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The Walking Dead wasn't kidding when they told fans that season 9 would be a whole new era for the show. With that in mind, it's not hard to imagine The Walking Dead getting additional mileage out of its supporting cast ensemble for at least a few more seasons.

That was a statement from a Kenny BooYah on Twitter, and it is a sentiment that is being commonly expressed on social media after news surfaced on Wednesday, May 30 that Andrew Lincoln, who plays Rick Grimes, the main star in the hit AMC zombie apocalypse series, "The Walking Dead" is reportedly leaving the show after Season 9.


The Walking Dead airs on AMC in the USA and on FOX and NOW TV in the UK. The actress is also set to take a starring role in a new series on order for ABC, called "Whiskey Cavalier".

While notions like Norman Reedus' Daryl Dixon taking over as the lead character are exciting to consider at the moment, there is inevitably a big looming question hanging over any such kind of decision: will it be enough? According to Deadline, the actor has signed a new $20 million contract for his role.


Characters such as Glenn, Tyreese, Noah, Beth, Hershel, and more have been killed off the show, as ratings began to decline.

The Walking Dead stars Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Lauren Cohan, Danai Gurira, Melissa McBride, Lennie James, Sonequa Martin-Green, Alanna Masterson, Christian Serratos, Josh McDermitt, Seth Gilliam, Ross Marquand, Austin Nichols, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Tom Payne, Austin Amelio, Xander Berkeley, Pollyanna McIntosh, Steven Ogg, and Katelyn Nacon. Although the AMC series often changed up bits and pieces of the source material in its earlier days, the stories followed the same path as the comic. Andrew Lincoln, who plays Rick Grimes, has been the shows major player since day one and is now ready to take his talents elsewhere. In addition, AMC is expected to make the announcement ahead of Lincoln's last episodes.


Given that The Walking Dead is now one of the highest rated shows in its 18-49 demographic, we're sure AMC will be able to foot the bill.

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