Among the many upcoming series premiering new footage at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con was: Stories of the Walking Dead. As you can guess from the title, the six-episode show is a spin-off of the popular AMC series, a snippet unlike the others. Walking Dead show, Stories of the Walking Dead is an anthology series. That means each episode will focus on a different character and across a wide variety of locations and times.
Shortly before entering the stage Terry Crews, Samantha Morton, Danny Ramirezand showrunner Channing Powell visited the Collider studio at SDCC to talk about the show. During the fun interview, they talked about what amazed them about making the series, how it’s a non-stop shoot, why it’s a six-episode season, the way making an anthology series is like filming every week a new pilot how not i don’t need to have seen one The living Dead to enjoy this series, and how one of the episodes is set about thirty-five years in the future. In addition, Crews talks about the ever-growing popularity of Mike Judge‘s idiocracy, and Powell tells how the writers came up with 25 ideas for the six-episode season.
Stories of the Walking Dead also stars Olivia Munn, Parker Posey, Anthony Edwards, Poppy Liu, Jillian Bell, Loan Chabanol, Embeth Davidtz, Jessie T. Usherand Daniella Pineda. The series premieres on AMC and AMC+ on August 14 at 9 p.m. ET. AMC+ will stream the first two episodes on the same night and will broadcast episodes a week earlier on the streamer from August 21.
Check out what Crews, Morton, Ramirez and Powell had to say in the player above, and exactly what we talked about is listed below.
Terry Crews, Samantha Morton, Danny Ramirez and Channing Powell
- When did Terry Crews realize? idiocracy turned into a documentary?
- Channing Powell on what she wants people to know about the series and how you don’t need to. The living Dead to watch this series.
- How part of the show takes place about 35 years in the future.
- What would people be surprised to learn about the making of the series?
- How many takes do the actors get?
- The cast tells what to expect in their episodes.
- How did they come to a six-episode season?
- Powell tells how the writers came up with 25 ideas for the six-episode season.
- How making an anthology series is like filming a new pilot every week.