Comic-Con 2020: 'The Walking Dead: World Beyond' gets release date and exclusive clip featuring the 'Empties'
AMC's latest spin-off, 'The Walking Dead: World Beyond' had a lot to offer during the [email protected] To start off, the series will kick off on October 4, 2020, on AMC right after the finale of 'The Walking Dead' Season 10. The panel also had a special look at the latest series. Talking about the series, Scott M Gimple, TWDU chief content officer spoke about how the story was about the teens living in a post-apocalyptic world and how love was central to the storyline.
Showrunner and EP, Matt Negrete also shed light on the opening episode saying it would be more of a flashback and also highlighted the Monument Day as a way to commemorate the people who were lost in the past. "It's really unlike any community we have seen in 'The Walking Dead' world. He also added the teens were trained to face walkers in theory but had zero practical. The walkers in this part of the universe called "Empties".
Cast members Aliyah Royale, Alexa Mansour, Hal Cumpston, Nicholas Cantu, Nico Tortorella, Julia Ormond and Joe Holt made up the rest of the panel. Talking about her character, Aliyah Royale who played Iris felt her character was more of a caretaker of the society. Hope (Mansour) added her character was one of those always caught by Iris during tough situations despite considering herself to be a total badass.
The official synopsis reads: "The Walking Dead: World Beyond expands the universe of The Walking Dead, delving into new mythology and story that follows the first generation raised in a surviving civilization of the post-apocalyptic world. Two sisters along with two friends leave a place of safety and comfort to brave dangers, known and unknown, living and undead on an important quest.
"Pursued by those who wish to protect them and those who wish to harm them, a tale of growing up and transformation unfurls across dangerous terrain, challenging everything they know about the world, themselves, and each other. Some will become heroes. Some will become villains. But all of them will find the truths they seek.”
'The Walking Dead: World Beyond' is a two-season affair.