Production for AMC’s Fear the Walking Dead has been shut down due to concerns over the coronavirus and pre-production for The Walking Dead has been pushed back as well.
Today has been a big day for the entertainment industry in its relationship to the coronavirus. While several films had already been pushed back over concerns over the virus, several more have been delayed over the past few days and many productions have been shut down due to the outbreak. Now, Fear the Walking Dead has been added to that list.
According to a new report from Deadline, production for Fear the Walking Dead has been halted due to concerns over the coronavirus. The season, already in production, was already on a week break. Because of the new concerns over the coronavirus, however, this break will be extending to three weeks.
In addition, The Walking Dead will also be pushing back pre-production for its eleventh season. While the writing for the upcoming season will continue thanks to modern technology, the work on the ground has been delayed in order to ensure everyone on set remains healthy. The pre-production phase is said to have been pushed back by three to four weeks.
What do you all make of this news? Are you glad to hear that AMC is delaying The Walking Dead series’ over the coronavirus? Let us know what you think in the comments below!
The sixth season of Fear the Walking Dead currently does not have a release date. Fans, however, can still watch the latest season of The Walking Dead on AMC. Here is the official synopsis for the show’s tenth season:
A few months after the end of Season 9, the collected communities are still dealing with the after effects of Alpha’s horrific display of power, reluctantly respecting the new border imposed on them, all while organizing themselves into a militia-style fighting force, preparing for a battle that may be unavoidable.
The Walking Dead stars Norman Reedus, Melissa McBride, Danai Gurira, Josh McDermitt, Christian Serratos, Seth Gilliam, Ross Marquand, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Khary Payton, Cooper Andrews, Callan McAuliffe, Nadia Hilker, Eleanor Matsuura, Lauren Ridloff, Cailey Fleming, Cassady McClincy, Ryan Hurst, and Samantha Morton as Alpha.
The Walking Dead airs Sunday at 9 P.M. on AMC.