The Walking Dead: Scott Gimple reveals which episode was the most traumatic to write


This episode of Season 7 of The Walking Dead was very disturbing for Scott Gimple to write.

It is not a surprise ! In an interview given to the site Looper, the showrunneur Scott Gimple confided which episode of the series had been the hardest and most unpleasant for him to write. Indeed, the latter admitted that he had been “ traumatic enough to enter a dark state of mind “to imagine the season premiere of season 7 The Day Will Come When You Won't Be . A landmark episode that deeply shocked aficionados of the show in addition to causing controversy on the day of its release. And for good reason, he tells the two tragic disappearances of Abraham (Michael Cudlitz) and Glenn (Steven Yeun), killed by Negan. Deaths deemed too trashy and highly criticized by fans as well as some stars of The Walking Dead .

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Bringing this bloody scene from Season 7 to life was “ extremely difficult “for Scott Gimple. As he says: This episode was really painful to write, and I think I experienced it from Rick, Maggie, Sasha and Rosita's perspective, feeling their pain . With a scenario like this, we are focused and we only work on that, we have more than that in our life. was, from a writing point of view, very difficult to achieve. To live only in the imagination of this episode, then to shoot it and live it “. Before concluding: “Especially since I was close to Steven Yeun and Michael Cudlitz. To write this episode correctly , I think you had to feel it, and it was quite traumatic. Because even though all the deaths were very hard, for this one, I had to somehow really have lived it to write it “. We now understand better why this sequence described as “ sadistic and graphically violent “was hard for him to imagine!

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