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Andrew Lincoln to star in multiple 'Walking Dead' movies for AMC

Andrew Lincoln to star in multiple 'Walking Dead' movies for AMC

Andrew Lincoln will stay in the "Walking Dead" universe.

The AMC series veteran has signed on to play the iconic character Rick Grimes in multiple feature-length projects in development at the cable network. A series of AMC Studios Original Films, starring Lincoln and written by "Walking Dead" chief content officer Scott Gimple are planned to continue the story of Rick Grimes, with the first expected to begin production as early as 2019.

The move comes after Rick was badly wounded in last week's "Walking Dead" episode, with this week's episode meant to serve as his swan song on that series.

"We have a lot on the horizon - starting...

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