What is the Fear the Walking Dead season 8 release date? The small-screen zombie franchise The Walking Dead is as difficult to kill as the flesh-eaters themselves, and now the spin-off series has an eighth season.
While Fear the Walking Dead began life as a prequel to the main timeline of The Walking Dead, after season 3 the TV series began to run concurrently with TWD’s central storylines, with characters even crossing over between the two series.
If you are still keeping up with all things related to the horror series, we commend your commitment to the cause; it can’t be easy to stick with the franchise after more than 12 years. So, for those of you dying for more, here’s everything we know about the Fear the Walking Dead season 8 release date, its cast list, and more.
Fear the Walking Dead season 8 release date
The Fear the Walking Dead season 8 release date is May 14, 2023.
Following in the footsteps of a number of series as of late, the twelve-episode season is being released in two parts, taking a break after airing the first six episodes weekly before delivering on the final block of six.
Who is in the Fear the Walking Dead season 8 cast?
Kim Dickens as Madison is back, Alycia Debnam-Carey is out, and Morgan (Lennie James) and Victor Strand (Colman Domingo) have big roles to play.
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Alycia Debnam-Carey will not be reprising her role as Alicia in season 8. The actor confirmed she had appeared in her final episode in season 7, claiming “it was time to move on as an actor and as a person,” in an Instagram post.
Fear the Walking Dead cast list:
- Lennie James as Morgan Jones
- Colman Domingo as Victor Strand
- Danay Garcia as Luciana Galvez
- Austin Amelio as Dwight
- Mo Collins as Sarah Rabinowitz
- Alexa Nisenson as Charlie
- Karen David as Grace Mukherjee
- Christine Evangelista as Sherry
- Jenna Elfman as June Dorie
- Rubén Blades as Daniel Salazar
- Kim Dickens as Madison Clark
Fear the Walking Dead season 8 plot
The Fear the Walking Dead season 8 plot is the return of Madison Clark. With characters living under PA.D.R.E’s rule, Morgan’s daughter Mo is tasked with inspiring morale.
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The fan-favourite character had been long-presumed dead, but she came back in the final episode of season 7 of Fear the Walking Dead. The eighth season of the series will kick off after the season 7 finale, when Morgan and Madison’s plan to rescue Mo from P.A.D.R.E didn’t go well. Now living under P.A.D.R.E’s rule, the group are dejected. The task of bringing back belief in a better world now rests on Mo’s shoulders.
Does Fear the Walking Dead season 8 have a trailer?
An official Fear the Walking Dead season 8 trailer was released on February 25.
The thirty-second clip gives new insight into what happened to Morgan and Madison after the latter was presumed dead. We see Madison working for P.A.D.R.E, imprisoned by their oppressive (and seemingly worse-than-ever) regime, but there also seems to be a rebellion brewing, with the teaser ending with Madison holding someone at gunpoint…
You can watch the full trailer below:
Where can I watch Fear the Walking Dead season 8?
Fear the Walking Dead season 8 will air on the AMC network.
Fans in the US and UK can watch season 8 on the AMC channel, where it will air weekly. If you’re in the UK, AMC is exclusive to BT.
How many episodes of Fear the Walking Dead will there be?
There will be twelve episodes of Fear the Walking Dead. The season will be split into two halves, with six episodes airing at first before a mid-season break. The final six will air later in 2023.
The first six episodes will arrive first, airing weekly on AMC, before the series concludes with the second half of season 8 airing later in the year. Plenty of time to catch up, then.
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