AMC Finally Reveals Title of The Walking Dead Spinoff

After two years of development, AMC is finally ready to reveal the title of the highly anticipated “companion series” for The Walking Dead.

Via a report in Variety, the name of the spinoff series is Fear The Walking Dead. Series co-creator Robert Kirkman made the initial announcement on twitter and added: “IT’S OFFICIAL! The walking dead companion show on AMC is called FEAR THE WALKING DEAD! Expect more news very soon!”

Fear The Walking Dead takes place in Los Angeles during the earliest days of the zombie outbreak depicted in The Walking Dead. The series stars Cliff Curtis, Kim Dickens, Frank Dillane and Alycia Debnam Carey.

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Dave Erickson co-created Fear The Walking Dead with Kirkman, and Erickson will also serve as the showrunner.  The Walking Dead executive producers Gale Anne Hurd, Greg Nicotero and David Alpert will have the same role on the spinoff series.

AMC will premiere the first trailer for Fear The Walking Dead this Sunday during the fifth season finale of The Walking Dead. Fear The Walking Dead will make its debut on the network this summer with a six episode first season, with a second season already ordered for 2016.