The Strolling Lifeless will probably be doggone if it does not inform the story behind Daryl’s (Norman Reedus) canine companion within the prolonged Season 10. When Daryl and Carol (Melissa McBride) come throughout an outdated cabin in “Discover Me,” one of many six new bonus episodes set within the aftermath of the Whisperer Battle, Daryl flashes again to the years when he left the group after the disappearance and presumed dying of Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln). It is throughout Daryl’s dogged seek for Rick’s physique that he encounters enigmatic stranger Leah (Lynn Collins), who rapidly reveals whether or not she’s all bark and no chew throughout an opportunity assembly.
“We’ll get to see a bit of Canine, a bit of child pet Canine,” showrunner Angela Kang teased throughout The Strolling Lifeless Prolonged Season 10 Preview Particular. “The Canine origin story (laughs).”
Requested if Daryl has “met his match” in Leah, who could or is probably not Canine’s unique proprietor, a tight-lipped Kang stated, “I believe Leah, with out giving an excessive amount of away, Leah is formidable.”
Daryl and Leah “have a really complicated scenario that arises after they meet,” Kang stated. “So we wished to inform this story from Daryl’s previous, and I do not wish to say an excessive amount of extra, however let individuals sort of see the way it unfolds between them.”
In these six interquels separating the tenth season and the upcoming 24-episode eleventh and closing season, “We’ll be seeing a mixture of tales from individuals’s previous that have an effect on the longer term, in addition to the place all people’s at within the aftermath of this big Whisperer Battle as a result of issues are fairly screwed up they usually’ve obtained so much to do to drag themselves collectively.”
“These are episodes which are an extension of Season 10, however we began them after we might already been beginning work on Season 11 and the pandemic interrupted issues. However there’s nonetheless loads of actually nice character work that we get into in these episodes,” Kang stated of the six-episode Season 10C. “We get into the place Daryl and Carol are at after the emotional curler coaster that they have been on within the Whisperers arc, we get to see fantastic Paola [Lázaro, who plays Princess] and the group that she’s with, attending to be taught a bit of bit extra concerning the group that they have been apprehended by on the finish of episode 16. We get to see Aaron and Gabriel on simply an old school Strolling Lifeless survival story that tells us so much concerning the state of Alexandria, which goes to be actually, actually necessary for the story going ahead, after which we get to dive into the Maggie and Negan dynamic, which I do know lots of people are excited to learn how these two are gonna occupy the identical house.”