The Walking Dead star Joshua Mikel has revealed that producers rebuffed his makes an attempt to seek out redeeming qualities in his character Jared.
The actor portrayed the Saviors villain on the AMC collection, who appeared to take enjoyment of violence and killed off a variety of characters, together with Benjamin (Logan Miller).
Jared ultimately was killed off himself by a pack of walkers in season eight, and whereas he appeared to don’t have any redeeming qualities on the present, Mikel has revealed that he requested author Scott M Gimple if there was something followers may discover to love about him.
Talking on the Scares That Care 2020 Virtual Convention, Mikel recalled: “I wrote him an e mail at one level being like, ‘Hey man, are there any redeeming qualities about Jared? Is there something that I ought to know? Possibly in some unspecified time in the future he’ll be part of Hilltop and make his method in, ought to I depart any sort of query of that?’”
The actor then revealed the reply: “And he was like, ‘No, man, he’s an asshole via and thru.’”
Gimple has since teased deaths in the episode, suggesting that whoever is taking care of RJ and Judith could need to watch out.
“In the event you take a look at Judith’s historical past of oldsters and guardians, they’re those in peril,” he mentioned.
“Judith is caring for herself fantastic, even caring for RJ. Anyone who will get in that place with Judith winds up going, and she or he got here into this world with a tough form of scenario.
“I’m simply saying, I’m not as frightened about RJ and Judith because the particular person caring for them.”