Every Walking Dead Spin-Off So Far And What to Expect

‘The Walking Dead’ franchise has seen several spinoffs over the years. Here’s a guide to each one:

  1. The Walking Dead (2010-2022): The original series that premiered in 2010 and ran for 11 seasons. It followed a group of survivors trying to stay alive in a zombie apocalypse. The show featured a large ensemble cast, including Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Danai Gurira, and more.
  2. Fear the Walking Dead (2015-2023): The first spinoff, set as a prequel to the original series, explored the early days of the zombie outbreak. It focused on a blended family coping with the collapse of society. The eighth and final season aired in 2023.
  3. The Walking Dead: World Beyond (2020-2021): This spinoff, set ten years after the apocalypse, was based on the comic book series of the same name. It followed a group of young characters on a journey to discover the truth behind the zombie apocalypse. The series was canceled after one season.
  4. Tales of the Walking Dead (2022-present): An episodic anthology series set in ‘The Walking Dead’ universe, featuring new and existing characters. The show premiered in 2022, and its renewal status is pending.
  5. The Walking Dead: Dead City (2023-present): Initially announced as “Isle of the Dead,” this spinoff revolves around Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) and Maggie (Lauren Cohan). It takes place in a crumbling New York City filled with the dead and various factions. The series premiered in June 2023 and was renewed for more seasons.
  6. The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon (2023-present): This spinoff focuses on the character Daryl Dixon (played by Norman Reedus) and was initially planned to include Carol (played by Melissa McBride). However, Melissa McBride’s departure from the series led to changes in the show’s direction. It premiered in September 2023.
  7. The Walking Dead: Rick & Michonne (Upcoming): Originally teased as a film series, this project was transformed into a six-episode series. It will explore the “epic love story” of Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) and Michonne (Danai Gurira) in a changed world. Production is set to begin in the current year, and the series is expected to debut in 2024.

As the franchise continues to evolve, ‘The Walking Dead’ universe offers fans a variety of stories and perspectives set in the post-apocalyptic world.