In his first episode without Andrew Lincoln and Lauren Cohan The Walking Dead has removed the names of his longest career stars from the opening credits ,
Beginning with episode 9×06, Daryl Dixon actor Norman Reedus receives the highest billing on the show. Reedus' first name is followed by Michonne actress Danai Gurira, Carol actress Melissa McBride, Tara actress Alanna Masterson, Eugene actor Josh McDermitt, Father Gabriel actor Seth Gilliam, Aaron actor Ross Marquand, envy actress Katelyn Nacon , Jesus actor Tom Payne and King Ezekiel actor Khary Payton. To round off the animated credits, "With Jeffrey Dean Morgan" is displayed on the screen. Other performers such as Callan McCauliffe, Christian Serratos, Dan Fogler and others are named after the animated credits.
"My relationship with this part is far from over," Lincoln told ComicBook.com at the San Diego Comic Con. It turned out the actor was completely honest, as he will now repeat the role of a trilogy of films that will follow Rick Grimes in the six years that have kept him from Alexandria and his family.
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What Cohans name disappears from the opening credits is because the actress plays since The Walking the second season of The Walking Dead is for The rest of Season Nine stepped out of the series and the audience will learn what happened to Maggie in upcoming episodes, with Cohan leaving a window open to repeat the role in the future if the stars line up.
"I'd first like to say we've planned something more. With Maggie, Lauren wants it to be somewhat dependent on her schedule, but hopefully we'll have her again next season," Walking Dead showrunner Angela Kang told ComicBook.com "We've always had a great story with Maggie this season and I think we promised something. We wanted to replace this promise. We definitely have a very strong Maggie bow. "
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