Lenny James Reveals It Was His Choice To Leave ‘The Walking Lifeless’ For The ‘Concern’ Crossover
Being a forged member on The Walking Dead clearly has its perks, however there’s additionally the truth that eventually the zombie apocalypse tends to murder everyone. That’s led to stars like Lenny James (who performs Morgan) getting nervous each time they’re requested to take a seat down with showrunner Scott Gimple, as a result of these journeys normally finish with being advised their character has been killed off.
However on this current case, James wasn’t being killed off … he was being supplied an opportunity to cross over to The Walking Lifeless sister present Concern The Walking Lifeless.
“[Gimple] talked about his new position of overseeing each exhibits after which he mentioned ‘How would you wish to proceed the story of Morgan in Concern the Walking Lifeless?’” James told Digital Spy. “We simply began speaking about it over the subsequent couple of weeks and months as there was lots to tackle board. It wasn’t a case of ‘That is going to occur,’ it was genuinely a case of what I thought of it. There was completely a selection.”
“It additionally wasn’t a case of it being if it wasn’t me or it wasn’t Morgan then it might be someone else, they have been very a lot saying, ‘We have been enthusiastic about doing this factor and if you happen to’re actually not up for it, then we’ll go a totally totally different course.’”
James clearly made the choice to go forward with the large crossover angle, one thing AMC revealed months ago as soon as the actor started appearing on set. It’s most likely transfer for him and his character. Morgan has gone forwards and backwards from pacifist to psychopath a couple of too many occasions on The Walking Lifeless. Some new surroundings and an opportunity to department out in different instructions could hold him secure from walker bites or bullets for a couple of extra seasons.