November 26, 2022

‘Tales of the Strolling Lifeless’ Boss Talks Pushing the Boundaries of ‘TWD’ Universe

On this six-episode anthology sequence, Tales of the Strolling Lifeless, the most recent of AMC’s Lifeless spinoffs, new characters — in several areas — attempt to survive within the zombie-infested world.

The primary installment takes viewers on a street journey with lonely Doomsday prepper Joe (Terry Crews). He units off to discover a buddy he made on-line earlier than the apocalypse started and crosses paths with free-spirited Evie (Olivia Munn).

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“They kind this charming odd couple,” says showrunner Channing Powell. “She’s a fly-by-the-seat-of-her-pants, crystal-loving, organic-farming hippie who has by some means thrived on the finish of the world.” Maybe probably the most stunning facet of the Nineteen Seventies-inspired saga, nonetheless, is its tone.

“I don’t assume individuals equate Strolling Lifeless with humor fairly often,” Powell says, “however you will notice that Joe and Evie nonetheless have to search out happiness within the smaller moments. It’s candy.”

As for future episodes, search for Anthony Edwards as a naturalist learning walker evolution and Parker Posey enjoying an insurance coverage firm workplace supervisor in a story that Powell says “pushes the boundaries” of the franchise: “I’m curious to know if individuals need one thing totally different.”

Tales of the Strolling Lifeless, Sequence Premiere, Sunday, August 14, 9/8c, AMC