New trailer and synopsis for Walking Dead spin-off

A batch of new goodies have arrived online as part of AMC's promotional push for new spin-off series Fear The Walking Dead, with the unveiling of a brand new trailer and the first official synopsis.

The new trailer continues in the same vein as its predecessors by placing the emphasis on the series' new characters. Still no sign of the walkers, and it will be interesting to see whether the network continues to keep them under wraps until the show hits the airwaves.

Check out the new trailer, below…

"A companion series to The Walking Dead," begins the official synopsis, "the #1 show on television among adults 18-49, Fear The Walking Dead takes us back to the beginning of the zombie apocalypse – a time when the world was changing rapidly for reasons unknown, before anyone understood exactly what was happening, when life as everyone knew it was upended and altered in ways no one could have ever imagined."

David Erickson will be acting as showrunner, with Kim Dickens, Cliff Curtis and Frank Dillane heading up the cast. Fear The Walking Dead will premiere in August, with a specific air date yet to be confirmed.

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