The Walking Dead season 10 : the kiss from episode 4, an idea of Danai Gurira

The Walking Dead saison 10 : le baiser de l'épisode 4, une idée de Danai Gurira

The Walking Dead season 10 : the kiss from episode 4 explained

Two characters are brought closer together in episode 4 of season 10 of The Walking Dead aired this Sunday in the United States on AMC and available for us in the US+24 sur MyTF1VOD. A kiss was exchanged between these two heroes which reveals the identity a little further down. An idea that comes from reality of Danai Gurira who plays Michonne in the series. Warning, this article contains spoilers.

Even during the apocalypse, there can be a reconciliation. The seasons of The Walking Dead, several couples have formed : Glenn and Maggie, Denise and Tara, Ezekiel and Carol and Rick and Michonne are loved. Teasé in the trailer of season 10, a new rapprochement took place in the series.

Michonne and Ezekiel kiss

In episode 4 of season 10 of The Walking Dead, it was not in great shape to Ezekiel (Khary Payton), who is still struggling to recover from the death of Henry (Matt Lintz), was killed by the Whisperers (Whisperers in the original version). Then he wanted to put an end to his life by jumping off a platform, Michonne (Danai Gurira) saved him… and kissed him. A closeness that should finally launch a new love triangle since Michonne and Ezekiel have decided that a love story between them would not work. A nod to the comics since Michonne and Ezekiel are in a couple in the work of Robert Kirkman. It was the first kiss of Michonne since the “death” of Rick (the survivors still think, that he is dead while he has in fact been saved in episode 5 of season 9, which marked the departure of Andrew Lincoln).

The Walking Dead saison 10 : le baiser de l'épisode 4, une idée de Danai Gurira

The Walking Dead season 10 : Ezekiel and Michonne are embassent in episode 4

Danai Gurira had the idea of the kiss

A kiss that one has to… Danai Gurira. As told to Angela Kang, the showrunner of The Walking Dead, with Entertainment Weekly, it is the actress who spoke of this approximation, and given the idea of a kiss between the two characters. “I had a conversation with Danai and she said : ‘You know, it would be interesting if someone tried to kiss Michonne and responsive’. Because Michonne is also the face of things and it has not explored his life, romantic or sexual, since the death is supposed to Rick.” confided Angela Kang. She explained to have initially been rather against the idea before finally integrate it into the scenario.

But don’t think Michonne will get closer to Ezekiel before his grand departure. “Ezekiel feels alone and very sad. It is obscured a bit for a second and realize immediately that it has done anything,” says Angela Kang, who also confides : “there are a lot of factors that have contributed to this kiss, but it seems to us to be the kind of thing that happens sometimes between friends, and it was thought that it would be interesting to explore. We see that Michonne is very tender with him, knowing that it comes from a time when it was not going well. He suffers a lot and is lost“.

Season 10 of The Walking Dead continues on Sundays in the US on AMC and on every Monday in the US+24 on OCS.

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