AMC has officially announced a new sister project to Fear the Walking Dead called Fear the Walking Dead: Flight 462, which is a 16-part online mini series that features a zombie attack on an airplane. Each ‘episode,’ which will be less than a minute long, will air online Sundays at AMC.com and then as promos during commercial breaks of new Walking Dead episodes.
Here’s the official synopsis from AMC: “Fear the Walking Dead: Flight 462” tells the story of a group of passengers aboard a commercial airplane during the earliest moments of the outbreak. Over the course of the series, the plane and the lives of its passengers are put in jeopardy once they discover an infected traveler. The series is written by Lauren Signorino and Mike Zunic and directed by “Fear” director of photography Michael McDonough.
Although it will seem like a stand-alone feature, one of the survivors of the series WILL join the Fear the Walking Dead cast in Season 2. Although AMC has previously released stand-alone Walking Dead web series, this will be the first one that directly crosses over with an existing show.
The special will be produced by Fear the Walking Dead’s Executive Producers David Erickson and David Weiner. The Fear the Walking Dead finale will air this Sunday on AMC at 9/8c and The Walking Dead Season 6 premieres October 11th. What do YOU think will happen in this nightmare situation?
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Nice! The 16 one minute episode mini series is a shocker though. Haha. Interested to see how that turns out.
Methinks the asian chick may be our new cast member. She already looks cool
Sure does !
The guy next to her, facing camera, is Brendan Meyer. He’s done quite a bit recently and could be a candidate.
So no Tobias, huh? Bummer! Sure looks like him! Sure was hoping!
I keep reading where Nick has looked up at an unstable plane & people are speculating that this is the plane.
Yeah, it was in episode 3 I think. There was a shot of a low flying plane that looked really unstable.
Eeeeh. Okay, FTWD is kinda cool and all. But I mean, is anyone feeling like this is just one step too much? Don’t saturate us in TWD shit. Ye, it’s a money machine but you shouldn’t be milking it every chance you get.
They’re blips, tho… less than a minute apiece. You did like the earlier TWD webisodes, didn’tcha?
Eeeeh. To be honest? Not really. I didn’t dislike them but they were just something that was kinda there. But they were interesting, I suppose.
If you feel that way, you don’t actually have to watch it. It’s all for the fans and some of us want more.
I understand that. And it’s actually not a particular concern with this little webisode thing alone but more of a general worry I happened to voice with this particular straw.
I just worry of the saturation of the TWD brand because saturation is the best way to eventually have a general audience turn on you (nothing is more popular to hate than shit that’s already popular, ya dig?). And TWD is already kinda known as a marketing whore. I don’t know. It’s a silly concern, I suppose. But one I still have.
Yeah, I see your point. I do think it’s cool having a second show and a new cast because those of us who read the comics are getting a fresh group and no spoilers. I can see it getting way bigger and over exposure will turn people away, your concerns are valid.
Im sick of all these motherf****** walkers on this motherf****** plane!
I’ll watch. I loved the webisodes. They were different and interesting. Although it wasn’t the regular cast it still was interesting enough to watch. And fear the walking dead has been awesome so far. Idk why it’s getting so much hate.