The latest teaser for "The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live" hints at Major General Beale being the true villain of the franchise. The spinoff focuses on Rick Grimes and Michonne, with Rick trying to escape from the Civic Republic Military (CRM). The teaser introduces several new characters connected to the CRM and confirms Major General Beale, played by Terry O'Quinn, as a villain. "The Walking Dead: World Beyond" has revealed Beale's influence and his priority for scientific advancement. Beale's military background and lack of compassion make him the most powerful villain in the franchise. The spinoff premieres on February 25, 2024.