The Walking Dead: World Beyond Cast, Creators Talk New Perspective

Walking Dead fans are down to less than a month before they learn how the tenth season of The Walking Dead wraps up, and how the sixth season of Fear the Walking Dead can find a way (if possible) to keep Morgan (Lennie James) alive considering the condition he was in at the end of last season. But we're particularly interested in seeing what The Walking Dead: World Beyond is all about. Told from the perspective of a younger generation who grew up in a more structured, organized community, our survivors find themselves venturing beyond their secure walls on a mission that takes them into an unknown and deadly world. From what we've seen of the limited spinoff series, it looks to be living up to its promise of offering a fresh perspective on the world fans have gotten to know for over ten years.

The Walking Dead: World Beyond: A Look At Season 1
The Walking Dead: World Beyond: A Look At Season 1

Now, AMC is offering viewers a look behind the scenes with the cast and the show's creators as they break down each member of this journey as well as what viewers can expect from the first generation to grow up within the apocalypse:

Created by Scott M. Gimple and Matthew Negrete, the two-season limited series stars Alexa Mansour as Hope, Nicolas Cantu as Elton, Hal Cumpston as Silas, Aliyah Royale as Iris, Annet Mahendru as Huck, Nico Tortorella as Felix, and Julia Ormond as Elizabeth. Recurring this season is Joe Holt as Leo, Natalie Gold as Lyla, Al Calderon as Barca, Scott Adsit as Tony, and Ted Sutherland as Percy.

Here's how "'Walking Dead' October 2020" is shaping up: World Beyond premieres the same night as the tenth season "finale" of TWD makes it to our screens (Sunday, October 4, at 9 pm ET, followed by TWD: WB at 10 pm ET). Then the following week, FTWD 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 Season 11 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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