Is The Walking Dead: Dead City expected to release in 2022 or 2023? Continue reading to find out.
The Walking Dead: Dead City is an upcoming American 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. If you are looking for something new in the post-apocalyptic series, then this is the perfect show for you!
Additionally, after the events of the last seasons of the other TWD franchises, the fans of this television series are now wondering what happens next in this universe. So especially for you, we’ve compiled a quick rundown of everything you need to know about the latest details, including the official release date, plot, and cast, so you can get excited about the next chapter and be ready before the series airs on the streaming service.
Here’s everything we know so far about The Walking Dead: Dead City.
The Walking Dead: Dead City Release Date and Time Slot
In New York City, filming started in July and was finished in October 2022. The Walking Dead: Dead City will make its television debut in April 2023. It will air every Sunday at the time slot of 9/8c, which will be available to stream on a weekly basis on AMC+ or AMC.
In addition to this, the official release date of the series has not yet been confirmed as November 25, 2022. The series’ name was also announced at the same time before changing later that August. The principal photography started in New Jersey on July 19, 2022, and ended on October 24, 2022.
The Walking Dead: Dead City Plot
The official synopsis of Dead City from AMC describes the show as an adventure for Negan and Maggie. According to AMC, “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
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. Eli Jorné serves as the showrunner.
The Walking Dead: Dead City Episodes and Streaming Options
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 November 25, 2022. 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.
Depending on the viewer’s location and membership plans, The Walking Dead: Dead City will be available to stream on AMC and AMC+ along with other tv series and original movies to choose from a number of plans based on a monthly or yearly basis, which the users can opt for as per their preferences, which allows viewers to watch new series and movies based on location when the content is available to air worldwide. Users have the option to keep their subscriptions active and watch the series.
The Walking Dead: Dead City Official Trailer
The official trailer 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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