The world of The Walking Dead gets another spin-off this August on AMC with the premiere of Tales of The Walking Dead.
The latest Walking Dead show is an episodic anthology series based on new and existing characters within The Walking Dead universe on AMC that is set to premiere on AMC on August 14, 2022. Tales of the Walking Dead was created by Scott M. Gimple and Channing Powell.
The spin-off stars stars Anthony Edwards as Dr. Everett, Parker Posey as Blair, Jillian Bell as Gina, Terry Crews as Joe, Olivia Munn as Evie, Poppy Liu as Amy, Danny Ramirez as Eric, Daniella Pineda as Idalia, Jessie T. Usher as Devon, Samantha Morton as Dee / Alpha, Loan Chabanol, Embeth Davidtz, Gage Munroe, Lauren Glazier, and Matt Medrano.
The first two episodes are scheduled to premiere on AMC+ on August 14, as episodes are to stream on the service a week early from the second onward.
Tales of The Walking Dead is the fourth series based in this universe following spin-offs Fear the Walking Dead and The Walking Dead World Beyond.
What is The Walking Dead?
The Walking Dead is an America horror television universe which started as a single series on AMC in October 2010. The series is based on the comic book by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie Adlard. The first issue of said comic book series released on Image Comics in October 2003 and ran until issue 193 in July 2019.
The comic book series focuses on Rick Grimes, a Kentucky deputy who is shot in the line of duty and awakens from a coma in a zombie apocalypse that has resulted in a state-wide quarantine. After joining with some other survivors, he gradually takes on the role of leader of a community as it struggles to survive the zombie apocalypse. The Walking Dead received the 2007 and 2010 Eisner Award for Best Continuing Series at San Diego Comic-Con International.
Grimes, played by Andrew Lincoln, was the focus of the hit television series for many years. Lincoln left the series in 2018 after appearing on 108 episodes. A new limited mini-series will release in 2023 focusing on Grimes and his television love interest Michonne.