AMC has officially set a release date for their upcoming Walking Dead spin-off, The Walking Dead: World Beyond. The zombie series will air Sunday, April 12 at 10:00 p.m. ET/9c following The Walking Dead season 10 finale. Subsequent episodes will air Sunday nights at 9:00 p.m. ET/8c

The Walking Dead: World Beyond series expands the universe of The Walking Dead, delving into a 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. 

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Since the first The Walking Dead: World Beyond trailer fans have been eager to get back into a fresh take on the world of The Walking Dead. Even more exciting for fans has been the rumor that the show might bring back dead characters from The Walking Dead universe. Things can definitely get interesting in this new series, especially as we wait for that Rick Grimes Walking Dead movie coming as a limited event to AMC sometime in the near future.

Co-created by Scott M. Gimple and showrunner Matt Negrete, The Walking Dead: World Beyond stars Aliyah Royale, Alexa Mansour, Annet Mahendru, Nicolas Cantu, Hal Cumpston, Nico Tortorella and Julia Ormond. Produced and distributed by AMC Studios, the series is executive produced by Gimple, Negrete, Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, David Alpert and Brian Bockrath.

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