AMC renewed the comic-inspired drama by Robert Kirkman for an eighth season, due in late 2017, a week before the premiere of The Walking Dead season 7. This is reported by The Hollywood Reporter. Attention: spoilers are possible.
The sixth season of the series ended with a big intrigue – new villain Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan), who first appeared in the finale, has done away with one of the eleven main characters of the show – with whom it is still unknown. The seventh season features the largest number of actors with regular roles - – twenty.
The eighth season, which is likely to debut in October 2017, will begin with episode 100. Chris Hardwicke will continue to host "Talking Dead" which is broadcast after the release of each episode of the series. The news about the extension of the series is not surprising, since the drama has been holding the lead in the ratings on television among viewers aged 18 to 49 for four years.
The seventh season will premiere on October 23, 2016, followed by a special an hour and a half live broadcast of "Talking Dead" featuring 11 actors.
Starting his official statement with Negan's "Eeny, meeny, miny, more," AMC President Charlie Collier said: Joy to collaborate with Robert Kirkman, Scott M. Gimple and others dedicated TV people We introduce our Walking Dead to fans, and most importantly,
The Topic of Article: The Walking Dead renewed for Season 8.