Fear the Walking Dead: Colman Domingo S07 Producer; Pitched Spinoff

With Fear the Walking Dead returning for its seventh season on October 17, one of the biggest questions that will have to be answered is what exactly is Victor Strand (Colman Domingo) up to. Because when we last saw him, it felt like his plans were to use the "nuclear world order" to his power-grabbing advantage. Checking in with Deadline Hollywood's Hero Nation podcast with Anthony D'Alessandro and Dominic Patten in support of his upcoming film Candyman, the topic turned to the long-running AMC series and that's when Domingo offered his thoughts on Strand's embracing of his own greatness & dropped some interesting intel.

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Fear the Walking Dead _ Season 6 – Photo Credit: Ryan Green/AMC

First up, Domingo confirmed that he would be directing more episodes, but starting with the seventh season he will also be a producer. Later in the interview, Domingo was asked about a spinoff for Strand- and his response was surprisingly positive. "I kinda' think so, " he responded when asked if it would be a possibility. In fact, it sounds like Domingo was already one step ahead of them when he followed up with, "I actually just pitched that." Now here's your chance to check out the full Hero Nation interview:

Speaking of Victor Strand, here's a look at the newest teaser for the return of AMC's Fear the Walking Dead:

Here's a look at Karen David's (Grace) Instagram post from earlier this month that includes a number of looks at what's to come with some interesting clues. Our highlight? Seeing Maggie Grace's Al back in the mix (and what that could mean from a CRM standpoint):

Over the summer, we learned that the series was returning on Sunday, October 17 and that Sydney Lemmon's CRM soldier Isabelle would be returning, as will Omid Abtahi's Howard. Several other cast members will also join the season, including Gus Halper in an undisclosed role. Even better, Debnam-Carey will make her directorial debut this season, helming an episode. But it wasn't just intel, with two previews for the seventh season showing how our heroes are dealing with life in a landscape burning with radiation. Here's your look at what lies ahead for AMC's Fear the Walking Dead Season 7:

Co-showrunner Ian Goldberg offered some insight during a post-Season 6 finale interview on the TWD's Twitch channel as to what Season 7 could be looking like for Keith Carradine's John Dorie, Sr., now that he's dealing with the guilt of "now twice that he has not been able to stop Teddy [John Glover] from doing horrible things." While keeping specifics under lock and key, Goldberg does see John Dorie, Sr. as being a major player moving forward. "Without getting too far into where we're planning in season 7, he is going to play a major role in the show going forward. You see in the finale that he ends up in the bunker with June, the bunker that Teddy built for himself. He came a long way this season in terms of facing his past demons, his past ghosts, dealing with abandoning his son, and then reconciling the death of his son and saying goodbye, and forgiving himself with June," Goldberg explained.

Here's a look at the complete interview, with aspects of the new season touched upon throughout but with a strong focus in the last ten minutes. Some examples? Goldberg finds the "if there's no body then they're still alive" concept (asked in regards to Kim Dickens' Madison possible returning) an "interesting rule." Also, find out why Goldberg says the new season will "look like a whole different show" and "feels like a different planet" in what Goldberg and co-showrunner Andrew Chambliss are calling the "biggest reinvention" of the show yet:

As the series continues production on the seventh season, the cast of Fear the Walking Dead discuss their characters' respective motivations heading into the Season 6 finale "The Beginning" in the clip above. In the featurette that follows, the team looks ahead to how the sixth season finale dramatically changed the landscape of the walker apocalypse:

In the following clip from TWDU Sundays, host Clarke Wolfe and Lennie James discuss the journey that Morgan's taken- from being introduced on The Walking Dead to the current season of Fear the Walking Dead:

AMC's Fear the Walking Dead stars Lennie James as Morgan Jones, Alycia Debnam-Carey as Alicia Clark, Maggie Grace as Althea "Al" Szewczyk-Przygocki, Colman Domingo as Victor Strand, Danay García as Luciana Galvez, Garret Dillahunt as John Dorie, Alexa Nisenson as Charlie, Jenna Elfman as June, Rubén Blades as Daniel Salazar, Karen David as Grace, Austin Amelio as Dwight, Mo Collins as Sarah Rabinowitz, Colby Hollman as Wes, and Zoe Colletti as Dakota. Colby Minifie (Virginia) and Christine Evangelista (Sherry) also star, with John Glover, Nick Stahl, Jessica Perrin, Chinaza Uche, Dean Neistat, and Keith Carradine joining the cast.

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About Ray Flook

Serving as Television Editor since 2018, Ray began five years earlier as a contributing writer/photographer before being brought onto the core BC team in 2017.
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