Getting killed off of certainly one of TV’s hottest exhibits is one thing few actors can be readily enthusiastic about, however anybody who joins The Strolling Useless is aware of that the gig would possibly solely be non permanent. Nonetheless, that does not imply each loss of life will really feel notably justified or emotionally pleasing. And former star Laurie Holden did not mince her phrases lately when discussing the Season 3 death of her character Andrea, in addition to what led as much as it. This is how she put it:
I believe the departure from e book Andrea to the display screen was a mistake. I imply, it is not like I could not pull it off. I believe the entire stuff that they wrote about Andrea and the Governor was full and utter nonsense. I did the perfect that I may to inform that narrative and to justify it the place Andrea stored her coronary heart.
For individuals who want a quick recap, Andrea spent a lot of Season three inside Woodbury’s partitions as a detailed confidante for The Governor, no matter whether or not that really made sense or not. Because the season began to come back to a detailed, Andrea turned conscious of her quasi-beau’s general plans to kill Rick’s crew, however her makes an attempt to warn everybody are thwarted, and she or he was put in The Governor’s torture chamber, the place a walker-fied Milton finally chomped on her neck. She was a minimum of given a considerably honorable exit in taking herself out earlier than turning right into a zombie herself. Many followers felt it was a deserved loss of life below the circumstances, as that small display screen model of Andrea was miles away from the supply materials, but it surely appears like Laurie Holden wasn’t too joyful about the best way any of it went down.
I doubt there will likely be quite a lot of comedian readers disagreeing with Laurie Holden’s sentiments, which she shared throughout a latest Walker Stalker Con occasion. In any case, the comics’ Andrea was all the time a morally grounded and dutiful character whose character mainly by no means strayed from the realm of heroism. So when the TV character first determined to stay round Woodbury to enchantment to The Governor’s extra humane aspect, it was fairly a kick within the tooth. And for anybody who blindly assumed she would later discover her manner again to being a badass, it was much more of a pisser when she was pressured to spend a number of episodes tied to a chair earlier than facing her death.
To be honest, Laurie Holden has appreciation for some particulars behind Andrea’s loss of life, however nonetheless would not like the best way the character’s story was gutted for TV. In her phrases:
I like Scott Gimple for giving me a stunning loss of life with redemption so that you just understood, and she or he wasn’t a sufferer — she died on her personal phrases. However I believe that there was a lot lovely narrative that was misplaced, and that she ought to have been there for a very long time and been the chief that [Robert] Kirkman created within the comedian e book.
It undoubtedly appeared odd for The Strolling Useless to kill off certainly one of its feminine leads at that time, particularly realizing how essential Andrea bought within the comics, each for the general story and for Rick and Carl, with whom she finally bought familial with. In fact, the present mainly slotted Michonne into that spot, along with her warrior character taking on aspects of Andrea’s storyline, from the Rick-lationship to the sharpshooting, so it is not like Andrea’s presence was eradicated altogether. However nonetheless…Laurie Holden is not the one one with regrets and ideas about what might need been.
The Strolling Useless is totally faraway from the timeframe through which Andrea was a serious participant, and followers can discover it kicking off Rick and Negan’s All Out Conflict when Season eight hits AMC on Sunday, October 22, at 9:00 p.m. ET. Hit up our fall premiere schedule to see when every little thing else is hitting the small display screen quickly.