He lives! In an intense new teaser for ‘The Walking Dead’s return, Carl is still barely holding on as Negan and the Saviors gear up for the fight of their lives.
When The Walking Dead‘s eighth season picks back up on Sunday, February 25, Carl (Chandler Riggs) will still be alive — but barely. A new teaser shows Rick (Andrew Lincoln) and Michonne (Danai Gurira) carrying a very sick, weak looking Carl as Alexandria burns behind them. We later see a brief glimpse of Carl taking in a quiet moment under the sun as his voiceover seems to tell Rick about something his mom, Lori, said right before she died. As diehard fans will remember, she told Carl he was going to “beat this world” — but it turns out she was very wrong. Now Carl thinks it’s his dad, Rick, who will actually be able to beat it instead.
While we’re happy to see that Carl is still kicking (at least for now), the rest of the teaser is filled with some seriously intense moments. For example, Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) makes it very clear the Saviors are ready to start fighting back. Meanwhile, with Alexandria burnt to the ground and no longer safe, everyone moves in to The Hilltop where Maggie (Lauren Cohan) is currently keeping things in check. We also get to watch as, once again, Rick threatens Negan’s life — this time over a walkie talkie. This is a throwback to when Rick originally told Negan that he would kill him right after Glenn and Abraham’s heads were smashed in by Lucille. Apparently Rick intends on keeping that promise, but will he be able to achieve it before season eight ends?
Tell us, HollywoodLifers — What do YOU think of the new Walking Dead teaser? Do YOU think we’re going to see Carl die in the mid-season premiere on February 25? Comment below, let us know!