Jon Bernthal returns to The Walking Dead fold on Sunday's episode, and though we don't have details about the nature of his return we do know what he looks like thanks to Greg Nicotero, who shared this photo of Lincoln and Bernthal on set. The former Deputy Sheriff, who has been the heart and soul of this series over the past eight-and-a-half seasons is departing, and AMC have made sure to cash in on that fact.
This week's episode of The Walking Dead may have been the most consequential episode of the series in nine years. Jeffrey Dean Morgan, who plays the villainous Negan, led the cast with one of the more heartfelt tombstone suggestions, proposing "Here lies Rick Grimes, the pain in the ass that I will love until the day I die".
London-born Lincoln, 45, announced his Walking Dead departure earlier this year and viewers have been waiting eagerly to see how his character leaves the show.
Happy with that or is this the point where you're done and dusted with The Walking Dead?
So, where will we meet up with Rick?
Based on the comic book series written by Robert Kirkman and published by Image Comics, "The Walking Dead" reigns the number one drama on television among adults 18-49 for the last six seasons.
If you haven't seen tonight's episode of The Walking Dead, What Comes After, there will be MASSIVE SPOILERS below, so read on at your own risk.
As part of Gimple's multi-year plan for The Walking Dead Universe, there are other projects now in development, including additional films, specials, series, digital content and more.
He added: "And I like the idea that we get to tell a bigger story, maybe with a sort of wider vista". "I want to know why we keep seeing helicopters flying around".
"I've always been interested in what's going on out there, you know, whether or not there is contact with the wider world". The movies are scheduled to begin production in 2019. "What's going on? What have the grown-ups been doing while we've been scrambling around in the dirt?"