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See Negan for the Very First Time in The Walking Dead‘s New Trailer

"Hi, I'm Negan"

Although The Walking Dead has been teasing the introduction of the villainous Negan for quite some time now, he has yet to make an appearance on the AMC drama. But a new trailer for the season six finale of the show gives fans their first glimpse of the big bad guy and his infamous weapon of choice, “Lucille,” a barbwire-covered baseball bat.

The promo for “Last Day on Earth” was released by Fox Netherlands and hints at the inevitable confrontation between the Rick Grimes-led Alexandrians and Negan’s Saviors. At around the 19-second mark, viewers can see a shot of the character — who will be played by Jeffrey Dean Morgan — from the back.

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Robert Kirkman, the series’ executive producer, recently told Entertainment Weekly that Negan will be the catalyst for a dark turn in the already brutal show: “Negan is kind of an atomic bomb that’s going to be dropped on the show, and the show will probably never be the same after that. So buckle up, I guess?”

The next episode of The Walking Dead, “East,” will air on AMC on Sunday at 9 p.m. EST.

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