It’s finally 2018 and that means one big thing. Fear the Walking Dead is right around the corner. Season 3 ended last October with the explosion of the dam and it’s felt like an eternity since then. As the off-season has rolled by we’ve been given bits of information regarding the new season here and there. It finally seems like we are getting a clear picture of what’s to come.
The hype for Season 4 that’s been building seems well warranted. The official The Walking Dead twitter sent out a statement at the end of December, stating under no uncertain terms that “Season 4 of #FearTWD is going to be incredible.”
The Cast Is Excited About Changes
Fear the Walking Dead is set to have some big changes regarding the making of the show. The production has moved to Austin, Texas and is under new guidance. The showrunner for Season 3, Dave Erickson, will be departing. He is to be replaced by two new showrunners, Andrew Chambliss and Ian Goldberg.
Cast members, such as Colman Domingo, have already expressed their excitement for the new direction of the show. “It just keeps raising the bar,” Domingo said when asked about the new season. This news is compounded by the addition a character from The Walking Dead to the Fear cast.
Lennie James is Bringing Morgan to Fear
The addition of Morgan to Fear the Walking Dead has generated a lot of buzz around the upcoming season. This move will mark the first official crossover between Fear the Walking Dead and The Walking Dead. An event many believed would not happen. There is a lot to break down with the upcoming crossover, all of which you can read about here.
In the meantime, the actor who plays Morgan in The Walking Dead, Lennie James, has made some exciting statements about his character. Lennie James had this to say when speaking with Comicbook.com
“The things that the writers are doing with Morgan and the way that they’re navigating, it’s not really a spoiler alert, but the way that Morgan transitions through the crossover is really, really interesting. The springboard that goes from The Walking Dead to Fear is a real…”
How his character will leave The Walking Dead has yet to be discovered, but James teased the intensity of the event by saying “He gets really messed up.”
Fear the Walking Dead has no official premiere date as of yet but will return this year.