AMC has set an Aug. 23 premiere date for “Fear the Walking Dead.” The series is a Los Angeles-set spin-off of “The Walking Dead,” the highest rated entertainment show on television.
The network also released an official trailer for the new series.
The series will premiere with a special 90-minute episode and stars Rubén Blades, Cliff Curtis, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Kim Dickens and Mercedes Mason.
“It starts as a family drama and filter the apocalypse through that,” showrunner Dave Erickson said during the panel for the show Friday at Comic-Con in San Diego, where the trailer was premiered.
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The infamous June 2013 scene involved the deaths of Lady Catelyn Stark, her son "King of the North" Robb and his pregnant wife, Talisa, at the hands of Lord Walder Frey and his brood. The bloody massacre was revenge on House Stark for Robb opting out of marrying one of Frey's daughters.
TheWrap looks back at some of the most controversial scenes in TV history
Bloody House of Stark Murders, "Game of Thrones"