Maggie and Negan return in the first teaser trailer for “The Walking Dead: Dead City”

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Lauren Cohan y Jeffrey Dean Morgan protagonizan este spin-off de “The Walking Dead”. (AMC)

The Walking Dead: Dead City It will be one of the series derived from the successful production based on the homonymous comic by Robert Kirkman. After culminating after 11 seasons, AMC’s plan is to expand this universe with solo stories centered on various known and/or new characters. This is how this project centered on Maggie Rhee (Lauren Cohan) y Negan Smith (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) which already has its first teaser trailer.

Both characters have a long history and their relationship is not necessarily characterized by closeness. In fact, Maggie has a deep hatred for Negan since he murdered her husband, Glenn Rhee, Steven Yeun’s character who appeared between the first and seventh seasons. In this journey away from the group of survivors, both will have to put their differences aside to avoid death in a city full of walkers.

"Dead City" is a spin-off project of this zombie universe that will be released in April 2023. (AMC)
“Dead City” is a spin-off project of this zombie universe that will be released in April 2023. (AMC)

The spin-off of The Walking Dead was filmed this year and will be released in April 2023 via AMC and its AMC+ platform in the United States. At the moment, it has not been decided what its release date will be in Latin America, a region in which all the contents of the franchise can be seen through Star+.

In addition to Lauren Cohan y Jeffrey Dean Morgan Returning to their famous roles in fiction, they will be joined in the cast by Gaius Charles as Perlie Armstrong, Željko Ivanek as the Croatian, Jonathan Higginbotham as Tommaso, Mahina Napoleon as Ginny, Trey Santiago-Hudson as Jano and Karine Ortiz as Amaia. .

Jeffrey Dean Morgan at the first glimpse of Negan on Manhattan Island.  (AMC)
Jeffrey Dean Morgan at the first glimpse of Negan on Manhattan Island. (AMC)

Divided into six episodes, the season of The Walking Dead: Dead City it is set a few years after the end of the original series that just aired a few days ago. For some unknown reason, Maggie and Negan end up together on a scouting mission in Manhattan, which is infested with zombies and other humans who also want to get out alive.

The first trailer let you see the characters join other groups of people and is intercut with scenes of the walkers. It even leaves open the question about a new type of infected that appears for only a few seconds. “It’s a madhouse, and [Maggie y Negan] they enter and are dragged to the asylum. There is a lot of conflict. There is a lot of action. There are zip lines. The walkers are crazy,” teased creator Scott M. Gimple.

Lauren Cohan will be one of the stars of the spin-off in her return as Maggie.  (AMC)
Lauren Cohan will be one of the stars of the spin-off in her return as Maggie. (AMC)

Likewise, the president of AMC Studios, Dan McDermott, released more details about the plot, such as, for example, that the island of Manhattan was abandoned 12 years ago by the US government when it decided to blow up all its bridges and tunnels that connected it. with the outside. Walkers have reigned in this place without the intervention of an attack for more than a decade.

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“There is a herd of a million walkers that dominates the streets of Manhattan… Maggie and Negan have to travel to the island, where there is a small [facción] civilian who lives in Manhattan on the 10th floor of every building, and they zip-line back and forth above the streets,” he said.

The Walking Dead: Dead City It will be released in April next year.

Keep reading:

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