Melissa McBride Quits ‘The Walking Dead’ Spinoff About Carol and Daryl


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The end of the series ‘The Walking Dead’ is getting closer, with the premiere of its third and last part of its 11th season, but the future is promising because there are already several confirmed spin-off series, one of them focused on Carol and Daryl, but surprisingly actress Melissa McBride has left the project and will no longer be in the story.

Since the first seasons of AMC’s mother series, the famous actress has played one of the most important and beloved characters in the series: Carol. Who many and many fans hope to continue seeing after the final chapter of the series, but things have changed because Melissa McBride has made the decision to leave the spin off.

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Unlike the spin off of ‘The Walking Dead’ focused on Maggie and Negan, this new adventure between the best friends, Carol and Daryl, does not yet have an official name and at the moment not many details have been revealed about it, but in a new TV Line report, it has been revealed that Melissa McBride will not be part of the cast as originally announced.

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According to the US media report, a spokesperson for ‘The Walking Dead’ said: “Unfortunately, you can no longer participate in the previously announced spin-off centered on the characters of Daryl Dixon and Carol Peletier, which will be set and filmed in Europe this summer and will be released next year”, thus confirming the news.

Relocating to Europe became logistically untenable for Melissa at this point.”

The spin off focused on Carol and Daryl is scheduled to premiere in 2023 just like ‘Isle of the Dead’, and despite the fact that one of its main protagonists is no longer part of the main cast, it has been confirmed that the series will continue its course , but will be focused on the life of the character played by actor Norman Reedus.

AMC does not rule out seeing Melissa McBride again in the zombie universe

Of course this news has left fans of the mother series with their mouths open and deep sadness because when this spin off was confirmed, the news helped make the imminent end of ‘The Walking Dead’ less painful, and the chain AMC television acknowledges that McBride’s departure is somewhat disappointing.

“We know fans will be disappointed with this news, but The Walking Dead Universe continues to grow and expand in exciting ways and we look forward to seeing Carol again in the near future,” the spokesperson told TV Line exclusively, making it clear that there is possibility of seeing the return of dear Carol in the future.

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