The upcoming AMC anthology series Tales of the Walking Dead has officially set its premiere date, with the series set to release on August 14, 2022.
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The six-episode series will premiere side-by-side on AMC+, with the first two episodes premiering live on the streaming service alongside its television network counterpart. Subscribers to AMC+ will also get access to new episodes a week early, beginning on Sunday, August 21, 2022.
To celebrate the news, a handful of new character images for the upcoming anthology were released, highlighting the guest cast that will star in the episodes, including Anthony Edwards, Olivia Munn, Terry Crews, Parker Posey, Daniella Pineda, Danny Ramirez, and more.
Check out the new images for Tales of the Walking Dead below:
The upcoming anthology series will consist of six original, standalone stories that focus on either new or established characters within The Walking Dead universe.
Channing Powell, who has written for The Walking Dead and its first spin-off Fear the Walking Dead, will serve as showrunner on Tales of the Walking Dead, which is expected to release this summer on AMC and AMC+. Haifaa al-Mansour (Good Lord Bird), Deborah Kampmeier (Star Trek: Picard), and Tara Nicole Weyr (The Wilds) will each direct one episode with series producer Michael Satrazemis (The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead) set to helm three episodes.
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“Olivia, Danny, Loan, Embeth, and Jessie are the latest massive talents that will bring new worlds of TWD to life with big, daring, different, emotional, shocking, scary, and crazy stories. We’re excited for them to come walk with us,” said executive producer Scott Gimple in a statement on the casting.
Tales of the Walking Dead First Look
Samantha Morton as Dee
Olivia Munn as Evie, Terry Crews as Joe
Jillian Bell as Gina, Parker Posey as Blair
Daniella Pineda as Idalia, Danny Ramirez as Eric
Jessie T. Usher as Davon
Poppy Liu as Amy