Fear the Walking Dead Season 8 will be the last of the series, and fans are about to witness a massive time jump when the show returns.
AMC has dropped the official synopsis of Fear the Walking Dead Season 8 and other major details about the final season. After the end of its main show, The Walking Dead, are fans ready to witness the end of its spinoff?
Fear the Walking Dead Season 8 Synopsis
AMC revealed, via ScreenRant, that the show’s final last and final season would be divided into two parts.
The first part will see Morgan (Lennie James) and Madison (Kim Dickens) rescue Mo (Zoey Merchant) from PADRE. From there, a seven-year time jump will happen in the second part.
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“Rolling out in two parts, the eighth and final season of Fear the Walking Dead kicks off with the first six episodes following Morgan (Lennie James) and Madison's (Kim Dickens) plans to rescue Mo (Zoey Merchant) from PADRE and seven years later -- Morgan, Madison and the rest of the people they brought to the island are living under PADRE's cynical rule. With our characters demoralized and dejected, the task of reigniting everyone's belief in a better world is the person Morgan and Madison set out to rescue in the first place -- a now eight-year-old Mo.”
AMC Announces Fear the Walking Dead as the Final Season
During its presentation at the Television Critics Association winter press tour, AMC announced Fear the Walking Dead Season 8 would be the final iteration of the show.
It would be composed of 12 episodes, divided into two parts with six episodes each. The first part will drop on May 14, while the second will be out later this year—with no official release date yet.
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“It’s a truly exciting year for The Walking Dead Universe, as we conclude an epic journey on Fear the Walking Dead, which became one of the most successful shows in the history of cable television,” Dan McDermott, president of entertainment and AMC Studios at AMC Networks, said, via Variety.
Alternatively, Scott M. Gimple, chief content officer of The Walking Dead Universe, promised the franchise would continue to live with the upcoming other spinoff series despite Fear the Walking Dead’snearing conclusion.
“To conclude ‘Fear the Walking Dead,’ we’re thrilled to be bringing you one of its most vibrant, inventive, exciting seasons EVER, while breaking new ground with old favorites: Maggie and Negan in the madhouse of post-apocalyptic Manhattan with no one to depend on but each other…Daryl Dixon in France, a loner who cannot move through this new dangerous world alone, facing vicious enemies and never-seen-before threats of the undead. And Rick and Michonne, in a romantic saga of the dangerous road to each other, and the road they must find with each other, cornered by a new civilization and hordes of the dead. Lauren Cohan, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, showrunner Eli Jorné, Norman Reedus, showrunner David Zabel, Danai Gurira, and Andrew Lincoln are creating heart-wrenching, heart-pounding magic for the next phase of the TWDU!”
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