Robert Kirkman Promises Zombies Unlike We've Seen Before On Fear The Walking Dead

AMC has released a new 30-second featurette for Fear The Walking Dead featuring series creator and executive producer Robert Kirkman.

"We're focusing on different people in a different location, telling new stories, getting into new trouble," Kirkman explains. "We're going to see zombies unlike we've ever seen before. Very early on in the zombie-apocalypse, learning how to survive is something that is really going to hit these characters hard. You're going to be on the edge of your seat."

Listen to Kirkman's commens in the video below.

Living in the same universe as The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead is a gritty drama that explores the onset of the undead apocalypse through the lens of a fractured family. Set in a city where people come to escape, shield secrets, and bury their pasts, a mysterious outbreak threatens to disrupt what little stability high school guidance counselor Madison Clark (Kim Dickens) and English teacher Travis Manawa (Cliff Curtis) have managed to assemble. The everyday pressure of blending two families while dealing with resentful, escapist, and strung out children takes a back seat when society begins to break down. A forced evolution, a necessary survival of the fittest takes hold, and our dysfunctional family must either reinvent themselves or

Fear The Walking Dead will debut in the U.S. Sunday, August 23rd at 9 p.m. ET/PT with an extended 90-minute episode.