The world of The Walking Dead is getting one other spin-off. AMC has ordered a brand new sequence specializing in Maggie (Lauren Cohen) and Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) as they journey via New York City. Isle of the Dead will arrive in 2023 with six episodes.
AMC revealed the next in regards to the spin-off:
“AMC Networks right now introduced that it has greenlit a brand new sequence set in The Walking Dead Universe, starring Lauren Cohan and Jeffrey Dean Morgan. Isle of the Dead envisions the favored Maggie and Negan characters touring right into a post-apocalyptic Manhattan way back reduce off from the mainland. The crumbling metropolis is stuffed with the useless and denizens who’ve made New York City their very own world filled with anarchy, hazard, magnificence, and terror. Set to premiere on AMC+ and AMC in 2023, the primary season will include six episodes. Eli Jorné, who has been a author and co-executive producer on The Walking Dead for a number of seasons and has an total cope with AMC Studios, will function showrunner and govt producer on the sequence, which is overseen by Scott M. Gimple, chief content material officer of The Walking Dead Universe. Cohan and Morgan will even function govt producers.
“This is a very big day for the expanding universe we are building around The Walking Dead,” stated Dan McDermott, president of leisure and AMC Studios for AMC Networks. “It not only adds another compelling series to this collection, it extends our storytelling around two unforgettable characters fans have grown to love, hate or hate and then love in Maggie and Negan, brilliantly inhabited by Lauren and Jeffrey. It also lets us explore a corner of this universe located on the island of Manhattan, with an iconic skyline that takes on a very different meaning when viewed through the lens of a zombie apocalypse.”
“Eli has created a chaotic, beautiful, grimy madhouse of the dead for Negan, Maggie, and fans of the show eager to discover an unseen and insane world of the TWD Universe,” stated Gimple. “Lauren and Jeffrey have always been fantastic collaborators and now, we bring that collaboration to the next level with a series that will take these characters to their limits with the world — and each other. All of us are thrilled to take you on an all new, all different TWD epic for the ages.”
Said Cohan: “I’m thrilled to partner with Dan McDermott and the team at AMC on the next chapter in The Walking Dead Universe. Maggie is very close to my heart and I’m excited to continue her journey against the iconic backdrop of New York City, alongside my friend and collaborator, Jeffrey Dean Morgan. Eli Jorné has created something incredibly special and I cannot wait for the fans to see what we have in store for Maggie and Negan.”
Said Morgan: “I’m delighted that Negan and Maggie’s journey continues. It’s been such a ride walking in Negan’s shoes, I’m beyond excited to continue his journey in New York City with Lauren. Walkers in an urban setting has always been such a cool image, but 5th Avenue, Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty? The greatest city in the world?? The backdrop is amazing, but it’s the story that Eli Jorné cooked up that is even better. Buckle up folks, Isle of the Dead is going to reinvent the TWD Universe. Huge thank you to Dan McDermott, Scott Gimple and AMC for having us back for more… we simply can’t wait.”
What do you think? Do you propose to look at Isle of the Dead on AMC?