Maggie Greene may be one of the most beloved character types on AMC’s The Walking Dead. Appearing in all however the show’s very first season, she’s one among its longest-lasting. However the rising star electricity of Lauren Cohan, who performs Maggie on the strike series, may be adequate to finally move her away from the show by the end of its 8th and current season, possibly departing ‘Dead fans arriving to terms with another key character damage.
According to Deadline’s Nellie Andreeva, who’s linking the dots through the TV systems’ early-year scramble to lock down pilot shows, Cohan’s name has made an appearance regarding the numerous jobs — potentially developing a bidding war that may lure her away from her role over the Walking Deceased for the already declared Season 9.
“[O]ne surprising name has stood out, The Walking Dead celebrity Lauren Cohan,” Andreeva creates. “The celebrity, who plays Maggie on the hit AMC zombie theatre, has been very sought after with close to half-dozen offers so far.”
The increased involvement in Cohan comes just as she’s concluding out her present deal with AMC, creating a chance on her behalf either to renegotiate a much better deal to remain on as Maggie — or even to test new waters while inking a higher-profile (and possibly more profitable) role anywhere else.
Nothing’s certain yet, but we’re definitely keeping a detailed eye on how it all shakes out. For now, you can capture Cohan back action as Maggie, once the Walking Dead profits to AMC on Feb. 25