Before its first 6-episode season has even begun, when all we see are snapshots and quickie trailers, Robert Kirkman‘s prequel to his wildly successful The Walking Dead, has been confirmed for a second season. That’s right. Fear The Walking Dead, will return for a 15-episode season 2 in 2016.
Starring Kim Dickens, RubÃ©n Blades, Cliff Curtis, Mercedes Mason, Alycia Debnam-Carey, and Frank Dillane, it tells the story of the outbreak of the now familiar zombie apocalypse in The Walking Dead, and centers on how a family struggles to cope amidst this horror. This show is set in Los Angeles], and we’ve been privy to the grittier feel this urban setting provides the new series.
With Robert Kirkman overseeing this one, we know it is sure to terrify and delight us as its sister show.
Season 1 of Fear The Walking Dead begins Sunday, August 23rd on AMC, and leads into the season 6 premiere of The Walking Dead on Sunday, August 11th, also on AMC.
Fear The Walking Dead synopsis:
A companion series to â€œThe Walking Dead,â€ the #1 show on television among adults 18-49, â€œFear the Walking Deadâ€ takes us back to the beginning of the zombie apocalypse â€“ a time when the world was changing rapidly for reasons unknown, before anyone understood exactly what was happening, when life as everyone knew it was upended and altered in ways no one could have ever imagined. â€œFear the Walking Deadâ€ is executive produced by Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, Greg Nicotero, David Alpert and showrunner David Erickson and produced by AMC Studios. The series, set in Los Angeles, stars Kim Dickens as Madison, Cliff Curtis as Travis, Frank Dillane as Nick, Alycia Debnam-Carey as Alicia, Elizabeth Rodriguez as Liza, Ruben Blades as Daniel, Mercedes Mason as Ofelia and Lorenzo James Henrie as Chris.