"The Walking Dead" Season 7 finale live through the fan-made theories and predictions as Sasha (Sonequa Martin), indeed, took her final bow. As the show ended with a hint of war in the coming "The Walking Dead" Season 8, its showrunner Scott Gimple gave a few tidbits of what to come.
While talking at the "Talking Dead" after "The Walking Dead" Season 7 finale, Gimple revealed that "The Walking Dead" Season 8 will be "bigger and more intense." "I say these things and I've meant them every year and I think we've actually accomplished that," he said, per Comic Book.
He also teased that the first four episodes of "The Walking Dead" Season 8 will make people's minds melt and ending up breaking their television sets. In another interview with TVLine, Gimple also revealed that the upcoming chapter will be far more different from its predecessor.
The executive producer narrated that Rick (Andrew Lincoln) and his group doesn't need to meet in Alexandria every week anymore as there twists and turns happening in "The Walking Dead" Season 8. "Definitely some small-scale things and some large-scale things and a whole different momentum to the story," he went on to say.
Now that they all have conflicts and every problem is out in the open, "The Walking Dead" Season 8 narrative will change a lot. Things are going to come more kinetic and in a fast phase.
Hence, Gimple further explained that the beginning of civilization in "The Walking Dead" Season 8 will be at stake. This is simply because everyone wants to build than to live "this strange half-life serving a despot."
Meanwhile, Gimple also talked about the character of Eugene (Josh McDermitt) in coming "The Walking Dead" Season 8. The role of the 38-year-old star often said that he is now on the side of Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) as, evidently, he hasn't had the courage to fight his fears.