It was Robert Kirkman himself, the creator of The Walking Dead, who believes that the adaptation in the series is expected to go further than his own work.
October 31, 2010. It’s been nearly 10 years since the saga, The Walking Dead has begun on the small screen, broadcast by AMC in the United States and OCS in France. Ten seasons later, with ups and downs, the series is still there, almost as attractive in its infancy. A first spin-off of the most successful has seen the light of day (Fear the Walking Dead) and another is in the program. A film centred on the character of Rick Grimes is also on the agenda. Especially, over time, the series has taken liberties with the original work of Robert Kirkman. A choice narrative that could have broader consequences.
The Walking Dead, a story without end ?
Recently, rumors have circulated regarding a heralded end of the series of here in 2 seasons. But nothing is yet posted and for good reason. It is still the flagship of a franchise that continues to grow. Draw a line above, therefore, represents a real gamble for AMC and Frank Darabont, the producer.
But, a question arises. That will be the story when the material provided by the comcis will be exhausted ? Robert Kirkman has put an end to his saga last year, with the 193e episode, which took place 25 years after the death of Rick Grimes. We learn what happened to several characters over the course of the previous years, which are the subject of a gigantic ellipse.
However, according to Robert Kirkman, it is this history, that he did not tell himself that could be the basis of next seasons. This is what he explained in a Q&a of Hey Fandom, relayed by the site ComicBook. He explains that if the comic book is quickly on some details, it has a more precise idea of the place. So, if the tv series must one day arrive at this point, he acknowledges that he is ” excited at the idea of saying a little more on the old Eugene, or the judge Michonne “. It should be noted that, however, is needed to cope with the strong differences which exist also in the case of…