The Walking Dead Showrunner Eyeing Season 10 Maggie Return
Lauren Cohan's character may be out of the picture for now but she is still a part of this wider world.
By Chris Morse
Although Lauren Cohan's Maggie Rhee will not appear in the remaining episodes of The Walking Dead this season, mostly due to her soft exit from the series after taking on a starring role elsewhere, keeping the character a part of this world to bring back at a later date has been a major point of discussion going into this current season. It would seem that this might be happening sooner rather than later.
According to a chat between showrunner Angela Kang and ComicBook.com, the series is looking into bringing her back for season 10 to tell more of her story. There are some initial conversations going on that should lead to scheduling and fleshing out ideas for this but it is indeed in the works.[blockquote-0]
As we recently learned ahead of the show's season 9 midseason finale, Cohan's lack of a presence on the show is explained by her taking some time to travel with a character named Georgie, who showed up at the Hilltop with plans for rebuilding some key elements of civilization. Not much is known about her group but Maggie's story going forward should certainly lead to us learning more about these other survivors out there that she's spending time with.
It's great to hear that she might be back in the fold soon as opposed to being a character who is off-screen and simply talked about or mentioned in passing, making this "exit" feel like less of a letdown than it seemed like it could be. Nothing is quite official yet but this being in the works should come as a nice sigh of relief to fans of Cohan's character and the show as a whole.
The Walking Dead's midseason finale airs this Sunday night at its usual time on AMC.
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