The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live episode 1, “Years," release date on AMC and AMC+

Rick and Michonne return to The Walking Dead universe on AMC and AMC+ in a continuation of their epic love story.

Andrew Lincoln as Rick Grimes, Lesley-Ann Brandt as Thorne - The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live _ Season 1 - Photo Credit: Gene Page/AMC
Andrew Lincoln as Rick Grimes, Lesley-Ann Brandt as Thorne - The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live _ Season 1 - Photo Credit: Gene Page/AMC /
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The Walking Dead universe is bracing itself for the next spinoff, The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live. The sixth spinoff within TWDU is the most highly anticipated story that features the return of Rick and Michonne.

The Ones Who Live episode one is titled "Years," with the story by showrunner Scott M. Gimple, who also executive produces. Andrew Lincoln and Danai Gurira also created the story for this episode, executive produce, and star in the series. The team of Bert & Bertie directed the episode and are well known for their work on Troop Zero, Hawkeye, Lessons in Chemistry, and Silo. The team will also direct the upcoming titles, Queen Bitch & The High Horse, a feature film adaptation of the Big Thunder Mountain Railroad attraction featured at Disneyland.

The first episode of The Ones Who Live, "Years," will premiere on AMC Networks subscription service AMC+ on Sunday, February 25 at 3 a.m. ET and on AMC at 9 p.m. ET.

This episode will feature the begining of what fans hope will be the most epic spinoff yet. The synopsis for the episode featured on AMC's schedule reads: "Rick tries to find his place in a new world."

The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live cast

  • Andrew Lincoln - Rick Grimes
  • Danai Gurira - Michonne
  • Pollyanna McIntosh - Warrant Officer Jadis Stokes of the

    Civic Republic Military (CRM)
  • Lesley-Ann Brandt - Pearl Thorne
  • Terry O'Quinn - Major General Beale of the Civic Republic Military
  • Matthew Jeffers - Nat
  • Andrew Bachelor - Bailey
  • Breeda Wool - Aiden
  • Craig Tate - Lt. Col. Donald Okafor of the CRM
  • Frankie Quinones

It is unclear exactly which characters will appear in episode one besides Rick. Pearl Thorne will likely appear as she works alongside Rick in the culling facilities, signified by their jackets.

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Andrew Lincoln as Rick Grimes, Lesley-Ann Brandt as Thorne - The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live _ Season 1, Episode 1 - Photo Credit: Gene Page/AMC /

Don't miss the next chapter of The Walking Dead universe, The Ones Who Live, on AMC and AMC+ on February 25.

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