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‘The Walking Dead’ star responds to emotional reunion in latest episode

The Strolling Useless star Lauren Ridloff has spoken in regards to the heartfelt reunion between her character Connie and sister Kelly (Angel Principle) within the newest episode of the present.

The season 11 episode, entitled ‘On The Inside’, aired on Sunday (September 26). It incorporates a tearful coming collectively of Connie and Kelly for the primary time since season 10.

“I hadn’t seen Angel since earlier than the pandemic,” Ridloff instructed Insider. “It was a very long time and I missed that lady.”

To make sure that the second onscreen felt genuine, Ridloff requested director Greg Nicotero to maintain the pair aside till they filmed the scene for the primary time.

“I didn’t wish to see Angel till the day that we really shot that scene. I needed that scene to be the primary time that I really bodily noticed her, that we noticed one another,” she stated.

“Greg appreciated that concept. He was like, ‘Sure, most positively. Let’s simply make that occur.’”

‘The Strolling Useless’ season 11. CREDIT: AMC

The method paid off. “After we lastly shot that scene, what you really see on display is actual. These had been actual tears.”

Moreover, Ridloff stated that the juxtaposition of their characters’ tales towards the pandemic felt particularly vital.

“It was that sense of reduction that we’re each again collectively. We survived the pandemic and now right here we’re,” she stated. “We’re nonetheless surviving on this apocalypse. I feel it was actually a pleasant parallel.”

Elsewhere, the present’s boss Angela Kang has opened up in regards to the “horrific” ending of the present’s final episode.

Discussing the fourth episode of season 11, ‘Rendition’, Kang defined why the top of the Reachers, Pope, pushed a Reaper right into a campfire the place his pores and skin melted off, after mistakenly believing he had left one other soldier to die.

“It’s fairly graphic,” Kang stated of the scene, in dialog with Leisure Weekly. “That [sic] had been a whole lot of conversations. And I feel typically with human violence, we attempt to be somewhat cautious with it, somewhat extra so than if it’s like zombie gore, which individuals love seeing.”

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