The Walking Dead gets a season 9 trailer and October 7th release date

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The Walking Dead is preparing for a life after Rick Grimes, as both actor Andrew Lincoln and comic creator Robert Kirkman confirmed this week at San Diego Comic-Con that the show’s season 9 will be Lincoln’s last. Now, at The Walking Dead’s official Comic-Con panel today, AMC has released the first trailer for season 9 and confirmed an October 7th, 2018 premiere date.

Season 9 takes place after the “All Out War” saga of Kirkman’s comic, and it will be the first season in more than four years that showrunner Scott Gimple will not be in charge. Long-time writer and story editor Angela Kang will be taking over as Gimple assumes the chief content officer role of the expanding franchise, which includes Fear the Walking Dead and a number of…

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