl Dickson and Danai Gurira playing Mihon eagerly embraced Kohan.
Lauren Kohan has been absent since Walking the Dead since Season 9, and her lack of presence has been deeply felt by both fans and members. She has been an integral part of the series since Season 2.
AMC President Sarah Barnett issued an official statement saying, "We are pleased to welcome Lauren Kohan. She has been so important to this show and its passionate, global fanbase, which is coming to a fantastic ride in the coming months."
Barnett and the rest The Walking Dead were not the only ones to be pleased and stifled by the news of Kohan's unexpected return.
"It feels at home. It's so emotional," Coan admitted during a panel hearing at New York's Comic Con, "it's really, very emotional … I'm very happy to be here.
Why Lauren Kogan left "Walking Dead"?
Rumors began to circulate about Kohan's departure from Walking Dead back in 2018. At that time Walking Dead was in its eighth season. The show ended and fans speculated that she would quit the show because of a pay gap with AMC.
Lauren Kohan quickly stopped those rumors after making a journal letters to the Television Critics Association event, stating that she just thought it was time to move on to different things. Kohan starred in The Walking Dead for about six years.
"Yes, I did a long time ago" "Kogan said," It has been a long time to be any character, and sometimes you just keep quiet and listen to your inner guidance, and it's time for multi-tasking. "
During a break from The Walking Dead Kohan starred on ABC's # Whiskey Cavalier comedy-drama about the FBI agent's mission and his new partner. Despite receiving positive reviews on IMDb and Rotten Tomatoes, the show was finally canceled after the first season.
What will happen in the future for Maggie Ri?
After the indefinite leave of The Walking Dead many fans are wondering what's in the cards for Maggie's character. The last time we saw Maggie, she quit her leadership position at Hilltop, leaving the congregation under the command of Jesus. She left the group with her son Herschel to create a brand new community that many fans believe may be a comic book community.
In the comics, Maggie becomes the leader of both the Commonwealth and Alexandria. Whether the show will follow or not, should follow the series graphic novel, remains to be seen. Like Rick Grimms, Maggie can even get her own solo movie about spinoff.
"We have a lot of stories for her that we want to solve, and we talked about different ways to do it," Scott Gimple, Chief Content Officer and former Content Manager Walking Dead showrunner, mentioned in an interview with Entertainment Weekly .
Maggie Ray's future is still unwritten, and it is unknown if Kogan will appear in Season 10. The Walking Dead fans just have to wait another year to see how Maggie's story goes.