Season Five Finale For ‘Walking Dead’ Extended To 90 Minutes

News of AMC's decision to extend the March 29 episode was broken by Entertainment Weekly's Dalton Ross

The season five finale of AMC’s hit ‘The Walking Dead’ series has been given an extended episode of 90 minutes.

News of AMC’s decision to extend the March 29 episode was broken by Entertainment Weekly‘s Dalton Ross on Twitter.

“#TheWalkingDead season finale on March 29 now super-sized to 90 minutes,” he tweeted today (February 25).

The fifth season of the series has offered up several major plot twists, which have notched up the shock and awe as well as the shows death count. The mid season finale saw the death of a major character.
Ross Marquand  also made his debut as Alexandria Safe Zone recruiter Aaron, a character from Robert Kirkman’s comic book series who has long been a favourite for readers.

Series star Andrew Lincoln previously hinted that the introduction of the Alexandria Safe Zone will change ‘The Walking Dead’ forever.

The Walking Dead airs on AMC in the US and on FOX in the UK.

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