Michonne may not have exactly seemed like a people person when we first met her on The Walking Dead, but that cold, hard exterior has softened over time. Heck, we’ve even seen her smile a few times and strike up a friendship with Carl. But how comfortable is she now in a big group? And how comfortable will she be in a big group full of new faces (like Abraham, Eugene, Rosita, and Tara)? We asked actress Danai Gurira that and more when we spoke about the upcoming season 5 (which premieres this Sunday). Here’s what you need to know about Michonne going forward.
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: What can you say about Michonne coming up in season 5 in terms of her evolution? How is she going to be fitting in with this new group that we have here?
DANAI GURIRA: I think she’s still evolving and settling into the idea that I’m now going to be a part of this team. Before she was a part of the team, but she had time to get on her horse and go away and spend time alone. But fully immersed and invested is another level of commitment. It really is about her living in that and then what that evolved into for her in terms of really deciding, I want to live. I want to live and I want to live with people and I want to be committed. How does that really look in a world this vile? READ FULL STORY