Comes to no surprise, but AMC announces a Third Series.
Even though the Zombie Apocalyptic Show has been seeing a decline in ratings during the Ninth season, AMC has decided to go with another Walking Dead television series, it will be the third series in the franchise and will focus on Two Female protagonists, here is a glimpse of what to expect in this new series:
“Two young female protagonists and focus on the first generation to come-of-age in the apocalypse as we know it. 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.”AMC Press Release.
Following behind Walking Dead and ‘Fear The Walking Dead’, then the previously announced movies that were announced involving Andrew Lincoln reprising his role as Rick Grimes; this new series which was co-created by the Walking Dead Chief Content officer Scott M. Gimple and longtime TWD writer Matt Negrete who will double as the showrunner.
“Showing audiences an unseen pocket of The Walking Dead universe steeped in a new mythology is a very cool way to celebrate a ‘Decade of the Dead’ on TV and over fifteen years of Robert Kirkman’s brilliant comic,” Gimple said in the press release. “Matt Negrete is one of the best writer-producers in TWD’s long history — I’m thrilled to be working beside him to tell stories unlike we’ve seen before, taking our first step into an even larger world.”Matthew Negrete
“I’m beyond excited to be a part of this new show set in The Walking Dead universe, Writing and producing for the original series has been the job of a lifetime and I’m honored to be working with Scott and all the fine Dead folks at AMC in this new capacity. I can’t wait for the fans of the franchise to see what we’ve been cooking up!”
The new, untitled series, which will have a 10-episode first season, will air in 2020. AMC said it will begin production this summer in Virginia.