The British Andrew Lincoln, principal actor of the series "The Dead Walking"will be the protagonist of several franchise films, AMC said.
Lincoln, who has said goodbye today in the television format, will repeat his virtual role Rick Grimes in many projects that will be fired under the production of AMC Studios Original Films and include scenes Scott Gimple. The first movie is expected to start in 2019.
"We have many things on the horizon, starting with an epic led by one of the best actors in TV history and one of the best people I've ever met"Gimple said in the statement.
"These films will be a big deal with what we do on TV in terms of production size," said Gimple, who promised "worlds he never saw."The Dead Walking"Faces of the past and new characters that will become lovers of viewers".
According to the Hollywood reporter, Lincoln will be the protagonist of three different films of this horror carcase and will be broadcast from the AMC itself.
In chapter 9×05 of "The Dead Walking"Rick Grimes appeared seriously injured and he was transported by helicopter to an unknown destination, the first of which he announced films will explain what happened to the character and the new challenges he faces in the middle of the zombie revelation.
The premiere of the ninth era of "The Dead Walking"In October, he gathered 6.08 million viewers in the US, the lowest mark earned by a series episode since his second season, released in 2011.
However, "The Dead Walking"It's one of the most successful series of recent years." Two years ago, the seventh season premiere attracted more than 17 million viewers.
After leaving Lincoln, it will be Norman Reedus, the interpreter that gives life Darryl Dixon, who will take the leading role in the series. EFE