Walking Dead spinoff featuring Daryl Dixon first official details

Norman Reedus as Daryl Dixon - The Walking Dead _ Season 11, Episode 16 - Photo Credit: Jace Downs/AMC
Norman Reedus as Daryl Dixon - The Walking Dead _ Season 11, Episode 16 - Photo Credit: Jace Downs/AMC /

The Walking Dead series will end in November 2022, but several spinoff series are in the works, ensuring the universe’s continuation. One of those spinoffs was announced in 2020 and was set to star Norman Reedus as Daryl Dixon and Melissa McBride as Carol Peletier. Earlier this year, McBride pulled out of the spinoff as it was set to be filmed in Europe, a location that wasn’t possible for her to work from. Reedus also stated in interviews that after filming The Walking Dead for 12 years, she needed a well-deserved break.

During the recent Talking Dead: The Walking Dead Universe Preview, Scott M. Gimple shared some insight into Daryl’s series, which has yet to have a title announced. He confirmed that the series will take place in France, something fans have long speculated. He also added that the coda that was viewed at the end of The Walking Dead: World Beyond will be something Daryl will have to face.

If you remember, the scene showed a blast from TWD’s past with videos of Dr. Jenner (Noah Emmerich) being viewed by someone in France. This person is shot, and when they reanimate, the walker appears much quicker and stronger with possible memory retention. Gimple shared that France is a country experiencing an entirely different thing in the apocalypse.

This video led to much speculation about where the outbreak originated. But perhaps only the variant walkers originated there. Only time will tell.

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Gimple also stated that Daryl is a “fish out of water” to begin with, so he will be thrown into a new place with new people requiring him to reinvent himself. His family on TWD are probably the only people he feels comfortable with, so this will go way out of his comfort zone.

One BIG question is, how does he get to France? He will have to travel by boat, but how and why?

During this year’s Comic Con event, Norman Reedus was quick to reassure fans that Daryl and Carol’s story isn’t over. This is good news as Carol is a staple to TWDU as she and Daryl are the OGs from season 1, the last two characters who have made it through the entire series.

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