Producers of the series “Walking Dead” confirmed that the executive director of the former sheriff Rick Grimes, actor Andrew Lincoln (Andrew Lincoln) withdraws from the project after the next season.
The rumor about this appeared several weeks ago, and now the news is officially confirmed. The creator of the series, Robert Kirkman, during an IMDb interview with Kevin Smith at Comic-Con in San Diego confirmed that after the 9th season, “Walking Dead” would be filmed without Lincoln.
The departure of the hero Rick Grimes marks a huge gap with the comics, where Rick remains the lead. “In the end, it depends on Andrew Lincoln. He has been involved in the project for so long, he lives far from the family. This is his decision, “Kirkman said.