We’ve had a few weeks now to process some of the biggest casualties of Season 3 of The Walking Dead. We spoke with Sarah Wayne Callies who played Lori Grimes in exhilarating fashion by delving into the darkness of motherhood and marriage. Her departure has had the most impact of the show thus far, propelling several characters into new directions.
When the original showrunner, Frank Darabont was involved with The Walking Dead, they discussed doing the ugliest, dirtiest, most dangerous and sometimes most unlikable version of this character. And in Callies’ own words, they never chickened out. Interestingly, Darabont also told her that he didn’t need to kill her, that he could find a way around it. He fought with Callies on it. She replied to him,