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AMC greenlights third series in The Walking Dead universe

AMC today announced that it has greenlit the third series in the expanding universe of The Walking Dead, an original drama co-created by Scott M. Gimple, chief content officer of The Walking Dead universe, and Matt Negrete, who has been a writer and producer on The Walking Dead for the past five seasons and will be showrunner of the new series. Produced and distributed by AMC Studios, the series will begin production on 10 episodes this summer in Virginia and premiere on AMC in 2020.

New ‘Walking Dead’ Spinoff In The Works, AMC Executives Confirm

A new spinoff of The Walking Dead is in the works, AMC Networks confirmed during its quarterly earnings call with Wall Street analysts. Asked to elaborate on CEO Josh Sapan’s mention of a third zombie outing, COO Ed Carroll said the spinoff is in “active development.” He declined to offer many more specifics, including whether it would fall under an existing distribution agreement with Hulu.

‘Walking Dead’ Renewed for Season 10 at AMC

“The Walking Dead” has been renewed for Season 10. AMC made the announcement Monday in the form of a video post, which can be viewed below. The renewal comes just under a week ahead of the Season 9 midseason premiere, which will build on the reveal of the comic book villains The Whisperers. The villains, who wear the skin of walkers in order to blend in with the herds, made their first appearance in the Season 9 midseason finale.

Season 9 cast updates

Brett Butler, John Finn, Rhys Coiro, Zach McGowan, Nadia Hilker, Samantha Morton, Dan Fogler, Eleanor Matsuura and Lauren Ridloff will recur in the season 9.