Of course, we understand if you are still out there reeling from what happened at the end of the “Walking Dead” season 7 premiere on AMC last night. It’s rather hard to not feel that way given what we just saw. This episode was violent, brutal, and probably terrifying in a way that we don’t often see elsewhere on TV.
Were we surprised to los Steven Yeun’s character of Glenn? Not at all, but there is still a rather enormous difference between expecting something and being emotionally prepared for it. While this was a difficult sort of experience for Negan to take on, Yeun admitted on last night’s “Talking Dead” episode that he ultimately wanted it to be Glenn who fell victim of Lucille’s bat. He also described briefly what it was like filming that now-infamous scene, which happened after Negan already killed someone else in Abraham:
“It’s such a gnarly thing to say, but [doing the scene] was very wild … To do it in the way we did it was brave and … Every single person crushed it.”
One thing that was rather interesting for us to hear from Yeun was how he ended up becoming in so many ways antisocial as a result of doing this over the past few months; he felt it was hard to keep the secret, so he stopped talking to many people altogether. We do understand the weight that this have to have on him, given that he was effectively having to say goodbye to a part and a job that he’d had for so many years without many ways to process it other than communicating with a few people he knew from the cast.
Luckily, we imagine that there are still some very-great things coming for him in the future.
If you do want to get some further news regarding the show’s premiere, including a review for everything that transpired, be sure to head over to the link here now! (Photo:AMC.)