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DEATH WISH

THE WALKING DEAD PREPARES TO SAY GOODBYE TO ANOTHER ORIGINAL CHARACTER, ONE WHOSE FINAL WORDS COULD ALTER THE COURSE OF THE SEASON.

IT’S A BEAUTIFUL 71-DEGREE NOVEMBER AFTERNOON on set of The Walking Dead, and this picture-perfect scene in Griffin, Ga., is the setting for one of the most highly anticipated filming days of season 8. A buzz has been building among cast and crew for what is about to go down.

Is this the moment when Rick finally defeats Negan? (Not exactly.) Is it the scene where Maggie avenges the brutal death of her soul mate? (No, not that.) Is today the day we find out Carl was not actually bitten by a zombie and was just trying to punk his dad? (Negative.) Nope, today is the day Eugene barfs his guts out.

“Please have the vomit rig standing by,” calls out an assistant director. And it’s not just any vomit rig. This is the same vomit rig used to explosive effect by Kurt Russell in Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight—a rig featuring a tube filled with a mixture of almond milk, macaroni and cheese,

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