The Walking Dead: Rick Won’t Lose His Hand, Says Creator

The Walking Dead‘s been known to deviate from its original source material. The AMC series, adapted from the comic book of the same name, made some major changes to the storyline in its first season when it avoided killing off the character of Shane, who died after six issues of the comic. Now, comic creator and television writer Robert Kirkman has stated that there’s one more deviation he really wants to make: “One thing I’m adamant about is I don’t think that we should cut Rick’s hand off [on television].”

Kirkman told reporters that he doesn’t think he made the right decision when he had the sadistic Governor (a main antagonist in the comic series) chop off Rick’s hand. “When I’m writing a comic book, I don’t think about what I’m doing. I go, ‘Oh, it’d be pretty cool if they cut his hand off right now. That’d be pretty shocking, right?’. Then I do it, and five issues later, I write ‘Rick opens a can of beans’ and then I look at the script and think ‘He can’t do that now’. I didn’t even think that through.”

The Walking Dead will begin its second season on AMC in October. Check out the official trailer here.

Leave a Reply

All You Need to Know about Amazon’s “The Tick” Reboot
5 TV Shows that Have Been On Way Longer Than you Think
20 Ninja Movies You Need to See at Least Once in Your Lifetime
ESL Brawlers: Everything You Need to Know
Our Favorite Stay at Home Dads in Movies
Five Things Movies Always Get Wrong about Farmers
Our Five Favorite Volkswagen Beetles in Movies
Five Comedians Who Nailed Serious Roles When They Were Given the Chance
The Top Uses of Scandal’s “The Warrior” in Movies
The Top Five Uses of “Singin’ in the Rain” in Movies
The Top Five Uses of “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” in Movies
The Best Uses of Dean Martin Songs in Movies
Why Isn’t There a Hard Knocks Show for the NBA, MLB, or NHL?
Was Conor McGregor Joking with his Training Video Response to Mayweather’s?
James Harden Looking at Nicki Minaj is Where His Defensive Intensity Needs to Be
The Hype Trailer for the Floyd Mayweather – Conor McGregor Fight is Kind of Awesome
Cool Wonder Woman Movie 8 Bit Arcade Game Mock Up
An Overview of Super Nintendo World in Japan
Trailer For South Park: The Fractured But Whole Makes Fun of Bad Comic Book Movies
Live-Action Mario Kart Short Film Gets Real Dark, Really Quickly
Dwayne Johnson is Registered to Make a Run at President
Five Things You didn’t Know about Mena Massoud
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Okwui Okpokwasili
Five Actors You Might Not Realize do Voiceover Commercials