A new series from Telltale Games is headed to Netflix, bringing the cult hit zombie franchise to a new generation of viewers.
The Walking Dead: The Show will debut March 17 on Netflix, with a limited theatrical run, and will be available on demand on March 21, the company announced today.
The show, which is based on the zombie series The Walking Death, follows a group of survivors as they try to survive the undead onslaught that has wiped out most of the world’s population, and has turned some to despair and despair, to join a small group of surviving survivors known as The Council of Three.
The show will also feature a host of new characters, including a new cast of characters from Tell, including Michonne, Shane, Rick, Carl, Daryl and Beth.
The Walking Death: The Series will be directed by the critically acclaimed horror director David Wise and stars Emily Kinney, Steven Yeun, David Tennant, and Nicholas Hoult.
The series is set in the near future and will take place in the world of The Walking, a world where zombies have evolved and gone on the rampage.
As survivors, you will be tasked with keeping the Council of three alive in order to protect humanity from a growing threat called the undead.
You will have the chance to explore the world, fight monsters, and work with the survivors to build a community.
The first episode will also include a brand new voice cast including Amy Acker, Michael Emerson, and Rachael Taylor.
The series will be followed by a new season, which will be released on Netflix in 2019.