'The Walking Dead's' Melissa McBride: 'Some people are gonna die'


When we talked to "The Walking Dead's" Melissa McBride (she plays anguished mother Carol Peletier) at the Television Critic Association's Winter press tour, we didn't yet know that cast mate Jon Bernthal -- who plays Shane -- may be leaving the show (if rumors about his plans to star in another project are true) by season's end. Now that we do have that information it makes this statement seem that much more interesting to consider:"Some people are gonna die," she told us, without embellishment. We're figuring she'd hardly make that kind of statement unless she meant actual cast members. Right? And as the first half of the season showed us, the show's creative team doesn't shy away from killing off some of its more sympathetic -- and promising -- characters. We lost both the utterly sympathetic Sophia, Carol's daughter played by Madison Lintz, and Otis (Pruitt Taylor Vince in a role we'd hoped would last...



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