Comic-Con: New details on third Walking Dead series revealed
More details have been released for AMC’s upcoming third Walking Dead series following the main show’s panel at Comic-Con. It was announced that Jordan Vogt-Roberts (You’re the Worst, Kong: Skull Island) will direct the series.
The series recently added Alexa Mansour (Unfriended: Dark Web), Nicolas Cantu (The Amazing World of Gumball), and Hal Cumpston (Bilched) in lead roles for the upcoming series.
The untitled spinoff will serve as the third show of the television franchise, following The Walking Dead and Fear the Walking Dead. According to AMC, the series will feature two young female protagonists and focus on the first generation to come-of-age in the apocalypse. Some will become heroes, some will become villains. In the end, all of them will be changed forever. Grown-up and cemented in their identities, both good and bad.
The Walking Dead spinoff will be showrun by writer and producer Matt Negrete alongside chief content officer Scott M. Gimple. The series has been given a 10-episode order and will premiere on AMC in spring 2020.
Fear the Walking Dead is currently airing its fifth season, with the midseason finale airing this Sunday night on AMC. The Walking Dead is scheduled to return for its 10th season this October.