The world of The Walking Dead is getting expanded on AMC. The community has ordered a brand new episodic anthology collection titled Tales of the Walking Dead. Channing Powell goes to run the behind-the-scenes for the present which may have standalone episodes following each acquainted and new characters.
AMC revealed extra in regards to the upcoming collection in a press release.
AMC Networks right this moment introduced that it has greenlit a brand new AMC Studios-produced collection within the increasing universe and franchise round The Walking Dead. Tales of the Walking Dead is an episodic anthology collection with one-hour standalone episodes centered on each new and established characters set on the earth of the unique collection, probably the most profitable within the historical past of cable tv.
Channing Powell, who has been a author and producer on The Walking Dead and Fear the Walking Dead, will showrun Tales, working intently with Scott M. Gimple, chief content material officer of the Walking Dead Universe. An preliminary season of six episodes is predicted to enter manufacturing early subsequent 12 months and premiere on AMC+ and AMC subsequent summer time.
“The Walking Dead is a show that made television history and attracted an army of passionate and highly engaged fans,” stated Dan McDermott, president of authentic programming for AMC Networks and AMC Studios. “We see so much potential for a wide range of rich and compelling storytelling in this world, and the episodic anthology format of Tales of the Walking Dead will give us the flexibility to entertain existing fans and also offer an entry point for new viewers, especially on streaming platforms. We have seen the appeal of this format in television classics like The Twilight Zone and, more recently, Black Mirror, and are excited to engage with fans in this new way, against the backdrop of this very unique and engrossing world.”
“This series, more than any other in the Walking Dead Universe, runs on new voices, perspectives, and ideas — bringing to life stories unlike any we’ve told before,” Gimple stated. “I’m thrilled to be Channing’s consigliere, helping in every way I can to make those new visions real for the best fans in TV.”
“I started as a fan of The Walking Dead and have ended up as a showrunner of what will hopefully be one of its most unique spin-offs. That’s nuts and I’m so grateful to AMC and Scott for supporting me and my writers while we pushed, pulled and poked at the boundaries of this universe to bring you something new and unexpected, while hopefully still tending to what core audiences loved so much about the flagship show.”
The Walking Dead and different collection within the Walking Dead Universe have been prime titles on the AMC+ streaming service, each by way of utilization and new subscriber acquisitions. New episodes premiere per week early on AMC+, providing an unique window for superfans forward of linear premieres on AMC.
A premiere date and solid for Tales of the Walking Dead might be revealed at a later date.
What do you think? Are you planning to take a look at this new Walking Dead spin-off on AMC?