The Tales Of The Walking Dead spinoff anthology sequence has been greenlit and is coming to AMC in 2022. The community introduced the spinoff sequence was in improvement again in 2020, however few particulars have been revealed since. The present was initially touted as that includes new and previous characters from The Walking Dead universe, exploring narratives that may embody each backstories and stand-alone tales.
The spinoff was introduced on the similar time that AMC mentioned it could pull the plug on the principle sequence, The Walking Dead, with season 11, ending its run in 2022. The Walking Dead has been working on the community since 2010 and have become a worldwide popular culture phenomenon, creating numerous spinoffs already, together with Worry The Walking Dead and The Walking Dead: World Past. In addition to these spinoffs, it was beforehand reported that Andrew Lincoln’s character, Rick Grimes, could be getting his personal standalone film trilogy, though the standing of that undertaking remains to be up within the air.
At this time, AMC introduced that Tales of the Walking Dead is formally greenlit (by way of Selection) and that it’s going to debut in summer season 2022. The anthology sequence will, the truth is, deal with new and current characters from The Walking Dead universe and can debut with a six-episode first season on AMC and AMC Plus. The Walking Dead author/producer Channing Powell will function showrunner for the sequence side-by-side with Scott M. Gimple, the chief content material officer of TWD universe. Dan McDermott, president of authentic programming for AMC Networks and AMC Studios mentioned that they see the potential for some wealthy storytelling akin to the kind of anthology exhibits like Twilight Zone and Black Mirror. Here is what he needed to say in regards to the undertaking:
“We see a lot potential for a variety of wealthy and compelling storytelling on this world, and the episodic anthology format of ‘Tales of the Walking Dead’ will give us the pliability to entertain current followers and likewise supply an entry level for brand spanking new viewers, particularly on streaming platforms. We’ve got seen the enchantment of this format in tv classics like ‘The Twilight Zone’ and, extra just lately, ‘Black Mirror,’ and are excited to interact with followers on this new approach, towards the backdrop of this very distinctive and engrossing world.”
With followers (in addition to the solid) of the principle sequence waning on the present and the sequence catching as much as Robert Kirkman’s comedian ebook sequence (which led to 2019), it is smart that it could fracture into a number of spinoffs. An anthology sequence is an effective way to inform tales actually wherever in The Walking Dead universe, in addition to any time and with any character. The potential to see “useless” characters in a prequel-type story and even an alternate story the place these characters lived is limitless, because the format permits for all method of exploration that may be related or disconnected from the principle narrative. In addition, the format might permit for much more crossovers between spinoffs and characters, making Tales of the Walking Dead essentially the most fascinating spinoff of the franchise to this point.