'The Walking Dead' cast debuts new trailer for Season 6 at Comic-Con

Hall H was packed for "The Walking Dead" Comic-Con presentation that kicked off with a trailer for Season 6, featuring a lot of walkers (it almost rivaled the line to get into Hall H on Friday morning. Almost).

In fact, the season premiere for Season 6 will feature more walkers than any other episode.


But what caused some fans to audibly gasp while watching the trailer? When they saw a gun pointed to Daryl's head.

Also highlighted in the trailer was some tension between Rick and Morgan.

"Do you really think you're going to take this community from us?" Rick asks. "From Daryl? From Michonne? From Glenn? From me?"

What followed was a presentation featuring actors Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Danai Gurira, Melissa McBride, Chandler Riggs, Sonequa Martin-Green, Michael Cudlitz, Lennie James as Morgan Jones and executive producers Scott M. Gimple, Gale Anne Hurd, Dave Alpert and special effects makeup supervisor and executive producer Greg Nicotero that included both select questions from fans on social media as well as those in the audience.

When McBride walked up to the stage carrying a plate of cookies, it was clear there were many Carol fans in attendance. Which is understandable. As one of the original survivors, Carol is the longest-surviving female character on the show.

"She's not a cold-blooded killer," McBride said of Carole. "She can't stand around and watch people die. She's willing to pay the price and do what she can to keep people going."

Another fan favorite, at least according to cheers from the audience, was Reedus' Daryl.

When asked about how Reedus prepares to get into character, he replied, "A lot of Motorhead. A lot of coffee. A lot of Candy Crush."

And for those who were wondering, the red balloon is Reedus' favorite emoji.

When questioned about Rick's now-beardless face, Lincoln revealed that shaving the beard on camera (as well as the naked shower) was one of the strangest experiences for him on set.

When asked about Glenn, one of the other remaining original survivors of the series, Yeun explained that Glenn is "trying to save as much of the previous world as he could."

"Glenn and Maggie keep each other grounded," added Yeun, and said they're working to "preserve any semblance of humanity they have to live in the new world together."

Lauren Cohan, who plays Maggie, was unable to make it to the presentation, but she did send a text message with instructions that it should be Yeun to share it with the fans.

"I miss not being there with you all for our sixth Comic-Con," read Yeun. "I'm with my family right now, but my other family is there at the table. Can you say something funny at the end?"


Fans also were treated to a "Walking Dead" blooper reel during the panel, which revealed just how funny the cast was even while working on a violent post-apocalyptic series.

The sixth season of "The Walking Dead" premieres Oct. 11.

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