Remember those armored men who saved Carol and Morgan in the season 6 finale? I sure do! Well thanks to Greg Nicotero, we are pretty
sure they are from the Kingdom. And for National Pet Day, which was yesterday, TWD social media revealed a major spoiler: Ezekiel, zookeeper turned leader of the Kingdom, and his tiger, Shiva.
Like most of us, TWD page shared the special bond between Ezekiel and his pet. (For those of you who forgot National Pet Day, hug your pet right NOW!) However, the post’s hinted that the duo is headed to the show in the future.
The current posts have cute little captions like “Happy #NationalPetDay! We hope you’re loving your pet as much as Ezekiel loves Shiva!” But before the switch, they read something like:
And from yet another coy interview with showrunner Scott Gimple, bringing a live tiger to season 7 might be a plan.
“Can we have a real tiger? That’s a great way to put the questions to me because it sort of corners me into a spoiler. I would say, in a really cheeky way, that we can have a lot of things and people are gonna have to wait and see. If I were just watching the show – I’d want to see that tiger.” – Gimple.
So many questions need answered!!
The Walking Dead returns in October. We’ll have to wait and see if Ezekiel and Shiva appear on the show. At least we’ll know for sure who
When Beth “grows up” she wants to see her creations appear on the screen and stage. In her free time, Beth blogs about her love of craft beer and writes screenplays. She received her bachelors in journalism from Youngstown State and received her masters in communication from The University of Akron. She is honored to be a part of the FanFest family.