They’re enemies on display screen, however in actual life, The Strolling Lifeless stars Andrew Lincoln and Jeffrey Dean Morgan could not love one another extra.
Nonetheless, because the duo revealed to E! Information on the present’s massive season eight premiere/100th episode celebration, all of the love on this planet could not cease Lincoln from getting a little bit too into character throughout a struggle scene between Rick and his nemesis, Morgan’s Negan. “We actually do beat one another up,” Morgan admitted concerning the all-too-real scraps between the characters. “He punched me. He broke my nostril.”
“However then he kneed me within the Willy Wonka,” Lincoln mentioned with fun.
“I barely kneed him in his junk and it is like that was payback,” Morgan responded. “No! He dropped me.”
“I did drop him,” Lincoln conceded. “Breaking information!”
So how does one make it as much as his pal after he will get a little bit too carried away and unintentionally breaks his nostril? Not with flowers. “No, he received me a therapeutic massage,” Morgan revealed.
“I did,” Lincoln mentioned. “And a facial!”
Because the season eight premiere made abundantly clear, Rick and his coalition are bringing the struggle to Negan this season, leaving his Sanctuary floor zero for an enormous horde of walkers. Although the struggle is way from over, our hero left his enemy in fairly the pickle. Nonetheless this all out warfare ends on display screen, it is clear that the love off-screen will probably be left in tact.
“In case you had to decide on to work with an actor who’s unbelievably superior, it is Andy Lincoln,” Morgan gushed about his co-star. “We get so excited concerning the alternative each time we get to work collectively, we’re texting one another in pleasure. After which we go to work and it is laborious…”
“It is laborious as s–t, nevertheless it’s nice enjoyable, man,” Lincoln jumped in. “And to work with somebody as skilled and as good as this man—I’ve mentioned it earlier than, however he simply provides to this present in such a singular and delightful method and it is a thrill. It is like tennis—you play with somebody higher than you, you elevate your sport.”
To see the Rick-Negan lovefest, make sure to try the video above!
The Strolling Lifeless airs Sundays at 9 p.m. on AMC.