Entertainment Walking Dead Renewed for Season 9, New Showrunner Named

04:12  14 january  2018
04:12  14 january  2018 Source:   TVLine

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AMC has renewed "Fear the Walking Dead " for a fourth season, and named a pair of new co- showrunners to replace the departing Dave Erickson. 5Will & Grace Revival: Bobby Cannavale to Return as Vince in Season 9 .

As detailed by The Hollywood Reporter, AMC has officially renewed the post-apocalyptic horror series for a ninth season and tapped Angela Kang, The Walking Dead writer and co-executive producer, as the new showrunner .

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No surprise here: The Walking Dead has officially been renewed for a ninth season, our sister site Variety reports.

In addition, AMC has announced a new showrunner, Angela Kang, who has been with the series as a writer and co-exec producer since 2011. She succeeds Scott Gimple, who will now oversee both The Walking Dead and Fear the Walking Dead in his new position as the franchise’s chief content officer.

Kang is the fourth showrunner to preside over the hit zombie drama. Gimple previously replaced Glen Mazzara, who departed the show after Season 3 over creative differences. Mazzara took over for original series helmer Frank Darabont, who abruptly left after Season 1.

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AMC has picked up a ninth season of "The Walking Dead " and elevated its current showrunner , Scott Gimple, to a new position. Season 8 of the show resumes in February; Season 9 will premiere in late 2018. “The Walking Dead ” joins this list of shows that have been renewed for next season

'The Walking Dead ' Renewed For Season 9 . By Brandon Davis - January 13, 2018. When asked more specifically if Gimple was referencing Season 9 , the showrunner confirmed as much. Who Is 'The Walking Dead ' New Character Lance Hornsby?

The Walking Dead resumes Season 8 on Sunday, Feb. 25. Meanwhile, Season 9 will premiere in late 2018.

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