The 'Walking Dead' Cast Was Traumatized by the Finale, and You Probably Will Be Too

Norman Reedus said he couldn't speak for an hour after watching a cut of the finale.

The 'Walking Dead' Cast Was Traumatized by the Finale, and You Probably Will Be Too


By now you probably know that Negan is coming to The Walking Dead and nothing will ever be the same again. The Season 6 finale of the series airs this Sunday night, and faithful fans are steeling themselves for a rough evening. Is Daryl a goner? He was shot by Dwight in the penultimate episode and the splash of blood across the camera lens seemed pretty darn foreboding. Or is it Glenn who we really need to be worried about?

Whatever angst you're feeling about the upcoming finale, rest assured that the stars of the show are feeling it too. Which, actually, only makes us feel more worried. Here's what Andrew Lincoln, Lauren Cohan, and others have had to say about the game-changing finale:

Andrew Lincoln (via EW)

I felt sick to my stomach when I read the script. It was the first day in the whole six years of working on The Walking Dead that I was late for work because I woke up in the middle of the night and I couldn’t get back to sleep. I was so angry and frustrated and I felt sick. And that was just after reading it.”

Lauren Cohan (via EW)

I didn’t want to go to work that day. It took a really, really long time for everybody to feel okay again after the finale, let’s put it that way.”

Josh McDermitt (via EW)

I threw the script across the room... These episodes certainly sit with you for a while, and I don’t know that I will love that."

And now Norman Reedus has added his voice to the worrisome chorus. He recently told Entertainment Weekly:

I couldn’t speak after I watched it. And, of course, I knew what was happening, and what was going to happen, and who was involved, but I got to tell you, I couldn’t speak for like an hour."

Consider us CONCERNED for the fate of basically every single character on the show. The Walking Dead will officially be the end of us.

The 'Walking Dead' Cast Was Traumatized by the Finale, and You Probably Will Be Too

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