The Walking Dead: Steven Yeun on season 6, says characters are 'completely broken'
Glenn had a rough go of it last season on The Walking Dead. Bob died. Beth died. Noah was eaten right in front of him when Nicholas left them to be zombie chow in the revolving door of doom. And as if all that wasn’t enough, Nicholas then totally shot the poor guy. Like I said, rough stuff.
According to the man who plays Glenn, Steven Yeun, we’ll see the toll all of that has taken when things pick back up in season 6 on Oct. 11. Yeun sat down with EW cameras recently to share his thoughts on what’s to come in season 6, and he painted a somewhat bleak portrait.
“It’s easy to use the buzzwords — to say ‘roller coaster’ or ‘intense,’” says Yeun. “I think last year was a very good indicator of where we’re headed. We’re seeing everybody as who they are now. You’ve found them grizzled. You’ve found them completely broken and shattered and they’ve all witnessed and experienced terrible things. And so you get to see them there. We wear it on our face. We wear it on our body. To see where we’ve evolved to is awesome. So [season] 6 is that, is showing how much has been taken away from us. The end goal is to find some semblance of life that we lost before. I think you’re going to see some deeply emotional character story and you’re also going to see, as we always do, some crazy-ass s—.”
Hey, as long as there’s crazy ass s—, we’re good! To see the always thoughtful Yeun waxing poetic about season 6 for yourself, click on the video player above. And for more Walking Dead scoop, follow me on Twitter @DaltonRoss.
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AMC's zombie thriller, based on the classic comic book serial created by Robert Kirkman.