Nobody is safe within the world of ‘The Walking Dead’ with show runners on numerous occasions killing off multiple leading characters.

Norman Reedus, who plays fan favourite Daryl Dixon, recently admitted that he hopes his character will survive until the very last episode.

“I love being on the show,” the actor told EW.

“I could do this until it ended. There’s part of me that really wants to bookend the show. I started the show and I want to end the show.”

He continued: “It’s not like a movie where it wraps up in an hour and a half. People have seen me and Andy (Lincoln) and Melissa (McBride) grow over what will be a nine-year period when the show picks back up. You’ve seen my hair on my chin turning gray! I’ve never done a job like this where the fans are watching this character grow in real time. You very rarely get an opportunity to do that. It’s a real blessing to be able to be part of something that big and has that sort of longevity. I’m still loving it.”

Bosses at AMC have in the past expressed a desire to keep ‘The Walking Dead’ on the air for “decades” to come so Norman might be on the show for a long time coming.

‘The Walking Dead’ returns to AMC in the US on February 25, and to FOX in the UK on February 26.

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