We’re excited to announce that AMC is currently developing a spin-off series of The Walking Dead. Slated to premiere in 2015, the new series will see Robert Kirkman, Gale Ann Hurd, and David Alpert return as executive producers.

"After 10 years of writing the comic book series and being so close to the debut of our fourth, and in my opinion, best season of the TV series, I couldn’t be more thrilled about getting the chance to create a new corner of The Walking Dead universe," Robert Kirkman said of the spin-off. "The opportunity to make a show that isn’t tethered by the events of the comic book, and is truly a blank page, has set my creativity racing."

In addition, Charlie Collier, president of AMC, said in a statement, "Building on the success of the most popular show on television for adults 18-49 is literally a no-brainer. We look forward to working with Robert, Gale and Dave again as we develop an entirely new story and cast of characters. It’s a big world and we can’t wait to give fans another unforgettable view of the zombie apocalypse."