Connie (Lauren Ridloff) and Kelly’s (Angel Theory) time at The Commonwealth on The Walking Dead has been full of twists and turns.
On The Walking Dead Season 11, the siblings labored collectively to show the injustice inside this new group the survivors are calling dwelling this season.
“Connie and Kelly are making sure everyone knows what’s really happening, what everyone else doesn’t see,” Angel tells TV Fanatic.
“That kind of shakes up the room a bit,” Angel provides, noting that it’d upset some individuals or they might disagree with their actions, however these two characters won’t ever quit.
Angel says they each have peace of thoughts in figuring out they need to maintain everybody protected.
Connie was a reporter earlier than the world fell, however she’s been thrust again into that life contained in the Commonwealth.
Lauren believes that regardless of Connie not being a reporter when she first arrives on The Walking Dead Season 9, she is observant.
“She doesn’t say much, but when she does, it has weight,” Ridloff shares.
Lauren likes the shift in Connie this season as a result of she’s stirring the pot and inflicting chaos to do what’s proper.
Ridloff says that Connie has been by quite a bit in such a short while, together with the cave and the cannibal-filled home, and now, she’s striving for change.
The star thinks we see Connie at her greatest, giving viewers an concept of what she was like pre-apocalypse.
“I love that,” the star mentioned.
With exposing the corruption contained in the Commonwealth excessive on their record, I puzzled if Kelly and Connie may reside contained in the group after that has been uncovered.
Angel thinks Kelly is joyful staying anyplace so long as her sister is protected.
“Regardless of where they are, they’ll find a way to make sure they’re good.”
“We’ve been doing that every one these years, not solely as a household however as part of the group.
Angel likes that they are so protecting of each other and that the sisterly bond is closely current.
Angel mentioned that although Kelly’s been her sister’s voice, in a way, Connie’s been instrumental in conserving Kelly grounded and methods to assist her develop up higher.
Lauren added that she liked watching Kelly develop as a result of she would have been a child when the apocalypse occurred.
“She didn’t have that chance to create an identity or create that strong sense of belonging to a community,” Ridloff shares.
Filming on the sequence wrapped earlier this 12 months and each stars miss engaged on the present.
“Definitely not the sticky blood,” Angel provides with amusing, however she misses seeing the solid and crew each day.
“You see everyone three years straight, so you get used to it.”
They have stayed related regardless of not being on the set and dealing with everybody anymore.
Angel says that engaged on the present helped her join with many individuals, together with the solid, crew, and producers.
Lauren agrees along with her co-star, including that she misses not getting the scripts as a result of she liked figuring out what was coming subsequent.
Ridloff mentioned that the ultimate episodes require numerous emotional funding.
“The last episode will be difficult to watch for several reasons.”
“This is a family that so many of us have grown up watching, and we’re so used to seeing these people dealing with problems, and most of all, surviving,” Ridloff added.
The star added that she’s grateful the franchise will proceed due to spinoffs.
“But I feel the hardest thing about the final eight episodes is that the original series is ending.”
The Walking Dead returns tonight at 9 p.m. on AMC and AMC+.
Paul Dailly is the Associate Editor for TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter.