Generally, television actors renegotiate their contracts and salaries on long-running shows and The Walking Dead is likely to be the same.
McBride’s deal suggests a huge payday for the star but also underscores how important she has become to The Walking Dead franchise.
The Walking Dead has already started to branch out in different directions with the popular Fear The Walking Dead prequel series and also limited show The Walking Dead: The World Beyond.
From the looks of it, McBride’s future on The Walking Dead is looking bright with Carol possibly a firm part of the franchise for some time to come yet.
Some fans are also wondering if Rick will be returning to The Walking Dead as the show prepares to bow out.
The Walking Dead season 10 will return to AMC on February 28 and Fox UK on March 1