Everything we know about Kirkman's mysterious Walking Dead spinoff series

Contributed by
Apr 29, 2019, 6:21 AM EDT (Updated)

It’s been more than a year since we heard AMC was developing a spinoff series for undead hit The Walking Dead, and now we finally have some details about the mystery project.

The world of The Walking Dead is a big one, though for five seasons the action has been largely relegated to Atlanta and some surrounding towns in Georgia. That hyper-focus is a big part of what makes the series so good (see: Jericho season two for a case of going too big too fast), but it has left fans wondering what’s going on in the rest of the world.

Now we’ll finally get a chance to find out. The crew behind the series are putting the companion show together, which’ll dig into a whole new corner of the Dead-verse. Though the series hasn’t actually gotten a season pickup yet (it’s currently in the pilot phase), it’s considered a virtual lock, considering that the mothership series often beats network shows in the TV ratings race.

From the setting to main characters, here is everything we know about the currently untitled Walking Dead companion series (codenamed Cobalt):

Make Your Inbox Important

Like Comic-Con. Except every week in your inbox.

Sign-up breaker