AMC Networks announces The Walking Dead Universe virtual panels at San Diego [email protected] 2021, where AMC is bringing exclusive looks at new seasons of The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead, and The Walking Dead: World Beyond. Along with the first trailer for Season 11 of The Walking Dead, the expanded 24-episode final season of the flagship zombie drama premiering August 22, AMC will preview the upcoming Season 7 of Fear and Season 2 of World Beyond ahead of their release later this year on the network.
From Fear the Walking Dead, presenting at 1:00 PM PT on July 24, Talking Dead host Chris Hardwick moderates a Season 7 panel that includes executive producer and Walking Dead Universe chief content officer Scott Gimple, showrunners Andrew Chambliss and Ian Goldberg, and cast members Lennie James (Morgan), Alycia Debnam-Carey (Alicia), Colman Domingo (Strand), Danay Garcia (Luciana), Jenna Elfman (June), Karen David (Grace), Mo Collins (Sarah) and Christine Evangelista (Sherry). The panel includes a new look at the next season premiering this fall on AMC.
From spin-off TWD: World Beyond, presenting at 2:00 PM PT on July 24, Hardwick moderates a panel with series co-creator Gimple, co-creator and showrunner Matt Negrete, and cast members Aliyah Royale (Iris), Alexa Mansour (Hope), Nicolas Cantu (Elton), Hal Cumpston (Silas), Nico Tortorella (Felix), Annet Mahendru (Huck), Julia Ormond (Elizabeth Kublek), Jelani Alladin (Will), and Joe Holt (Dr. Leo Bennett). The presentation will reveal an exclusive first look at the second and final season premiering later this year on AMC.
From the Final Season of The Walking Dead, presenting at 3:00 PM PT on July 24, Hardwick moderates the panel with Gimple, showrunner and executive producer Angela Kang, and cast members Norman Reedus (Daryl), Melissa McBride (Carol), Jeffrey Dean Morgan (Negan), Lauren Cohan (Maggie), Khary Payton (King Ezekiel), Christian Serratos (Rosita), Josh McDermitt (Eugene), Eleanor Matsuura (Yumiko), and series newcomer Michael James Shaw (Mercer). The cast will answer fan questions and preview the upcoming season before revealing the first Season 11 trailer.
All three Walking Dead panels will be available to stream on AMC+ via its month-long Comic-Con on AMC+ package starting on July 25. AMC’s full [email protected] schedule, including panels for Shudder Original Film V/H/S/94 and Creepshow Season 3, is below:
V/H/S/94: Friday, July 23 at 1:00 PM PT
The Shudder Original Film V/H/S/94 marks the return of the infamous “found footage” anthology. Moderated by Richard Newby of Fangoria and The Hollywood Reporter, the panel will feature co-creator Brad Miska, producer Josh Goldbloom and segment directors Simon Barrett, Timo Tjahjanto, Jennifer Reeder, Ryan Prows and Chloe Okuno.
The fourth installment in the hit horror V/H/S anthology franchise, V/H/S/94 debuts this fall on SHUDDER. In V/H/S/94, after the discovery of a mysterious VHS tape, a brutish police swat team launch a high intensity raid on a remote warehouse, only to discover a sinister cult compound whose collection of pre-recorded material uncovers a nightmarish conspiracy.
SLASHER: FLESH & BLOOD: Friday, July 23 at 6:00 PM PT
Shudder presents the original horror anthology event series, Slasher: Flesh & Blood with a panel moderated by Bloody Disgusting’s Meagan Navarro, and featuring stars David Cronenberg, Paula Brancati, Rachael Crawford, showrunner Ian Carpenter and Slasher creator Aaron Martin. The panel will also debut a first look trailer.
Slasher: Flesh & Blood follows a wealthy but dysfunctional family that gathers for a reunion on a secluded island only to learn they’ll be pitted against one another in a cruel game of life and death, all while being stalked by a mysterious masked killer. Nothing is what it seems, and no one is safe as the tension- and the body count- ratchets up. As with the past installments of the series, Slasher: Flesh & Blood will combine elements of traditional murder mystery with the intense horror and bold kills that audiences have come to expect.
ULTRA CITY SMITHS: Saturday, July 24 at 11:00 AM PT
Streaming on AMC+ beginning July 22, Ultra City Smiths’ story unfolds via the stop-motion animation of baby dolls repurposed as a grown-up cast of characters. Moderated by Entertainment Weekly’s Kristen Baldwin, series creator, writer, co-director and showrunner Steve Conrad and co-director David Brooks will be joined by cast members Jimmi Simpson, Debra Winger, Luis Guzmán, Hana Mae Lee, Tim Heidecker and Chris Conrad.
The series hinges on an investigation into the mysterious disappearance of fictional metropolis Ultra City’s most famous magnate. Two intrepid detectives follow the case, rallying to fight against their city’s dangerous corruption, at a high cost to themselves and their families, all in pursuit of a gentler place to call home.
