Well, there's no point in hiding it now. Fans of 'The Walking Dead' on AMC all know that Shane got himself all corpsified and deadzo after trying to murder his best friend, so it's safe to say that Jon Bernthal is free to pursue other projects.
And pursue them he has!
We're warning you, right now, about major spoilers for both 'The Walking Dead' as a comic series, and likely forthcoming spoilers for the remaining episodes of AMC's 'The Walking Dead' this season. So if you'd rather not know any major plot points, this sentence is your port of harbor. Be gone!