He then moved to LA and since landing an agent, he was cast in numerous voice acting roles. Read the full interview now Top 5000 Black The series airs Sundays at 10 p.m. Nicolas Cantu: I'm not sure. He isa resident and a supply runner of the Alexandria Safe-Zone. Nicolas Cantu: That also definitely comes from the way that his parents raised him. Nicolas Cantu: I mean, it's definitely a learning curve going from reading about battle strategies in a book to actually putting them to use. Covering the hottest movie and TV topics that fans want. Convinced the world is doomed, Hope lives for today, shunning responsibilities in favor of partying and having a good time. At five years old, he's learned a lot already, and he's ready to put it to use at such a young age. [Laughs.] He's exploring, and there's a lot of change that goes into exploring the apocalypse when you're that young. But in a way, he's also showing his mom what the world is like when he's writing that manuscript. Elton Ortiz In the show, you have the aspect of fighting with the exterior demons of these undead walkers that are roaming the earth. When humans were selfishly taking everything from nature, the world responded by revoking control from the people. Is that something that we'll see play out this season or next? It's a different storytelling approach. But even beyond that, Elton doesn't yet realize that his mother also killed Hope and Iris' mom. I'm not sure, because I think Elton had a lot of growth in season 1. In doing so, series executive producer and showrunner Angela Kang did the near-impossible: found a way to make the show feel fresh and dangerous again. He doesn’t want to be afraid because he believes fear clouds the mind from carrying out its important processes. It's a bombshell reveal that builds upon the series premiere's own depiction of that event. He’s the center point of morality and problem solving, everybody comes to him with questions, and he tries his best to provide answers. TV Reviews All of our TV reviews in one convenient place. The thing about The Walking Dead universe is that it's so huge. When humans were selfishly taking everything from nature, the world responded by revoking control from the people. But later in the season, we're gonna see what happens when he doesn't like where it takes him. Next: Walking Dead Future Explained: Every Upcoming TV Show & Movie. With it being 10 years since he was separated from his mother, he’s taken it upon himself to finish the manuscript. Image Gallery. That's not something we see from children usually. Is there something that you specifically want to see happen with Elton, whether it's in this season or the next? And I think at the CRM, they're more focused on tackling the problem of the cure. Copyright © 2010-2020 AMC Network Entertainment LLC. Nicolas Cantu tinha apenas sete anos quando começou a acompanhar The Walking Dead. "In the world of The Walking Dead, 'the wind always wins' rings very true," he said. The kids inside of the Walls only know them as these dead people that are walking around, so they know that they're empties. Nicolas Cantu: Well, there's two sides to that, of course. As far as nature is concerned, they're just another bit of detritus that can be repurposed into something useful. Read the full interview now 1 nomination. So, there's kind of two aspects: the pacifist nature of Elton, and also the survival strategy of lowering risk by by removing yourself from the threat. What can you tease about that? Nicolas Cantu: Just as a guy coming into the Walking Dead universe, I want to kill more walkers. Maybe Elton could come up with that name. ET, with production on the second spinoff series currently underway in Virginia. Because they have always said that it's bite-proof, but I don't remember filming a scene where I get bitten in the arm or something. Nicolas Cantu: Oh, that's actually a very interesting point you bring up. Created by Scott Gimple, Robert Kirkman and Matt Negrete, The Walking Dead: World Beyond stars Aliyah Royale, Alexa Mansour, Annet Mahendru, Nicolas Cantu, Hal Cumpston and Nico Tortorella.