Jeffrey Dean Morgan as Negan in The Walking Dead, Season 6.
Jeffrey Dean Morgan as Negan in The Walking Dead, Season 6. Gene Page—AMC

The Walking Dead's Norman Reedus Says Season 7 Is Going to Make the World 'Explode'

May 26, 2016

Warning: This post contains spoilers for the sixth season of The Walking Dead.

Although the closing moments of The Walking Dead's sixth season finale garnered mixed reactions, Norman Reedus — who plays the crossbow-wielding Daryl Dixon on the AMC drama — promises the events of season 7 will totally make up for that doozy of a cliffhanger.

The 47-year-old actor made an appearance on Entertainment Weekly Radio Thursday morning and addressed the question that still has fans talking — who was the victim of Negan's brutal barbwire-covered bat attack? "I don’t like spoilers, to be honest, I don’t want people to tell me the ending to the movie when we sit down in a movie theater. I don’t like them, so I don’t do them," he said.

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Reedus went on to say he believes the ends will justify the means when the show returns. "Trust me. I think probably the planet is going to explode. That’s my feeling. It’s so good," he said of season seven. "Every time we go on a promotional tour talking about what’s going to come, we all say, 'Oh my God, it’s amazing. I can’t wait for you to see it.' But it continually surprises me how this show grows and is put together and the execution of it — no pun intended. It blows my mind. It just continually reaches a new plateau every single time, and this is the highest plateau we’ve ever been. So just wait. It’s worth the wait, trust me."


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