[Spoilers ahead for Fear the Walking Dead, Season 7, Episode 12] Within the newest episode of Worry the Strolling Useless, two main characters died — Howard (Omid Abtahi) and John Dorie Sr. (Keith Carradine). It was a shock to see each of the characters die since they performed a giant half within the story, however the fascinating factor is it was Dorie who killed Howard as he threw him off The Tower through orders from Victor Strand (Colman Domingo). In an unique interview with PopCulture.com, Abtahi shared his response to the dying of his character.
“Properly, after I signed up for the undertaking, I just about knew I had an expiration date,” Abtahi solely instructed PopCulture. “I did not understand how it could occur, and my coronary heart sunk a little bit bit. I did not need him to get thrown off as nicely, but it surely’s not a shock. With that being stated, and I’ve stated it earlier than, I am simply glad it was Keith who did it. There is not any higher man to throw Howard off than John Dorie Sr. So yeah, it was bittersweet.”
Howard was launched on the finish of Season 6 operating into Strand at The Tower. And because the neighborhood grows in Season 7, Howard turns into the second-in-command for Strand, which implies he has killed individuals in the neighborhood who they really feel impose a risk. An instance of that’s Howard throwing neighborhood member Ali (Ashton Arbab) off the roof of The Tower for not leaving Charlie (Alexa Nisenson) at a radioactive constructing for betraying him and the neighborhood. Now the query is who will likely be Strand’s right-hand man now that Howard is gone?
“Historical past will let you know these form of leaders, their home will crumble,” Abtahi stated. “That is me as a fan, as a guess. I actually don’t know what is going on to occur, however he is making some fairly horrible selections in case you ask me.” Abtahi could not know what is going on to occur subsequent within the collection, however the 42-year-old actor loved being a part of The Strolling Useless Universe, particularly working with Domingo.
“It was a lot enjoyable, Abtahi revealed. “It is like a few of the scenes we had been doing all through the season had been so darkish, they had been emotionally darkish, that we spent a lot time off-camera, balancing it out by laughing our asses off. We’d crack one another up, and I had such a great time and he is such a proficient actor and I realized a lot by watching him. Right here I used to be watching this actor relish within the villainy of his character. And I feel Howard is affected by that from Strand, and I feel me, Omid as an actor, was additionally affected by that from Coleman. So, it was a present, a present to work with that man.”
Worry the Strolling Useless airs each Sunday at 9 p.m. ET on AMC and likewise streams on AMC+. For extra on the collection and every little thing it’s good to know, hold it locked to PopCulture.com for the newest.