The Walking Dead 9: the TV series has been officially renewed!
AMC has recently announced that it has renewed The Walking Dead for a ninth season, and, if the news is certainly not surprise the fans, to awaken an interest in is definitely the change of showrunner.
Co-producer Angela Kang, a member of the team of the show AMC since 2011, has been promoted to showrunner for The Walking Dead 9, while Scott M. Gimple has signed a deal that will take him to fill the role of Chief Content Officer.
The now ex-showrunner, that so many fans had criticized for his last creative decisions, especially the management of the character of Carl Grimes (played by Chandler Riggs), will oversee the franchise, including the spin-off " Fear The Walking Dead, and the future extensions of the brand.
Charlie Collier, president of AMC, with its declaration stressed the handover between Gimple and Kang, so it becomes the fourth showrunner of the TV series zombie after Frank Darabont, Glen Mazzara and Gimple.
This is a day that is extremely important for the whole of the universe television show The Walking Dead.
We are proud to recognize the significant contribution of Angela to the series and plan a clear path for a ninth season under his direction.
Also, with gratitude and admiration, we also recognize the large contribution of Scott, and the importance of his leadership that will feed the universe of TWD.
Together, will dream in such a way wider and more vast than ever. I know I speak for Angela, Scott, and everyone else in AMC when I say thanks to the fans and to the many talented people that have helped us with the show.
The Walking Dead 8, after the incredible and shocking finale of the mid season aired with the episode How it's Gotta Be, it will return on us screens on February 25, 2018, while in italy we have to wait until the next day.
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