The Walking Dead Season Eight isn't done killing characters just yet.
Primed for a big episode in Sunday's Dead or Alive Or, the eleventh of The Walking Dead's current batch, Father Gabriel actor Seth Gilliam only needs two words to tease the episodes which round out Season Eight: "More death."
The list of characters killed in The Walking Dead Season Eight includes Jordan Woods-Robinson's Eric, the CGI tiger Shiva, and the big shocking sendoff of Chandler Riggs and his Carl Grimes. "It does take its toll." Gilliam says of the deaths. "It's one of the reasons I'm actually excited to be here in London [for Walker Stalker Con], now, is a chance to see people I haven't seen in quite a while, people who I had gotten accustomed to hanging out with and spending time with."
For Gilliam, Season Eight has been unlike any other. His Father Gabriel character found himself trapped among the Saviors following the Season Eight premiere's narrative. He has, as a result, had an opportunity to work with different cast members as opposed to the family he's been with since joining the AMC show.
"It's been pretty cool, it's been pretty cool to be in different worlds while still being in the same world of Walking Dead," Gilliam said. "You know? To being on different sets and working with different actors. I love working with Josh [McDermitt] and with Jeffrey [Dean Morgan], so I was excited to be able to have the opportunity to do that."
Gilliam's full interview, recapping Episode 8x11, will air during ComicBook.com's After the Dead show immediately following The Walking Dead on Sunday night. ComicBook.com's After the Dead is hosted by The Walking Dead insider Brandon Davis and fellow expert Janell Wheeler. During the 30-minute episode viewable for free on the official ComicBook NOW Facebook page and ComicBook.com Originals YouTube channel, Davis and Wheeler will engage a live comment section and share their thoughts of The Walking Dead's most recent episodes as well as what to expect from future installments.
The Walking Dead airs Sundays at 9 pm ET on AMC. Fear the Walking Dead will debut its fourth season after The Walking Dead concludes its eighth, at 10 pm ET on April 15. For complete coverage and insider info all year long, follow @BrandonDavisBD on Twitter.