AMC just released the Comic Con poster for the upcoming eighth season of The Walking Dead along with a new poster for the second half of Fear the Walking Dead‘s third season. The network revealed The Walking Dead season eight will premiere on October 22, 2017 and the poster indicates a showdown is coming between Rick (Andrew Lincoln) and Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan).
Season eight’s first episode is also the series’ 100th.
The casts of both The Walking Dead and Fear the Walking Dead will be taking part in panels at the 2017 San Diego Comic Con. The Walking Dead‘s Andrew Lincoln, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Norman Reedus, Lauren Cohan, Danai Gurira, Melissa McBride, Lennie James, Seth Gilliam, Alanna Masterson, Khary Payton, and Chandler Riggs are expected to attend, along with executive producer/showrunner Scott M. Gimple and executive producers Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, Greg Nicotero and David Alpert. Fear the Walking Dead will be represented by Kim Dickens, Frank Dillane, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Colman Domingo, Mercedes Mason, Sam Underwood, Daniel Sharman and Michael Greyeyes, as well as executive producer/showrunner David Erickson and executive producers Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, Greg Nicotero and David Alpert.
Fear the Walking Dead‘s panel will take place on Friday, July 21st in Hall H at 11:15am PT. The Walking Dead‘s Q&A will follow at 12:15pm PT. Members of both casts will participate in autograph sessions during Comic Con.
AMC has also set up a special The Walking Dead and Fear the Walking Dead interactive experience outside the San Diego Convention Center at MLK Park. The outdoor exhibit will be open July 19th through July 22nd from 11am-7pm PT, and on Sunday, July 23rd from 11am-4pm PT.