The Walking Dead is an American post-apocalyptic horror television series for AMC based on the comic book series by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie Adlard. The series focuses on the survivors of a zombie apocalypse who trying to stay alive under constant threat of attacks from the mindless zombie, who are known as “walkers”. With the fall of humanity, they all face challenges as conflicts within them as they form different groups with their own rules.
The series first premiered on October 31, 2010. The tenth season of the series premiered on October 6, 2019, it has been renewed for an eleventh season. The series already has a spinoff series called Fear the Walking Dead and which is renewed for a sixth season. The makers of the series have now announced another spinoff of the series. This will be titled as The Walking Dead: World Beyond. Here’s what we know about it so far:
The show was originally supposed to out on April 12, 2020, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the release of the show has been pushed back. Showrunner Matt Negrete posted on his Instagram account about the delay in the release of the show. “Today was the original premiere date of @twdworldbeyond which had to be pushed to later this year due to current events, on the bright side, given how each day blends into the next, ‘later this year’ will be here before we know it. Till then, let’s all do what we can to stay safe and healthy look out for each other. Better days are coming”, he stated in his post. So far there is no official confirmation on the release, but it is expected to arrive by this fall.
The makers of the show revealed that many of the main cast of The Walking Dead will be appearing in the new spin-off. Alexa Mansour will be returning as Hope, alongside Nicolas Cantu (Elton) and Hal Cumpston (Silas). They will be joined by Aliyah Royale who will be portraying a character called Iris and Annet Mahendru will be playing Huck. Nico Tortorella is also joining the cast for a role named Felix. Emmy-winner Julia Ormond (Temple Grandin) will be back in the role of Lt. Col. Elizabeth Kubler. There will be some guest appearances as well in this new spinoff. Natalie Gold (Succession) as Lyla, Al Calderon (Step Up: High Water‘s ) as Barca, Ted Sutherland(Rise) as Percy; and Scott Adsit (30 Rock) as Tony will be making guest appearances in this season. This will be a 10-episode series directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts.
This spinoff of the series will be focusing on the younger generation. It will be set in Nebraska ten years after the apocalypse. It will be focusing on two young female protagonists. The official synopsis says the show will “focus on the first generation to come of age in the apocalypse as we know it”. This will be different from the original series. The show’s executive producer Scott Gimple says that it will be a completely separate system than what we’ve seen before. This will be a lot different from the original series. So, far Amazon has shared a few photos from the on set location of the show to pipe the interest of the viewers.