Six “additional” episodes of The Walking Dead’s tenth season are coming to AMC in early 2021. In one of those episodes, we’ll get to meet Lucille, the wife Jeffrey Dean Morgan’s character Negan—and she’ll be played by the actor’s real-life wife, Hilarie Burton Morgan!
“Been pretty hard to keep this a secret,” Burton Morgan wrote on Twitter. “But I love working with @JDMorgan. I love watching him become #Negan and take on that swagger. And I love the @TheWalkingDead family. They’ve been a part of our family for ages and I’m so grateful for their kindness.”
If the name Lucille sounds familiar, it’s because she’s been name-dropped several times on the series. The character died before the apocalypse, but Negan named his iconic baseball bat after her.
Words: Samantha McLaren (@themeatispeople)