“It needed to be a little graphic and awesome”
on foot dead Boss Angela Kang has opened up about the “terrible” ending of the show’s last episode.
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While discussing the season 11 fourth episode, ‘Rendition’, Kang explains why Pope, the head of the Reachers, pushed a reaper into a campfire, where his skin melted, after mistakenly believing he had killed another. The soldier was left to die.
“It’s very graphic,” Kang said of the scene, in conversation with Entertainment Weekly. “that [sic] There was a lot of conversation. And I think sometimes with human violence, we try to be a little bit careful with it, a little more than if it’s the kind of zombie gore that people love to watch.
“I think with that, because this is a villain killing a villain, we need to show how cruel and unpredictable Pope can be. I mean, he threw this guy into the fire because he had to Felt he hadn’t done a good job of protecting his friend.
“But go back and look at the episode where this incident happened. The boys were fighting and he took off with his friend. It’s just that our guys did him a little bit better, you know?”
Describing Pope’s “crazy ideas”, Kang continued: “So in order to transcend this, we realized that ultimately it needed to be a little graphic and sinister. I personally don’t have much tears for this guy. I am shedding those who went after our people and tried to harm them.”
Kang first. considered the legacy of the walking dead, calling the “sense of community” the “most meaningful” I found on the show.
“There are a lot of people who are like, ‘I haven’t seen anyone like me on TV very much, but I’ve seen them on the show, and that helped me and my family either understand or feel better. Got it. Myself’,” she said
“And I know a lot of our fans have found community with each other as well. It’s that sense of community that’s most meaningful, I think, for a lot of us who work on the show.”