Exciting news for all you die-hard fans of The Walking Dead! The much-anticipated spin-off series, ‘The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon,’ has just dropped its trailer and release date. While the wait until September might seem agonizing, it does offer the perfect opportunity to reacquaint ourselves with the ever-popular character, Daryl, portrayed by the talented Norman Reedus. Get ready to join Daryl on an adrenaline-pumping adventure through zombie-infested Europe. So, stock up on supplies and sharpen those crossbow skills because our beloved antihero is gearing up for action once again!
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When Is The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon Coming Out?
Mark your calendars, folks! ‘The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon’ is set to make its highly-anticipated debut on September 10, 2023, and it’s coming in hot with a six-episode first season. You won’t have to wait too long for more, as new episodes will be dropping weekly until October 15. But here’s the cherry on top: before the show has even premiered, it’s been greenlit for a second season. So, prepare for an action-packed ride with Daryl, and rest assured, there’s more of his zombie-slaying adventures to come!
Where Can You Watch The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon?
For all you eager fans out there, mark your calendars! ‘The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon’ is coming to your screens on September 10, 2023, at 9 pm ET / 8 pm CT, and it’s landing right on the AMC cable channel. But here’s the good news for those who can’t wait – you can get an early taste of the action on AMC+ starting September 7. And the convenience doesn’t stop there; you can also catch it on AMC+ as an add-on through platforms like Prime Video and other streaming services. So, no excuses for missing out on Daryl’s undead adventures!
Watch the Trailer for The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon
Comic-Con treated us to the exciting first look at ‘The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon,’ and since then, we’ve been eagerly rewatching the trailer on YouTube. The trailer itself is a visual treat, set to a captivating orchestral score, showcasing the haunting beauty of post-apocalyptic Paris and introducing us to both new allies and adversaries Daryl encounters on his journey. You can catch the trailer in the player above.
As if that wasn’t enough, on August 11, we were treated to another teaser for ‘The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon,’ shedding more light on how Daryl found himself in France. Check out the video below. Then, on August 14, a clip featuring the enigmatic “Killer Nun” Isabelle was unveiled.
And just when you thought the excitement couldn’t get any higher, on August 17, a fresh teaser trailer titled ‘Believe in Him’ was dropped. Don’t miss it below. Keep your eyes peeled for more trailers and teasers as we edge closer to the release date!
So What Is The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon About?
In ‘The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon,’ we find our beloved character, Daryl Dixon, in an unexpected setting: washed ashore in France. It’s quite the departure from where we last saw him at the end of Season 11 of The Walking Dead. Initially, Daryl’s goal is to find his way back to the Commonwealth. However, fate has other plans for him as he gets drawn into the lives and challenges of the people he encounters in Europe. In a surprising twist, he takes on the role of protector and guide, agreeing to safeguard a young boy named Laurent, ensuring his safety in this perilous world.
Who’s In the Cast of The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon?
Norman Reedus, the talented actor behind the iconic character Daryl Dixon in the original Walking Dead series, is set to reprise his role once more. Reedus is no stranger to post-apocalyptic narratives, having not only portrayed Daryl but also taking on the lead role of Sam Bridges in the video game Death Stranding, where he navigated a devastated world to aid desperate colonists. In addition, Reedus has been hosting the AMC reality series ‘Ride with Norman Reedus’ since 2016, where he embarks on motorcycle journeys across America, immersing himself in biker culture.
Initially, there were plans for the Daryl Dixon Walking Dead series to co-star Melissa McBride and explore the dynamic friendship between Daryl and Carol Peletier. However, due to scheduling conflicts, McBride’s participation was uncertain. Fortunately, recent developments indicate that McBride and her beloved character, Carol, will make at least a brief appearance in the series, much to the delight of Carol and Daryl fans.
Joining the cast of ‘The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon’ is the talented French actress Clémence Poésy, who will portray Isabelle. Isabelle is a devout woman with a mysterious background who collaborates with Daryl on their journey. Poésy is well-known to English-speaking audiences for her roles as Fleur Delacour in the Harry Potter franchise, Chloe in ‘In Bruges,’ and Barbara in Christopher Nolan’s 2020 film ‘Tenet.’ Additionally, Adam Nagaitis, known for his compelling performance in HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ and his role as Adam in Ridley Scott’s ‘The Last Duel,’ takes on the character of Quinn, a formidable club owner who has risen to prominence in post-apocalyptic France. The ensemble cast also includes Anne Charrier, Laika Blanc Francard, Romain Levi, Eriq Ebouaney, and Louis Puech Scigliuzzi, who plays Laurent, the young boy under Daryl’s protection.
Who Is Making The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon?
In the realm of showrunning for ‘The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon,’ the torch has been passed from Angela Kang, who served in this role during pre-production, to David Zabel. It’s worth noting that Angela Kang continues to play a pivotal role as an executive producer, ensuring the show’s creative continuity. With David Zabel at the helm, fans of Daryl Dixon can rest assured that the series is in capable hands.
David Zabel brings a wealth of experience to this role, having previously served as the showrunner for the renowned medical drama ‘ER,’ which enjoyed a long and successful run. Additionally, he has held the showrunner position for the series ‘Mercy Street,’ a unique portrayal of nurses during the Civil War. With his proven track record, Zabel is poised to guide ‘The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon’ on an exciting journey through the post-apocalyptic world.
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The Walking Dead (2010-2022): This iconic series kickstarted the zombie apocalypse craze in 2010. ‘The Walking Dead’ gripped audiences with its harrowing tale of survivors navigating a world overrun by the undead. It boasted a stellar ensemble cast featuring Andrew Lincoln, Steven Yeun, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Norman Reedus, and Melissa McBride. Throughout its run, the show kept fans on the edge of their seats with its penchant for shocking twists and its willingness to bid farewell to beloved characters.
Fear the Walking Dead (2015-2023): As the first spin-off of ‘The Walking Dead,’ ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ introduced viewers to a family struggling to survive in California as the zombie outbreak unfolds. The series also brought familiar faces from the original show, including Morgan Jones. Its cast included Kim Dickens, Cliff Curtis, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Frank Dillane, Lennie James, and Elizabeth Rodriguez.
The Walking Dead: Dead City (2023-): ‘Dead City’ shifts its focus to the resilient character Maggie, portrayed by Lauren Cohan. In a surprising turn of events, Maggie teams up with Negan, played by Jeffery Dean Morgan, the man responsible for her husband’s death, to rescue her kidnapped son. This unlikely partnership and the backdrop of post-apocalyptic Manhattan have captivated audiences, earning ‘Dead City’ a renewal for another season.