During The Walking Dead Season 5 finale, AMC released the first trailer for The Walking Dead companion series, which is called Fear The Walking Dead.
Fear The Walking Dead was recently given a two season order by AMC. The first season will consist of six one-hour episodes and is set to premiere later this summer. The second season will air during 2016.
Fear The Walking Dead will be set in Los Angeles and focused on new characters and storylines.
Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, Greg Nicotero and David Alpert from The Walking Dead are executive producers of the new series, which, like the original, is being produced by AMC Studios. Dave Erickson (Marco Polo, Sons of Anarchy), who co-created and co-wrote the pilot with Kirkman, is an executive producer and showrunner. The series will star Cliff Curtis (Missing, Gang Related), Kim Dickens (Gone Girl, Sons of Anarchy), Frank Dillane (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince) and Alycia Debnam Carey (Into the Storm).