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“We are the ones who live,” was a key line within the tv adaptation of Robert Kirkman’s comedian “The Walking Dead,” which ran from 2010 to 2022 as some of the profitable collection on American tv. And beneath this title, “The Ones Who Live”, Kirkman's most important character Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) returns to the display screen in what’s now the sixth spin-off of the collection. It is the return of a personality from the story a couple of group of survivors of the zombie apocalypse who fought towards zombies, starvation, betrayal and insanity over eleven seasons in a world gone awry.

He awakens in a world populated by the undead

Grimes appeared at the start of the story as a deputy sheriff from Atlanta who was in a coma after a mission and woke as much as discover a world populated by biting undead and during which a handful of individuals are struggling for survival and more and more scarce assets. Kirkman paradoxically ended his comedian in 2019, on the eve of the pandemic, attributable to an absence of recent concepts. The tv model not solely survived the pandemic, it additionally spawned a complete collection of spin-offs: “Fear the Walking Dead” (2015-2023), “World Beyond” (2020-2021), “Tales of the Walking Dead” (2022 ), “Dead City” (since 2023), “Daryl Dixon” (since 2023) and now “The Ones Who Live”.

Rick Grimes disappeared within the ninth season: After blowing up a bridge in an act of self-sacrifice to cease the advance of an enormous horde of zombies, he was final seen severely injured being transported away in a mysterious helicopter. Since then, his spouse Michonne (Danai Gurira), who can also be celebrating a comeback, has been in search of him.

Ready for Battle: Danai Gurira as Michonne.

Ready for Battle: Danai Gurira as Michonne.

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Danai Gurira, who co-created the brand new collection with Lincoln and the unique collection' former head producer Scott Gimple, debuted within the third season. Her loner Michonne, armed with a Japanese katana sword, quickly fought alongside Rick and his comrades towards the zombies and different teams of survivors. Rick and Michonne turned a pair; Like many others, they struggled with the query of find out how to stay human within the face of horror – particularly with regard to future generations, which embrace Rick's youngsters Carl and Judith, Michonne's son Andre and their son RJ (or counted: Carl and Andre fell sufferer to the zombies).

The “Civic Republic” solely tolerates obedient residents

Years later, the story picks up the thread once more: Rick has landed in a secret metropolis, the “Civic Republic”, during which a strictly shielded new civilization has been constructed. No one is allowed to depart the town; Outsiders are solely allowed in if they are often seen as helpful, i.e. obedient residents.

Grimes doesn't need to be right here. When the story begins, he has made 4 unsuccessful escape makes an attempt. He doesn't match into this rigorous order that leaves free spirits and different potential “security disruptors”, so-called A-types, to the marauding hordes on the gates. But the Civic Republic Military, or CRM, is set to harness Rick's combating spirit. Michonne continues her determined seek for Rick, and when the 2 lastly come nose to nose once more, it turns into obvious that issues are much more difficult than anticipated.

“The Walking Dead” was about far more than the zombies, which Robert Kirkman described as “background music.” How do teams of survivors cooperate and compete? How are freedom, safety and justice to be assured? What character traits emerge beneath strain? Can there be neighborhood in a world the place nobody might be trusted? “The Ones Who Live” additionally has a political framework: Do you agree within the “security” of a dictatorship? Or do you combat for freedom and humanity?

“The Ones Who Live” is populated with fascinating characters, together with Michonne's clever pal Nat (Matthew August Jeffers) and Rick's military buddy Pearl Thorne (Leslie-Ann Brandt), who needs to pursue a navy profession and be taught the secrets and techniques of the CRM. In addition, Jadis (Pollyanna McIntosh), Rick's former companion, seems, who contributed to his “rescue” and now turns into his nemesis as a defender of the Civil Republic.

In the unique collection, “We are the ones who live” was additionally the antithesis to the characters' concern that they too had been simply the strolling lifeless. Grimes compares his existence to that of an undead, and, as with the lack of his spouse Lori, despair offers him hallucinations. Of all issues, hope might lie in a saying from Grimes' navy commander Okafor (Craig Tate): If anybody is prepared to avoid wasting the world, it's Rick Grimes. But first, as turns into clear within the first three episodes of The Ones Who Live, he should save himself.

The Ones Who Livefrom immediately on Magenta TV.