by DAlton ross

Jeffrey dean morgan and real-life wife hilarie burton played doomed spouses
on The walking dead.

Married
On Screen
and Off

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Josh Stringer/AMC

Morgan and Burton say that every take ended in tears while playing on-screen husband and wife.  

THE EMOTIONAL
ROLLER COASTER THAT IS NEGAN'S BACKSTORY

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    on working alongside burton

Jeffrey dean morgan

"I'm not gonna lie.
I was nervous as hell going in.
i didn't know how she would be."

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Morgan explains, "I'm so f---ing thankful, because this is the story I want to tell. This gives that final side to Negan, that puts the pieces together.   

PERFECT TIME TO TELL NEGAN'S STORY

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on the responsibility of bring lucille to life

hilarie burton

"i was pretty intimidated because the mythology of lucille has been built up so much over the years."

Josh Stringer/AMC

Burton says, "Lucille is not a flower. She's a brassy chick, and she could certainly hold her own with Negan.

MAINTAINING
LUCILLE'S EDGE

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