12 September 2017 4:13 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Ever since Jeffrey Dean Morgan first appeared with his barbed baseball bat Lucille at the end of The Walking Dead‘s sixth season, Negan has totally stolen the show. Still, despite the uber-villain having quite a large role in season 7, we didn’t learn anything about his pre-apocalypse past. As it stands, there isn’t much to humanize the character beyond his gleeful evil-doing.

During a special preview of the season 8 premiere that aired on Sunday, however, Morgan revealed that bits and pieces about Negan’s past will start to come out over the next run. The catalyst for this will be the unlikely friendship that will build up between Negan and Eugene, who previously betrayed the Alexandrians and switched sides to the Saviors.

“The little slivers of backstory that we’re hopefully will find out, it’s important to have someone like Josh, or Eugene, on Negan’s side. »

- Christian Bone

Report a problem

Similar News Items

"The Walking Dead" (2010)
Robert Kirkman
Jeffrey Dean Morgan

IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners