AMC is working on yet another The Walking Dead spinoff series, this one titled Tales of the Walking Dead, and Variety reports that Olivia Munn (The Predator) has joined the cast!
Other new cast members include Danny Ramirez (Assassination Nation), Loan Chabanol (The Transporter Refueled), Embeth Davidtz (Old), and Jessie T. Usher (The Boys). They join the previously announced Daniella Pineda (The Vampire Diaries), Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), Parker Posey (Scream 3), Poppy Liu (Hacks), Anthony Edwards (Zodiac), and Jillian Bell (Goosebumps).
The Walking Dead alum Channing Powell is showrunning the spin-off, the first season of which will comprise of six hour-long episodes set within the world of The Walking Dead. Expect to see both new and existing characters.
“This series, more than any other in the Walking Dead Universe, runs on new voices, perspectives, and ideas—bringing to life stories unlike any we’ve told before,” explains Scott Gimple, executive producer and chief content officer of The Walking Dead universe. “I’m thrilled to be Channing’s consigliere, helping in every way I can to make those new visions real for the best fans in TV… I’m so grateful to AMC and Scott for supporting me and my writers while we pushed, pulled, and poked at the boundaries of this universe to bring you something new and unexpected, while hopefully still tending to what core audiences loved so much about the flagship show.”
Words: Samantha McLaren (@themeatispeople)