The Walking Dead Rick Grimes Movie Writers "Fine-Tuning" Script

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The Walking Dead film bringing back Andrew Lincoln as Rick Grimes is in the stage of script 'fine-tuning,' says screenwriter Scott Gimple, who also doubles as The Walking Dead Universe chief content officer. Gimple first announced the planned movie trilogy following Lincoln's final episode of The [...]
The Walking Dead film bringing back Andrew Lincoln as Rick Grimes is in the stage of script "fine-tuning," says screenwriter Scott Gimple, who also doubles as The Walking Dead Universe chief content officer. Gimple first announced the planned movie trilogy following Lincoln's final episode of The Walking Dead in November 2018, which ended with Rick gravely wounded but alive when Anne (Pollyanna McIntosh) rescued him, shuttling him away aboard a helicopter belonging to the Civil Republic Military. The fallout from Rick's apparent death has since played out in Seasons 9 and 10 of The Walking Dead, including in the exit episode for Danai Gurira's Michonne, where she finally learned her partner is still alive. Michonne set out to follow a lead on the missing Rick Grimes, whose story will be told on the big screen — eventually.

"That's totally in the writing phase, the phone call phase and the discussion phase," Gimple told The Hollywood Reporter of the still-untitled first Walking Dead feature. "We've been fine-tuning that and playing around with it for a while.…
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