Are you prepared for much more tales from the world of The Walking Dead? In the present day, AMC Networks formally greenlit a 3rd spinoff from the mothership sequence, titled Tales of the Strolling Useless, an anthology sequence which is predicted to premiere subsequent summer time.
Showrun by The Strolling Useless and Worry the Strolling Useless author/producer Channing Powell, the six episode first season will go into manufacturing early subsequent yr, earlier than premiering on each AMC and the AMC+ streaming service. Not like these two different sequence, or The Strolling Useless: World Past, Tales of the Strolling Useless will embody one-hour lengthy standalone episodes that concentrate on each new and established characters from the universe of TWD.
“The Strolling Useless is a present that made tv historical past and attracted a military of passionate and extremely engaged followers,” stated Dan McDermott, president of authentic programming for AMC Networks and AMC Studios in a press release supplied to Decider. “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 Strolling Useless will give us the flexibleness to entertain current followers and in addition provide an entry level for brand new viewers, particularly on streaming platforms. We have now 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 means, towards the backdrop of this very distinctive and engrossing world.”
Although evaluating your self to The Twilight Zone or Black Mirror is a tall order (very excited for the episode the place Rick Grimes’ glasses break whereas in a library, or the one the place The Governor fucks a pig), there are infinite potentialities with the a whole bunch of characters which were launched on the earlier three reveals over the previous decade. And with a few of the stand-out episodes of these earlier sequence flashing again in time to point out us characters’ origins, regardless of franchise fatigue there’s plenty of potential to those upcoming episodes.
“This sequence, greater than some other within the Strolling Useless Universe, runs on new voices, views, and concepts — bringing to life tales in contrast to any we’ve advised earlier than,” Scott M. Gimple, chief content material officer of the Strolling Useless Universe, stated. “I’m thrilled to be Channing’s consigliere, serving to in each means I can to make these new visions actual for one of the best followers in TV.”
Added Powell, “I began as a fan of The Strolling Useless and have ended up as a showrunner of what is going to hopefully be one in every of its most original spin-offs. That’s nuts and I’m so grateful to AMC and Scott for supporting me and my writers whereas we pushed, pulled and poked on the boundaries of this universe to carry you one thing new and sudden, whereas hopefully nonetheless tending to what core audiences beloved a lot concerning the flagship present.”
The query, after all, turns into which distinctive voices can be introduced in? And can Tales of the Strolling Useless be as daring (and divisive) as, say, Disney+’s latest Star Wars: Visions? Or will it play it safer? To not point out, which characters from the previous may come again, in fill in gaps from their lacking years? And why isn’t the present referred to as Strolling Useless Tails after which it may concentrate on their furry, animal pals? That may be enjoyable. Name me, Gimple.
With The Strolling Useless wrapping up its historic run subsequent yr, and World Past ending its second (and remaining) season proper now, there’s a spot within the universe that might be stuffed with some thrilling, contemporary tales. Keep tuned.
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