The long-running post-apocalyptic horror franchise Walking Dead is greenlit for its eleventh season. But this is going to the finale season of this franchise, according to AMC.
The basic-cable network reveals that the renewed season of Walking Dead now supersized to 24 episodes in early September. Traditionally, each season of this zombie drama runs for a total of 16 episodes. Will span the upcoming 24 episodes over a period of two years.
Showrunner Angela Kang confirms the eleventh season of this zombie drama at New York Comic Con on October 5, 2019.
Angela Kang also confirms six bonus episodes extending Season 10 at The Walking Dead’s Comic-Con @ Home panel. She adds, “if all goes well,” these episodes will release in 2021, with the renewed season 11 to follow suit in 2022.
Who will be seen in the cast of The Walking Dead Season 11?
Lauren Cohan is all set to return to the eleventh season of The Walking Dead. She is excited about her return and calls it “completely surreal” at the New York Comic-Con. To her, this return “feels just like home. It feels so emotional.” Lauren Cohan plays Maggie in The Walking Dead.
Carol by Melissa McBride and Daryl by Norman Reedus newly added to the show in the running season. Above all, Melissa and Darly are returning to Season 11.
Besides this, the other confirmed cast members are Ezekiel by Khary Payton. Negan by Jeffrey Dean Morgan. Rosita Espinosa by Christian Serratos. Father Gabriel Stokes by Seth Gilliam. Magna by Nadia Hilker. Lydia by Cassady McClincy and Yumiko by Eleanor Matsuura.
When will season 11 of The Walking Dead premiere?
As per the announcement at the Comic-Con, season 11 of The Walking Dead will premiere in 2022. Filming not started yet. Since May, it was to take place, but the ongoing pandemic has brought the production to a halt. Angela Kang reports, “We were about a week and a half out at the point which California shut down.”
The Walking Dead team confirms that cast and crew members are reportedly going to start the production in just a few weeks.
There is no official confirmation or an update about the release date for the film.
Will the Daryl and Carol spin-off happen?
Angela Kang confirms the spin-off of the storyline of Daryl and Carol. Kang will take charge as the showrunner. It expected as of now to premiere in 2023.
This upcoming show will bring back Daryl Dixon by Norman Reedus and Carol Peletier by Melissa McBride.
Angela Kang adds, “We knew we wanted to do this roadshow, we knew that we wanted the tone to kind of be a little lighter.” The lightness in tone “doesn’t mean really light, but just that it’s not quite as we meet one enemy and are following the ups and downs and war story of that.” Carol and Daryl’s story will be more like a journey.
The additional episodes of season 10 are going to continue on AMC and NOW TV in 2021, with season 11 slate for the 2022 release. Till then, you can binge-watch the previous episodes of this zombie drama, The Walking Dead. Stay safe, stay connected.