FEAR THE WALKING DEAD: Saturday, July 24 at 1:00 PM PT
Fear the Walking Dead will present a panel for the series’ upcoming seventh season, premiering later this year. Moderated by Chris Hardwick (Talking Dead), the panel will feature chief content officer of The Walking Dead Universe, Scott M. Gimple, showrunners and executive producers Andrew Chambliss and Ian Goldberg, and cast members Lennie James, Alycia Debnam- Carey, Colman Domingo, Danay Garcia, Jenna Elfman, Karen David, Mo Collins and Christine Evangelista. The panel will feature an exclusive first look at the new season.
At the end of last season, Teddy (John Glover) brought about his vision of “The End” when he detonated nuclear warheads across the Texas landscape. In the series’ new season, it will be up to those who survived to decide what “The Beginning” will look like. And they’ll have to do it in a world devoid of light and hope, where the outside air is just as deadly as the walkers they face. The survivors will find out who they really are and what they’re really made of. Some will rise to the occasion, some will find new purpose, and some will redefine themselves — even if it comes at a terrible cost to those they once considered family.
THE WALKING DEAD: WORLD BEYOND: Saturday, July 24 at 2:00 PM PT
The third series in the wildly successful The Walking Dead Universe, The Walking Dead: World Beyond returns to [email protected] to discuss the upcoming second season and share an exclusive first look, with a panel moderated by Chris Hardwick (Talking Dead), featuring chief content officer of The Walking Dead Universe, Scott M. Gimple, showrunner and executive producer Matt Negrete, and cast members Aliyah Royale, Alexa Mansour, Nicolas Cantu, Hal Cumpston, Nico Tortorella, Annet Mahendru, Julia Ormond, Jelani Alladin and Joe Holt.
Season two of The Walking Dead: World Beyond concludes the epic story of Iris (Royale), Hope (Mansour), Elton (Cantu), and Silas (Cumpston) — four friends who journeyed across the country on a mission that transformed everything they knew about themselves and the world. As they face off against the mysterious Civic Republic Military and fight for control of their own destiny, goals will shift, bonds will form and crumble, and innocence will be both lost and found.
THE WALKING DEAD: Saturday, July 24 at 3:00 PM PT
The Walking Dead panel will spotlight the 11th season, debuting August 22 on AMC, with the first installment of eight episodes kicking off the series’ massive 24-episode final season. Moderated by Chris Hardwick (Talking Dead), the panel will feature chief content officer of The Walking Dead Universe, Scott M. Gimple, showrunner and executive Producer Angela Kang, and cast members Norman Reedus, Melissa McBride, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Lauren Cohan, Khary Payton, Christian Serratos, Josh McDermitt, Eleanor Matsuura and Michael James Shaw as they answer fan questions, tease what’s coming next for some of our favorite characters, share behind-the-scenes stories about filming the final season, and reveal the highly anticipated trailer for season 11.
In the series’ new season, the carnage and devastation of the Whisperer War has left Alexandria a former shell of the home it once was, and its residents are struggling to refortify its walls and feed its increased population as survivors from the Kingdom and the Hilltop join their ranks. Meanwhile, part of the group is being held captive by mysterious soldiers who are members of a larger and unforthcoming group.
HORROR NOIRE: Saturday, July 24 at 4:00 PM PT
A new Shudder original anthology, Horror Noire makes its Comic-Con debut with a panel moderated by writer/editor/speaker Ashley C. Ford, and featuring anthology writers Tananarive Due, Steven Barnes, Victor LaValle and Shernold Edwards as they share the inspiration behind their adapted stories, discuss how they go about adapting them for different formats, and delve into why now is an important time to tell these stories.
Horror Noire is a follow-up to the critically acclaimed 2019 documentary Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror and features new work from both established and emerging talents, showcasing stories of Black horror from Black directors and screenwriters.
CREEPSHOW: Saturday, July 24 at 6:00 PM PT
Creepshow returns to Comic-Con to discuss the upcoming third season of the Shudder Original series. Moderated by Entertainment Weekly’s Clark Collis, the panel will feature showrunner and executive producer Greg Nicotero, director Rusty Cundieff, writer Mattie Do, and cast members Michael Rooker and James Remar as they chat about the series’ newest monsters and what it takes to bring these creatures to life, while offering insight into which stories they’ll be adapting and paying homage to next. They will also share an exclusive first look at season three, coming to Shudder this fall.
Creepshow, the anthology series based on the 1982 horror comedy classic, is still the most fun you’ll ever have being scared! A comic book comes to life in a series of vignettes, exploring terrors ranging from murder, creatures, monsters, and delusions to the supernatural and unexplainable. You never know what will be on the next page…
DOCTOR WHO: Sunday, July 25 at 10:00 AM PT
Moderated by Salon.com’s Melanie McFarland, the panel will feature showrunner Chris Chibnall, the Thirteenth Doctor – Jodie Whittaker, Mandip Gill, new Doctor Who cast member, John Bishop and a very special surprise guest as they share exclusive content from Doctor Who. Pre-recorded panel presented by the BBC and BBC AMERICA.