'The Walking Dead' star Andrew J. West talks Gareth and those shocking Terminus flashbacks

October 14, 2014 12:16 PM

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No doubt about it. Those guys at Terminus were bad news. How did they get that way? We learned their backstory through some flashbacks that framed The Walking Dead’s season 5 premiere. Turns out Gareth and Co. used to be some pretty righteous folks who did, in fact, want to use their railway yard as a sanctuary — until some other baddies came and took over and forced them into a new world way of thinking…and eating. We caught up with the man who plays Gareth, Andrew J. West, to get his take on the shocking premiere. (Also make sure to check out our season premiere interviews with creator Robert Kirkman, showrunner Scott M. Gimple, and Tyreese himself, Chad Coleman. Also, feast your eyes on director Greg Nicotero’s storyboards for the big Terminus raid scene.)

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: I’ve just gotta say, you have a security breach here at Terminus, sir. ANDREW J. WEST: Yeah, a little bit. I think that’s one way of putting it. Definitely. It’s kind of shocking, isn’t it? I was a little blown away myself. I mean, you know, obviously I read the script and I kn...

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