Published On: Sat, Jan 13th, 2018

‘The Walking Dead’ Renewed For Season 9, Making Huge Change After Carl Death Backlash

walking dead renewed for season 9

The Walking Dead has officially been renewed for Season 9 at AMC. The news comes just weeks after the series aired it’s mid-season finale, in which they decided to kill off one of the most beloved and important characters on the show, Carl Grimes. With the news of a the renewal also comes news of a brand new showrunner for the upcoming season.

According to a Jan. 13 report by TVLine, Scott M. Gimple, will be out as showrunner for The Walking Dead in Season 9. This news proceeds Gimple being under heavy criticism by fans for his decision to kill off Carl Grimes, played by actor Chandler Riggs. However, Gimple was not fired, nor was he punished for his decision to kill Carl. Instead, Scott M. Gimple has gotten a promotion and will now be serving as chief content officer for both The Walking Dead and it’s spin-off, Fear The Walking Dead, going forward.

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‘The Walking Dead’ Renewed For Season 9, Making Huge Change After Carl Death Backlash