The first half of season 10 of ‘The Walking Dead’ came to an end on October 4, 2020. The series is now returning with the remaining episodes this month itself.
Based on a comic book series of the same name by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie Adlard, ‘The Walking Dead‘ is a post-apocalyptic neo-western drama series that first premiered on AMC in 2010. The series has, over the seasons, been one of the most-watched cable television shows on American television. Developed by Frank Darabont, the show has been a recipient of several accolades including People’s Choice Awards, American Film Institute Awards, Critics’ Choice Television Awards, MTV Movie and TV Awards, Satellite Awards, Saturn Awards, and even Teen Choice Awards.
- ‘The Walking Dead’: A curious case of a zombie apocalypse
- Season 10 and the upcoming bonus episodes
- Season 10 new episodes: Release date update
Its immense popularity spawned a live television aftershow called ‘The Talking Dead’ that gives you all the behind-the-scenes action from the sets of ‘The Walking Dead’. It has also already churned out two successful spinoffs – ‘Fear the Walking Dead‘ and ‘The Walking Dead: World Beyond‘. The first half of season 10 premiered on October 6, 2019, and the network has now announced that the second half will premiere on February 28th, 2021.
‘The Walking Dead’: A curious case of zombie apocalypse
‘The Walking Dead’ is set in a world post a zombie apocalypse. The zombies are called the walkers and eat human beings and other living creatures. The show begins with the story of a sheriff’s deputy Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln), who wakes up from a coma only to find that the world has been taken over by walkers. To fight against them, he leads a team called the survivors operating from Atlanta, Georgia, in their bid to tackle the threat not just posed by the walkers but also other survivors who will use any means necessary to stay alive.
Season 10 and the upcoming bonus episodes
“TVLine” has reported,
“… the AMC series upends expectations by doing something with Maggie and Negan that’s arguably more chilling than letting Glenn’s widow and his killer immediately clash. The first new episode, “Home Sweet Home”, also introduces a new threat (’cause those woods are lousy with ’em!) and forges from heartache a new connection between Kelly and … Well, that, you’ll have to wait and see”,
About the upcoming episodes of season 10 of ‘The Walking Dead’.
The show was renewed for a tenth instalment in February 2019. The season finale was initially scheduled to release on April 12, 2020. However, due to the delay in production as a result of COVID-19, the episode aired on October 4, 2020, followed by additional episodes that will be telecasted till April 4, 2021.
Season 10 new episodes: Release date update
After a long wait, the rest of season 10 is all set to return on February 28, 2021. Right of the bat, season 10 has been the recipient of critical acclaim. With a 91% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes, the season is being slated as one of the best yet. This will be the second last season for ‘The Walking Dead’, which will conclude with its eleventh instalment in 2022.
Season 10 will also mark the end of a journey for actor Danai Gurira, who has portrayed Michonne since season three. Set several months after the massacre executed by Alpha, the new season is based on the material from issues #145–174 of the comic book series and is focused on the group strategizing to go to war against the Whisperers.
But the good news is that the cast has already begun preparing for shooting The Walking Dead season 11. Actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan, who plays Negan, the reformed former leader of the Saviours, revealed his copy of the final season’s script via his Instagram handle.
Well, we cannot wait to see more of this amazing show and are surely looking forward to how the makers decide to conclude it.
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