With the extreme success of 'The Walking Dead' television series on AMC, it was only a matter of time before we were given some type of spin-off series set in this zombie infested world. Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd and David Alpert will serve as executive producers for the pilot and Dave Erickson will be the show runner and E.P. as well. Here's a few statements from AMC and the creative team:
The pilot for this new series should begin production in late 2014.
Season 5 of ‘The Walking Dead’ begins on October 12 and airs on AMC. It stars Andrew Lincoln as Rick Grimes, Norman Reedus as Daryl Dixon, Steven Yeun as Glenn Rhee, Lauren Cohan as Maggie Greene, Chandler Riggs as Carl Grimes, Danai Gurira as Michonne, Melissa McBride as Carol Peletier, Emily Kinney as Beth Greene, Chad Coleman as Tyreese, Sonequa Martin-Green as Sasha, Lawrence Gilliard, Jr. as Bob Stookey, Michael Cudlitz as Abraham Ford, Josh McDermitt as Eugene Porter, Alanna Masterson as Tara Chambler, Christian Serratos as Rosita Espinosa, Andrew J. West as Gareth, and Seth Gilliam as Father Gabriel Stokes.