Fear the Walking Dead Official Synopsis Released Online

fear-the-walking-deadFollowing the release of the show's first teaser trailer earlier tonight, AMC has released the first official synopsis for Fear the Walking Dead, the forthcoming companion to The Walking Dead, TV's biggest show.

The series will feature all new characters and have no connection to the comics or existing material.

You can check out the synopsis below.

What did the world look like as it was transforming into the horrifying apocalypse depicted in The Walking Dead? This summer, AMC will answer that question with Fear The Walking Dead, an all-new original series set in Los Angeles, following new characters as they face the beginning of the end of the world.

Starring Kim Dickens (Gone Girl, Sons of Anarchy), Cliff Curtis (Missing, Gang Related), Frank Dillane (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince) and Alycia Debnam Carey (Into the Storm) and Executive Produced by Dave Erickson (Marco Polo, Sons of Anarchy), Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, Greg Nicotero and David Alpert, Fear The Walking Dead premieres this summer, with a second season airing in 2016.