Fear the Walking Dead Season 6 Images: Virginia Runs This Place Now

Last month was a pretty decent month for viewers of AMC's Fear the Walking Dead, learning that the series will be making its sixth-season return on Sunday, October 11, and getting a new trailer to mark the occasion (more on that in a minute). From what we've seen so far, Morgan's (Lennie James) fate may not be as "definite" as we first thought, Also, James and Colman Domingo direct episodes during what's being described as a darker, more "anthology"-like season that introduces us to Zoe Colletti's Dakota (Virginia's (Colby Minifie) little sister) and a new pet for Daniel (Rubén Blades). Now, we're getting a look at what's in store for our survivors with the release of six new preview images that are not inspiring a ton of hope (though we love seeing James behind the camera):

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A look at Fear the Walking Dead season 6 (Image: AMC Networks)
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A look at Fear the Walking Dead season 6 (Image: AMC Networks)
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A look at Fear the Walking Dead season 6 (Image: AMC Networks)
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A look at Fear the Walking Dead season 6 (Image: AMC Networks)
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A look at Fear the Walking Dead season 6 (Image: AMC Networks)
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A look at Fear the Walking Dead season 6 (Image: AMC Networks)

So here's how things are looking for the remainder of 2020: The Walking Dead: World Beyond premieres the same night as the tenth season "finale" of The Walking Dead makes it to our screens (Sunday, October 4, at 9 pm ET, followed by TWD: WB at 10 pm ET). Then the following week, Fear the Walking Dead starts up its sixth season (Sunday, October 11, at 9 pm ET, preceding TWD: WB)- and will resume production on the season in late August. And while there won't be an eleventh season this year, production is expected to resume in October (with the tenth season getting 6 additional episodes, expected to air in early 2021).

The Walking Dead season 10, episode 16 "A Certain Doom": Beta engages the final battle of the Whisperer War. Directed by Greg Nicotero, with a story by  Jim Barnes, Eli Jorné, and Corey Reed, and teleplay by Reed.

The Walking Dead: World Beyond delves 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.

Season six of Fear the Walking Dead explores what has become of the unlikely family once united by a mission to help those in need. After being torn apart by Virginia (Colby Minifie) and her Pioneers, the group is now dispersed across her far-reaching settlements. Morgan's (Lennie James) last message at the end of season five implored the group to "Live" and this season we'll see what that means to each of them. Some will find the stability and opportunity within Virginia's communities to be intriguing, some will sink into darkness, while others will fight back against what has been forced upon them. Life behind Virginia's walls will test each and every one of them in different ways, forcing them to define who they are in this new world.

About Ray Flook

Serving as Television Editor since 2018, Ray began five years earlier as a contributing writer/photographer before being brought on board as staff in 2017.

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