Comic book writer and creator of The Walking Dead Robert Kirkman has confirmed the title of zombie drama’s upcoming companion series.
In a post on Twitter, Kirkman revealed that the show will be called Fear The Walking Dead:
IT'S OFFICIAL! The walking dead companion show on AMC is called FEAR THE WALKING DEAD! Expect more news very soon! #FearTheWalkingDead
— Robert Kirkman (@RobertKirkman) March 27, 2015
The companion series stars Cliff Curtis, Kim Dickens, Frank Dillane and Alycia Debnam-Carey. The show, which already has a two-season commitment, will begin with a six episode first season due to air at the end of the summer.
Fear The Walking Dead will show the zombie apocalypse in Los Angeles and will be independent from The Walking Dead.