For eight lengthy seasons, Chandler Riggs has starred on AMC’s The Walking Dead as Carl, the younger son of predominant character Rick Grimes. Carl is among the solely authentic characters from Season 1 nonetheless on the present, and followers love to speculate whether or not or not he makes it to the tip of any new season. Whereas his destiny in Season eight remains to be debatable, one factor followers at all times appear to agree on is that this child wants a haircut. Riggs’ lengthy flowing mane has been the butt of a few jokes, and we’ll see if that adjustments after folks get a take a look at his new haircut. Test it out:
Is younger Eugene I see? Nope, that is Chandler Riggs sporting a brand new haircut — a mullet to be precise. Riggs unveiled his new hairdo on his Twitter web page, writing that he was giving his followers a little bit “forewarning.” The Strolling Useless actor needed to reduce his hair for a brand new film, and that film apparently requires him to have a mullet. Riggs did not say far more, however he does not appear to be too huge a fan of it himself, writing that he’d be “stuffing it right into a hat” till he wraps the film.
Whereas we’re left to ponder about this mysterious new film (it is not listed on Riggs’ IMDB web page), The Strolling Useless fans are already starting to take a position that Season eight could possibly be Carl’s final. Whereas followers normally theorize that Carl will die every year, this season appears a bit extra plausible than most. Outdoors of the same old causes like contract negotiations and school training, this season of The Strolling Useless has executed some thematic teasing that Carl could possibly be biting the mud. Followers have additionally speculated that the flash ahead to a teary-eyed Rick could possibly be about Carl’s demise. We might wish to level out that Steven Yeun was signing on for more movie roles, too, earlier than it was confirmed he was getting killed off the present.
No matter Carl’s destiny, followers appear to be taking to Chandler Riggs’ new mullet pretty nicely. Whereas some are already ringing the demise bell, others are having a bit extra enjoyable. Some have in contrast the brand new look to Eugene, one other The Strolling Useless character who’s unapologetically formal within the entrance, however events within the again, and Steve Harrington from Stranger Things. One Twitter fan identified a enjoyable comparability between Eugene and the secrecy of Riggs’ mullet.
We’re undecided what is going on to occur with Carl sooner or later, however The Strolling Useless airs new episodes on Sundays at 9 p.m. ET on AMC. An announcement about Chandler Riggs’ new film is probably going coming quickly, so hold checking in with CinemaBlend for extra film updates.