Many fans don’t know, but the most tragic moment of The Walking Dead’s finale happened at the request of Christian Serratos – one of the most popular actresses on the series. On social networks, the scene gives what to talk about. Surprisingly, the latest installment of the zombie series doesn’t feature many deaths. But the ones that do, reach deep into the hearts of fans.
The final episodes of The Walking Dead, it is worth remembering, adapt the series’ comics and show the long-awaited war between the Commonwealth and the other communities of survivors.
But the end of The Walking Dead is actually just another beginning! The zombie universe continues to live on with several spin-offs such as Fear the Walking Dead, World Beyond and the upcoming series of Maggie, Negan, Daryl and Rick Grimes.
We reveal below why Christian Serratos demanded the inclusion of the saddest scene at the end of The Walking Dead; check out.
Christian Serratos asked Rosita to die on The Walking Dead
The most important death at the end of The Walking Dead is definitely Rosita, Christian Serratos’ character.
In one of the most emotional scenes of the series, the character says goodbye to friends and loved ones before facing death in the last minutes of the episode.
Rosita’s fate, however, is sealed at the beginning of the chapter, when the character falls into a horde of zombies. Initially, the series implies that Rosita escapes unharmed.
However, as the episode progresses, Rosita reveals to Eugene that one of the undead has bitten her in the back. In other words: not even an amputation could save her.
It’s a tragic ending for one of The Walking Dead’s most beloved characters. Rosita, it is worth remembering, is introduced in the 4th season of the series.
In Robert Kirkman’s comics, Rosita’s fate is quite different. The character dies in the Whisperers plot, in a much more violent way.
Surprisingly, it was Christian Serratos herself who asked Rosita to die in the finale of The Walking Dead. The actress discussed the matter in a chat with the site Entertainment Weekly🇧🇷
“I fell in love with The Walking Dead for the way the series stirs our emotions. So I wanted to give the audience an emotional experience in the final episode. I think in a series like this, we must lose someone important at the end. I know it sounds tragic, but we had to break fans’ hearts one last time.”
Greg Nicotero, producer of The Walking Dead, also confirmed Christian Serratos’ involvement in Rosita’s fate.
“In this particular case, she (Serratos) wanted to do this because she wanted her character to have a great story and a great legacy. I think she did a sensational job”, commented the producer.
The final season of The Walking Dead aired its final chapter on November 20th. In Brazil, the episodes are available on Star+. Click here to subscribe to the stream.
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