David Morrissey is not the one Strolling Useless villain hoping to have his character’s function expanded upon in characteristic movies, as Jeffrey Dean Morgan can be up for doing solo films about Negan. Within the third and fourth seasons of the long-running zombie drama, Morrissey appeared because the nefarious villain generally known as the Governor, the person liable for destroying the jail midway by means of season 4. This week, Morrissey expressed curiosity in reprising the function in a collection of prequel films utilizing The Rise of the Governor novels by Jay Bonansinga as inspiration.
Whereas Negan continues to be round on the tv adaptation of The Strolling Useless, Morgan additionally admits he could be on board for performing some Negan films. As with Morrissey and The Rise of the Governor, Morgan would even have some supply materials to attract from for these initiatives, and that features the brand new one-off Negan Lives graphic novel launched by Robert Kirkman simply final month. Equally, Negan was beforehand given the one-off comedian Here is Negan! in 2017, with the e book divulging the dastardly character’s backstory. If you happen to ask Morgan, each of those tales would make for nice films.
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“I am very fortunate to play him, as a result of he is turn into so well-rounded, and this sort of redemption arc that he is been on has been very attention-grabbing to play,” Morgan mentioned in a video interview on The Strolling Useless YouTube account. “And I feel the Negan Lives comedian e book form of carries that on. It is an awesome little story, it is just a bit slice of a day within the lifetime of [Negan]. It is nice, and I might like to. I at all times needed to movie that, after which the prequel to Negan, there is a comedian e book for that as properly. I would love to try this.”
Definitely, Jeffrey Dean Morgan seems enthusiastic concerning the thought, nevertheless it’s nonetheless value noting that there are presently no plans at AMC to develop any Negan films. As of now, the plan for bringing The Strolling Useless to the large display screen continues to be within the works, with the transfer to films envisioned by producers as a film trilogy starring Andrew Lincoln as Rick Grimes. With film and tv productions getting delayed practically all 12 months lengthy, there hasn’t been many progress updates on these Strolling Useless films, but when they discover success on the field workplace after they lastly arrive, the chances could be larger to see different initiatives like a Negan Lives spinoff.
Even when Negan does not get his personal films, followers of The Strolling Useless will nonetheless be capable to catch him on the present. Negan has grown to turn into probably the most fashionable characters since his controversial entrance into the collection, which noticed him murdering two beloved characters in a very brutal style.
As many different fan favorites have since departed the present since Negan stepped in, Morgan’s function on the present has turn into extra essential than ever, although as with anybody else, the character is at all times as much as doubtlessly die at any time. In different phrases, get pleasure from Negan when you can! You’ll be able to watch the video interview that includes Morgan under, courtesy of The Strolling Useless on YouTube.