It’s a no-brainer that Robert Kirkman and AMC wants to expand on The Walking Dead franchise so they have greenlit a spin-off series with new characters. So far news is a little thin but AMC is aiming to release the new Walking Dead survival zombie series sometime in 2015.
"Building on the success of the most popular show on television for adults 18-49 is literally a no-brainer," said Charlie Collier, AMC’s president and general manager. "We look forward to working with Robert, Gale and Dave again as we develop an entirely new story and cast of characters. It’s a big world and we can’t wait to give fans another unforgettable view of the zombie apocalypse."
"After 10 years of writing the comic book series and being so close to the debut of our fourth, and in my opinion, best season of the TV series, I couldn’t be more thrilled about getting the chance to create a new corner of The Walking Dead universe," said Kirkman. "The opportunity to make a show that isn’t tethered by the events of the comic book, and is truly a blank page, has set my creativity racing."
Fear the Walking Dead (2015)
Directed by Stefan Schwartz, Andrew Bernstein, Adam Davidson, Deborah Chow, Kari Skogland
Official Synopsis: Spin off series of The Walking Dead that portrays the beginning events of the zombie apocalypse in the West coast during the same time frame when the city of Atlanta was falling under attack, while Rick was in a coma at the local hospital. It shows how the strain was already in full effect in the south while it's just starting in California.
Cast: Kevin Zegers, Sandrine Holt, Matt Lasky, Rhoda Griffis, Daryl Mitchell, Brenda Strong, Kim Dickens, Aaron Stanford, Dayton Callie, Alycia Debnam-Carey,…
Genres: Horror, Thriller, Drama, Sci-Fi