The zombie series will be entitled to a new derivative series, this time centered on two of its most emblematic characters, Maggie and Negan.
The saga The Walking Dead never stop developing. As the zombie series wraps up its 11th and final season this year, the characters of Maggie (Lauren Cohan) and Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) will be getting their own spin-off series. baptized Isle of the Dead, it will air on AMC in 2023.
In this spin-off, Maggie and Negan find themselves thrust into a crumbling post-apocalyptic Manhattan filled with the dead. “The people have made New York their own world full of anarchy, danger, beauty and terror,” AMC said in a statement. communicated.
The six episodes of Isle of the Dead will be produced by Eli Jorné, who served as writer and co-executive producer of The Walking Dead for multiple seasons, and will be overseen by Scott M. Gimple, Chief Content Officer The Walking Dead. Lauren Cohan and Jeffrey Dean Morgan will serve as executive producers on the project.
“I’m thrilled to have Negan and Maggie’s journey continue. It’s been such an adventure walking in Negan’s shoes, I’m beyond excited to continue his New York journey with Lauren,” Jeffrey Dean Morgan said.
Many other spin-off series in progress
Isles of the Dead joins the long list of spin-offs based on the zombie franchise The Walking Dead. fear the walking deadunveiled in 2015, is currently in its seventh season, and a limited series titled Walking Dead: World Beyond is already over.
Tales of the Walking Dead, an anthology series, is in the works, as well as a spin-off centered on the characters Carol and Daryl played by Melissa McBride and Norman Reedus. Andrew Lincoln will also star in three films as Rick Grimes.