Daryl is a rare example of someone who became a better version of himself in the apocalypse. Alexandria reminds him of the society that once rejected him. Aaron taking Daryl on scouting missions gives him new purpose, as he believes there is still a world worth saving beyond your immediate friends and family.
In film, Norman Reedus stars in Robert Kirkman’s feature film, Air, from Sony Pictures. Reedus leads the sci-fi thriller, which also stars Djimon Hounsou. He is also in John Hillcoat’s ensemble cop drama Triple Nine with Casey Affleck, Woody Harrelson, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Kate Winslet, Anthony Mackie, and Aaron Paul, to be released in September. Reedus has also completed production on the indie drama Sky, opposite Diane Kruger and Lena Dunham.
Reedus is best known for playing the role of Murphy MacManus in the cult movie The Boondock Saints, written and directed by Troy Duffy, opposite Sean Patrick Flanery and Willem Dafoe. He starred opposite Flanery again in the sequel Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day. More recently, Reedus starred opposite Naomi Watts and Matt Dillon in the indie drama Sunlight Jr., which premiered at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival. He also appeared in the Robert Redford-directed feature The Conspirator and in Michelle Danner’s indie, Hello Herman. Additional film credits include the sci-fi feature thriller Pandorum, with Dennis Quaid and Ben Foster; the Sony feature Cadillac Records, opposite Adrien Brody; Six Ways to Sunday; 8MM; Beat; Deuces Wild; Blade II; Gossip; The Notorious Bettie Page; and American Gangster.
Reedus is also a burgeoning director, having directed three short films, and an accomplished photographer. In October 2013 he released a book of his photography, The Sun’s Coming Up . . . Like a Big Bald Head: Photographs by Norman Reedus.