Fear the Walking Dead Comic-Con Panel

Fear the Walking Dead has never achieved the popularity of its sister show, but it remains a key piece of one of the biggest franchises on television…and a constant presence in Hall H at Comic-Con. AMC brought the series back to the world’s largest pop culture convention in the middle of the series’ fifth season, which continued the show’s attempt to soft-reboot itself with new cast members and a new direction.

Here’s what we learned from the panel.

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AMC debuted the season five trailer for Fear the Walking Dead at WonderCon. Fans were surprised to see not only the spin-off’s Daniel Salazar (Ruben Blades) return, but Dwight (Austin Amelio) from the mothership Walking Dead. Amelio and Blades were there to surprise the fans, and producers spoke with reporters about the new season in a press room.

Scott Gimple, Ian Goldberg and Andrew Chambliss spoke about the new season, including the returning characters, some new ones and the emotional turmoil of killing walkers.

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fear the walking dead season 5 trailer

AMC’s The Walking Dead shows are known for being bleak, relentlessly grim pieces of television, but could Fear the Walking Dead be introducing a ray of hope? The spin-off series has been walking that path toward the light since Lennie James‘ Morgan Jones made the crossover from The Walking Dead, bringing with him his philosophy of benevolence, community, and hope. Now in the Fear the Walking Dead season 5 trailer, he’s putting that philosophy into action, and the rest of the core group are along for the ride.

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Better Call Saul Season 5

From the Television Critics Association panel presentation by AMC, the network announced the renewal of three shows, including Better Call Saul season 5. But they also have a couple new shows in the works from Forgetting Sarah Marshall star Jason Segel and master filmmaker Park Chan-wook, and they announced the premiere date for the documentary series Eli Roth’s History of Horror. Read More »

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One thing was made instantly and constantly clear from the Fear the Walking Dead Comic-Con 2018 panel: this is a show in the middle of a serious reinvention.

AMC’s spin-off has never been as popular as The Walking Dead, but the most recent changes suggest that the network wants to transform it from second fiddle into “must-see TV.” Here’s what you need to know.

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Fear the Walking Dead season 4 trailer

A new Fear the Walking Dead season 4 trailer just debuted in Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con International. But there’s good news for fans of the spin-off series who couldn’t make it to the convention in person: the trailer is now online for all to see. Check it out below.
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fear the walking dead lawsuit

AMC has been hit with yet another lawsuit over its massively popular The Walking Dead franchise. But this time, it’s the spin-off Fear the Walking Dead engaging in the legal battle.

Dead Ahead author Mel Smith has accused Fear the Walking Dead of copyright infringement after its season 2 arc tread too closely to his book’s premise of a zombie apocalypse at sea.

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How Hard Can It Be

In this edition of TV bits:

  • That Bad Boys spin-off series now has a title
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda is about to make his DuckTales debut
  • Watch the first 3 minutes of the Fear the Walking Dead season premiere
  • Antonique Smith joins Luke Cage season 2
  • A trailer for FX’s Pose
  • Allison Pearson’s How Hard Can It Be? will be adapted for TV
  • BET Orders Finding Justice docuseries from Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia
  • Warren Ellis‘ Injection comic being adapted for TV

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In this edition of TV bits:

  • The legend of King Arthur is getting yet another re-imagining
  • A trailer for Archer season 9
  • A new Series of Unfortunate Events clip
  • That amazing instrumental cover of “Heart-Shaped Box” from the Westworld trailer is now available
  • Alex Kurtzman will direct Star Trek: Discovery season 2 premiere
  • A new teaser for Fear the Walking Dead

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For a zombie show, you don’t see a lot of characters return in The Walking Dead. Which is why it feels like a miracle to see fan-favorite Walking Dead character Morgan Jones cross over to the AMC spin-off, Fear the Walking Dead. Especially in a series that has a pretty poor track record with black characters.

Walking Dead star Lennie James was announced to make the jump to the spin-off last year, but it’s still a pleasant surprise to see him show up in the first Fear the Walking Dead season 4 trailer.

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