An improbable spin-off, bringing together the two enemies, has just been announced.
The American channel AMC is ardently preparing for the post-walking dead. Two derived series are already programmed: the first, Tales of the Walking Dead, will be an anthology with separate short horror stories; while the second will be the one centered on Daryl and Carol. And the franchise is announcing today a third spin-off, totally unexpected this one: Isle of the Dead will reunite Maggie and Negan, in Manhattan!
— The Walking Dead on AMC (@WalkingDead_AMC) March 7, 2022
Lauren Cohan and Jeffrey Dean Morgan will be the stars of this new zombie show, which will be released in 2023. Isle of the Dead will take us to New York and more specifically to “Manhattan Island. In this post-apocalyptic world, she has long been cut off from the mainland…“tease the synopsis.”The ruined city is filled with the dead and the inhabitants who have made New York their own world, an anarchic society where danger, beauty and terror reign.”
House alum Eli Jorné was assigned to write the six-episode season 1, overseen by in-universe content boss Scott M. Gimple. walking dead.
Lauren Cohan already promises that “Jorné has created something incredibly special. Can’t wait for fans to see what we have in store for Maggie and Negan.” And Morgan, he is delighted to see “Walkers roam in an urban setting! It’s such a cool image, but 5th Avenue, the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty in the background, it’s huge!”
It remains to be seen how fans will appreciate seeing Glenn’s assassin become great friends with his widow, to the point of trudge in duet on Broadway…