The Walking Dead Season 3: Carl to Become Stronger

For fans of AMC's The Walking Dead who were growing tired of Carl never being in the damn house, there is hope on the horizon. It now looks like, in the future, Carl will be the one telling other people to stay in the house instead. 

Talking to TVGuide, Walking Dead showrunner Glen Mazzara commented on Carl's evolution in the upcoming third season, which is slated to premiere in October. "We're interested in exploring Carl as a child soldier in this war against the walkers," Mazzara shared. "He becomes a very, very effective, strong part of the group. He's no longer the young child who needs to be cared for and who needs to be minded. That Carl is gone."

That's all facilitated, in part, by his killing of zombie Shane at the end of the penultimate episode of season 2, "Better Angels," as well as his indirect responsibility for Dale's demise in the episode before.

In the graphic novels on which the series was based, Carl shot non-zombie Shane in the neck, killing him to defend his father. The comic book version of Carl is significantly darker than he has been portrayed on the television series thus far; he's committed several shocking killings, and has been in life-threatening situations too many times to count (Otis shooting him wasn't the last time Carl was shot). Whether or not Carl follows this dark moral path set by the source material remains to be seen, but at least he'll no longer be just a kid to be rescued by the time the third season rolls around.

The Walking Dead's third season will premiere in October. 

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Written by: mcpherson
Jun 19th, 2012, 7:13 pm


Message Posted On Feb 17th, 2014, 9:49 am
carl shall live!!!!!!!

Message Posted On Aug 1st, 2012, 4:21 pm
Or better yet, my birthday is just around the corner. It would be nicier if any of the cast (especially Daryl) will be the one to give that copy to me as a birthday gift. That is if the cast of my favorite WALKING DEAD SERIES allow me to include that in my request. :)

Message Posted On Aug 1st, 2012, 4:13 pm
I would like to see the father & son tandem (Morgan & Duane). I really missed them a lot, i keep on looking to all walkers as if they belong to them already. And also, i would like to see the daughter & son of Andrew in the first webisodes. I forgot the name of their mother that met a car accident near their home. She even sacrificed herself so that the walkers will not run after to her kids. And speaking of who will be the next to die, please don't let Lori died in this finale. Let it Andrea instead. I would like also to request a COMPLETE COPY of this series, i dont care how much it may cost here in the Philippines as long as it is an original one. Thank you for giving me a chance to be part of this comment.

Message Posted On Jun 20th, 2012, 10:45 pm
OMG please no... I can't stand this little kid. I spent most of the series hoping he would turn into a zombie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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