The Walking Dead is bringing back a beloved fan-preferred. 

Lauren Cohan, who departed the hit AMC drama durings its ninth season, will return for the just-ordered 11th season. 

The news was revealed through the show’s New York Comic-Con panel on Saturday when Cohan appeared on-stage to confirm the news

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The actress final appeared on The Walking Dead Season 9, exiting off-screen through a time-jump. It was then revealed that the character was away assisting emerging communities. 

Cohan previously departed the series as a series common, leaving lots of to wonder whether or not she would ever return. 

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The actress moved on to ABC’s Whiskey Cavalier, but the series failed to garner a great deal traction in the ratings. 

It was canceled following its 1st season, but the outcry from fans urged ABC to reconsider bringing the series back. Luckily for fans who wanted Cohan back complete-time on The Walking Dead, the series remained dead. 

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TWD Showrunner Angela Kang previously teased that she was functioning on bringing Cohan back into the fold through an interview with EW. 

“I’m not confident if I can say a great deal about it ideal now, basically,” Kang told EW more than the summer season when asked about the possibility of Cohan returning. “I’ll just say that we’re functioning on it.”

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Maggie’s final plot was governed by her thirst for revenge. On The Walking Dead Season 9 Episode five, she produced her way to Alexandria to kill the man who killed the like of her life. 

Even so, Maggie realized that Negan was not the exact same man, and he was basically a shell of his former self, so she spared his life. 

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It really is tough to envision Maggie ever getting pals with the man who changed the trajectory of her life for the worse. 

Fans will no doubt be cheering that Cohan is back as a series common, but there will be a bit of a wait prior to we get to see her once more on-screen. 

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The series common status is successful from Season 11. The Walking Dead Season 10 debuts Sunday, so we’re possibly seeking at a wait of about a year to meet with Maggie once more. 

That getting stated, Kang did not rule out a return for the character at the conclusion of the upcoming season. 

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