The predominant collection of The Walking Dead has now been on for 10 seasons, and a lot time has handed since Rick began traversing the dystopian America together with his son, the introduction of Michonne, the spinning off of Fear the Walking Dead, Steven Yeun’s beautiful mug getting hit within the face with a baseball bat, Rick departed the present, and the whole lot else that’s transpired in AMC’s adaptation of Robert Kirkman’s comedian, that it’s now time for infants to get their flip with the franchise. We’re all outdated, is what I’m saying.
Premiering on the 2020 San Diego Comic-Con, the trailer for The Walking Dead: World Beyond imagines a brand new era born into the zombie apocalypse and craving to know what lies past the partitions. The Walking Dead is for youths now!
The walkers nonetheless get bashed within the face with blunt objects, splashing gallons of Greg Nicotero-approved blood everywhere, however the tone of the trailer is considerably bizarrely spry within the face of all that horror. This isn’t spoopy Walking Dead, nevertheless it isn’t the morose unique collection with teenagers plugged in both. With shades of Angie Thomas, John Green, and the pillars of contemporary YA fiction, the varied forged of kiddos are battling flesh-eaters and their emotions in regards to the state of the world. It’s extraordinarily honest, which in 2020 performs even youthful than the forged itself.
At the 2019 Comic-Con, The Walking Dead’s chief content material officer Scott Gimple teased the collection as a sort of Lord of the Flies with zombies. “We’re going to see some of these kids become heroes, and some becomes villains,” Gimple teased on the time. The trailer appears to be like a bit extra like The Perks of Being a Walkerslayer.
Will children assist make Robert Kirkman’s mega-franchise successful for an additional 10 years? We’ll know in a number of months: The Walking Dead: World Beyond premieres Sunday, Oct. 4, straight after The Walking Dead season 10 finale.