“Walking Dead” Star Danai Gurira is Leaving “The Walking Dead”

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Andrew Lincoln and Danai Gurira at the premiere of AMC's 'The Walking Dead' Season 9 held at the DGA Theater in Los Angeles, USA on September 27, 2018. (Tinseltown / Shutterstock.com)

Danai Gurira is reportedly leaving “The Walking Dead“.

According to reports, “Walking Dead” star Danai Gurira is leaving the zombie drama. That’s right. The Georgia-filmed series is reportedly preparing to say goodbye to another one of their main zombie fighting actors. This news comes just months after the show saw the ext of lead Andrew Lincoln and co-star Lauren Cohan. Multiple reports on Friday claimed Danai Gurira would be exiting the show after their 10th season.

According to a new deal between AMC and Gurira, who has played Michonne since 2012, she will appear infrequently throughout the show’s 10th season.

Cast members of “The Walking Dead” arrive at a special AMC photo call at the Andaz Rooftop Lounge on July 20, 2018 in San Diego, CA. (CarlaVanWagoner / Shutterstock.com)

The Hollywood Reporter reports she will then move on to work on the previously announced series of “Walking Dead” movies with Andrew Lincoln.

Gurira has found success outside of “The Walking Dead” and landed a major role in the hit Marvel blockbuster movie “Black Panther”, which also filmed in Georgia.

The second half of “The Walking Dead” Season 9 premieres on February 10th.

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