Norman Reedus is prepared for the apocalypse.
March 2016 Men’s Fitness cover star and The Walking Dead actor sat down with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show on Thursday, dropping some hints about the upcoming season premiere of the highly rated series. Reedus, who likes to go running and watches his diet very carefully, spoke about the funny image of battling zombies in one scene, then hanging out with the undead-looking actors in between takes, watching them eat Cheetos like normal human beings.
Of course, things turned to spoiler territory, with Reedus saying that there will be a “heavy” death to start off the season and that people will “be kicking their television sets” when it’s over. The last season of the show ended with a major cliffhanger. If Reedus’s character Daryl Dixon, a fan favorite on the series, is bashed to death by the villainous Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan), it likely would cause a revolt among viewers:
Fallon and Reedus spoke about the actor’s love for motorcycles and his show, Ride with Norman Reedus. And because this is The Tonight Show couch, they donned some helmets to go on a “ride” themselves:
The Walking Dead starts its seventh season on October 23 at 9 p.m. ET on AMC.