Here is everything you need to know about the new release date of The Walking Dead: Dead City.
The Walking Dead: Dead City is an upcoming American post-apocalyptic horror drama television series created by Eli Jorné, based on The Walking Dead characters Maggie and Negan. It is intended to be the fourth spin-off and overall fifth series in The Walking Dead franchise, sharing continuity with the other television series. There is no doubt that this newest addition has gotten quite a lot of attention over the last few months.
As, the creators are doing a terrific job of staying on top with new themes and relatable characters for this universe’s viewers despite competing against some of the major competitors, including NBC and ABC. If you are looking for something new in the post-apocalyptic series, then this is the perfect show for you! To get a head start, we’ve put together a brief rundown of everything you need to know about the release date, plotline, and cast.
Keep reading to learn more about AMC’s The Walking Dead: Dead City.
The Walking Dead: Dead City Release Date
Unfortunately, the new series will not return on the network in January 2023, so fans will have to wait a little longer, which is a few months.
If you recall, the development of the series began in March 2022, and the filming began on July 19, 2022, in New Jersey and concluded on October 24, 2022. It has now been confirmed that The Walking Dead: Dead City is scheduled to premiere on a new date which will be sometime around June 2023, and will consist of six episodes.
It is also reported to premiere on a weekly basis on Sunday at the time slot of 9 p.m., which will be available to stream on a weekly basis on AMC+ or AMC. We would like to highlight that the network has just announced the release window but not the exact release date. So, the viewers should be patient, as it will be declared in the coming months.
The Walking Dead: Dead City Plot
The official description of the series states, “A new series set in ‘The Walking Dead Universe’, starring Lauren Cohan and Jeffrey Dean Morgan, The Walking Dead: Dead City envisions the popular Maggie and Negan characters traveling into a post-apocalyptic Manhattan long ago cut off from the mainland. The crumbling city is filled with the dead and denizens who have made New York City their own world full of anarchy, danger, beauty, and terror.”
“Eli has created a chaotic, beautiful, grimy madhouse of the dead for Negan, Maggie, and fans of the show eager to discover an unseen and insane world of the TWD Universe,” the franchise architect Scott Gimple said in a recent statement. “Lauren and Jeffrey have always been fantastic collaborators and now, we bring that collaboration to the next level with a series that will take these characters to their limits with the world – and each other. All of us are thrilled to take you on an all-new, all-different TWD epic for the ages.”
In addition to this, Lauren Cohan said in a statement, “I’m thrilled to partner with Dan McDermott and the team at AMC on the next chapter in The Walking Dead Universe. Maggie is very close to my heart and I’m excited to continue her journey against the iconic backdrop of New York City, alongside my friend and collaborator, Jeffrey Dean Morgan. Eli Jorné has created something incredibly special and I cannot wait for the fans to see what we have in store for Maggie and Negan.”
The Walking Dead: Dead City Cast and Crew
Eli Jorné serves as the showrunner of the show. The main cast members of the series are as follows Lauren Cohan as Maggie Rhee (née Greene): The widow of Glenn Rhee, who was killed by Negan, and former leader of Hilltop who puts her differences aside with Negan following the Whisperer War, Jeffrey Dean Morgan as Negan Smith: The former leader of the Saviors who became a prisoner at Alexandria and was later reformed after he killed Alpha during the Whisperer War.
Along with Gaius Charles as Perlie Armstrong: A devoted family man, Željko Ivanek as The Croat, Jonathan Higginbotham as Tommaso, Mahina Napoleon as Ginny, Trey Santiago-Hudson as Jan, Charlie Solis as “The Bartender.” The other cast embers which are in the series are as follows Michael Anthony, Alex Borlo, David Chen, Randy Gonzalez, Alex Huynh, Aixa Kendrick, Mahina Napoleon, Karina Ortiz, Caleb Reese Paul, Eleanor Reissa, and John Wu have been cast in undisclosed roles. Maggie’s son Hershel Rhee will also appear, however, it is unclear who will portray him.
The Walking Dead: Dead City Episodes and Streaming Options
The series will pick up two years after the end of the original series’ 11th and final season, which aired in late 2022, and will see the duo of Maggie and Negan fly to Manhattan in New York City, which has been sealed off from the rest of the country, to deal with new tales and threats. The upcoming series will have at least a total of 6 episodes which will drop on a weekly basis. On the other hand, the episode titles and synopsis of the series are not released by the network as of January 12, 2023. The network will publish those details when the episodes are due to air on the streaming service.
So, we would advise fans to be patient while waiting for these updates, which will be issued in the coming months. The Walking Dead: Dead City will be available to stream on AMC and AMC+ depending on the viewer’s location and membership plans, along with other TV shows and original movies. Users can choose from a number of plans based on a monthly or yearly basis, which are based on their preferences, and which allow viewers to watch new series and movies based on location when the content is available to air worldwide. Users have the choice to continue watching the series with their active subscriptions.
The Walking Dead: Dead City Official First Look
The first official look of 0:20 seconds was released on November 20, 2022, which reflects on Maggie and Negan finding themselves in a post-apocalyptic New York City in which survivors have made it their own world of anarchy, danger, beauty, and terror. In the Dead City teaser, Maggie and Negan enter a post-apocalyptic Manhattan that has long since been cut off from the rest of the world. The teaser includes scenes of the two collaborating as well as scenes showing the constantly changing walkers. It even includes a clip of them passing graffiti that reads “Dawn Lincoln Center Come Kill With Us,” as they walk by.
Take a look at the official The Walking Dead: Dead City teaser promo below:
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