Morgan's alive in Fear The Walking Dead Season 6, but there's a catch
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Morgan’s alive in Fear The Walking Dead Season 6, but there’s a catch

Published: 20/Aug/2020 14:09 Updated: 3/Sep/2020 12:13

by David Purcell

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Morgan was a fan favorite in the original Walking Dead series and that popularity spilled over in Fear The Walking Dead. But, his return in Season 6 might not be the type fans would want. 

The charismatic fictional character is portrayed by Lennie James. He has played Morgan Jones right since the very beginning when he showed up in TWD Season 1, later returning in the seventh season. Back then, he was a man with a stick and you didn’t want to mess with him.

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He rode into the sunset in Season 8, wanting to heal himself alone after experiencing some mental health problems. Since that time, Morgan has had a huge role to play in FTWD, before being shot and left near a hungry pack of walkers at the end of Season 5.

If you thought he was gone forever, though, think again.

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Is Morgan dead in Fear The Walking Dead?

Morgan in The Walking Dead
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Morgan used to be in The Walking Dead, before hopping over to Fear The Walking Dead.

New Fear The Walking Dead Season 6 art has been released, showing Morgan front and center.

This pretty much confirms his return to the show, and the fact that he’s still alive, but perhaps not for long.

As seen below, the character can be seen with bright red eyes and the words “The Past is Dead” across his face. He’s had a rough ride in both series so far, and being shot by Virginia might just be the making – or breaking – of him.

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He doesn’t quite look like a walker just yet, but that’s certainly something they might be teasing in the image. That, or the surge of a new master villain in Fear The Walking Dead. Whatever the case may be, we can be certain of one thing. Morgan won’t be the same in Season 6.

In a statement, Lennie James revealed: “Last season left Morgan in a very perilous situation. We cannot wait for you to discover what happens next to him and the rest of the group in our new season this fall.

“A truly transformative season that will see all of the gang challenged in ways they haven’t ever been before. Some will rise. Some will fall. None will remain the same.”

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Fear The Walking Dead Season 6 Comic-Con  trailer

In the season’s Comic-Con trailer, unveiled on July 24, Morgan’s fate was left wide open.

He featured in the very start, bleeding severely, as a pack of zombies closed in on his location.

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When does Fear The Walking Dead Season 6 premiere?

For those looking to catch the action live, the Fear The Walking Dead Season 6 premiere will be shown on AMC, October 11. It starts at 9pm (ET).

Then, and only then, will we know about Morgan’s future.

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The Boys finale hints Stormfront killed Epstein in bizarre twist

Published: 17/Oct/2020 15:07

by Luke Edwards

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After all the speculation, maybe Jeffrey Epstein really didn’t kill himself. A clip from the series two finale of Amazon Prime’s The Boys suggests that supe Stormfront was actually the one to bring him down.

Epstein was a real-life businessman known for his connections to powerful people. After being convicted of human trafficking last year, Epstein suspiciously committed suicide in jail – shortly before he was due to testify in court.

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Some people believe prison guards murdered Epstein to stop his associates’ darkest secrets being revealed.

Bloodied Stormfront in Amazon's The Boys
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Stormfront was left battered after an intense season finale.

Given the Amazon show‘s track record of parodying real-life events, it’s not exactly surprising they published their take on Epstein’s untimely demise.

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In the latest episode, after Stormfront’s true Nazi identity was made public, we saw a piece of news channel ticker tape which said: “NYPD: Credible lead ties Stormfront to Jeffrey Epstein death.”

Why would Stormfront kill Epstein?

We don’t think this is a serious political commentary from the showrunners. It’s more likely they’re making light of the use of memes in swaying public opinion – a tactic used by Stormfront herself to boost Homelander’s reputation.

Why Stormfront was sent to kill Epstein is unknown. However, we know from the first episode that, despite their squeaky-clean public images, supes can get up to some pretty weird stuff behind closed doors. Could she have killed him to keep their dignity unharmed?

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Or maybe the in-universe Epstein had evidence of her true identity. She’s a friend of Goebbels and Frederick Vought’s wife, after all, so maybe Epstein wanted to trade that information to the feds for a sweeter sentence.

Either way, it’s unlikely we’ll be seeing Stormfront pulling off more covert operations anytime soon after Homelander’s son fried her to an Anakin Skywalker-style crisp in the season finale. This probably means politician Victoria Neuman will take over as the main antagonist to the Boys when it eventually returns.