Showrunner Scott Gimple appeared on discussion show Talking Dead when he was asked by host Chris Hardwick to provide fans with some tantalising details of what's to come.
“I say, ‘It’s gonna be bigger, it’s gonna be more intense.' I always mean that, but this year it's the same thing. More intense,” Gimple stated, before continuing: “The first four episodes will melt people’s minds and break their televisions.”
The eighth season is scheduled to begin this coming October and will no doubt pick up where this one's left off: with Alexandria, the Kingdom and the Hilltop -now led by Maggie (Lauren Cohan) - at war with The Saviours.
This episode was dedicated to Bernie Wrightson, a horror illustrator who is a key influence on executive producer and director Greg Nicotero.
The Walking Dead season seven concludes in the UK tonight (3 April) at 9pm on FOX.
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