Creator Of 'The Walking Dead' Robert Kirkman Lands Amazon Deal

Image AP

In a stunning move, Kirkman and his Skybound Entertainment company have exited their overall deal with longtime home AMC in favor of what is said to be a sizable two-year overall deal with Amazon Studios. Under the arrangement, Kirkman and his company Skybound Entertainment will develop TV projects for Amazon Prime.

While this has often caused issues with other shows (such as the cancelation of Netflix's Sense8, or Adult Swim's Metalocalypse), it means that The Walking Dead doesn't have to finish just because Kirkman is gone.

The company said the deal with Mr. Kirkman comes amid a push to expand science fiction, fantasy and horror offerings on Prime Video. Sharon Tal Yguado (now head of event series for Amazon Studies) has been an instrumental force in the success of "Walking Dead" and "Outcast" from day one. Kirkman said a "forward-thinking" place like Amazon is the flawless fit for his work, which is largely based on his own comic series.

Kirkman is co-creator, writer and producer of Fear the Walking Dead and executive producer of the AMC series Robert Kirkman's Secret History of Comics, and pre-apocalyptic drama Five Year, which is being developed for multiple territories including Germany, India and Italy. "Robert and the team at Skybound are some of the most innovative and fearless creatives in the business. Look out world, here we come!"

Marines to Pause Flight Operations for Review After Osprey Crash
Units will determine the timing of the 24-hour stand-down so it will not affect any combat operations. The move affects about 800 total aircraft, and does not include those now deployed, a U.S.

First and foremost a comic creator, Kirkman has seen groundbreaking success in the adaptation of his comic book titles into major franchises in all forms of content. " Meanwhile, Fear the Walking Dead continues to build its own respective audience by way of the season 3.5 trailer that debuted at San Diego Comic Con 2017 - and the latest word has Kirkman expanding his storytelling reach even further".

According to published reports, Kirkman will continue to be a part of the existing AMC series, which also include a comic-book documentary series. The project will be written, directed and produced by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg for Universal Pictures. On an worldwide scale, Kirkman is also developing five seasons of a pre-apocalyptic Korean drama called, "Five Year" that will air locally on Korean television and digital streamer Viki for the rest of the world.

This also sounds reasonable because The Walking Dead is in alignment with those qualifications. Want us to produce and run your series?

Related News:

  • Coutinho Hands In Transfer Request At Liverpool

    Even with Klopp at the helm, top players regard the five-times European Cup winners as a passport to riches elsewhere. If he can improve his defensive game, he'll give Klopp a conundrum of choosing between Andrew Robertson and Moreno.
    Donaldson's booming bat propels Blue Jays to victory over Yankees

    Donaldson's booming bat propels Blue Jays to victory over Yankees

    CC Sabathia gave up two two-run homers to Josh Donaldson and then left the game after three innings when his right knee flared up. In Oakland, Nelson Cruz homered twice, Kyle Seager also went deep off Jharel Cotton (5-9) and Seattle completed a two-game sweep.
    RBI dividend to government halves to $4.78 billion

    RBI dividend to government halves to $4.78 billion

    Chidambaram further asked RBI if it will reveal breakdown of the Rs 50,000 crore loss/expenditure. Also, RBI had to shell out higher interest payouts to banks in the reverse repo window.
  • Rochester Hills woman dies in hippopotamus attack

    Rochester Hills woman dies in hippopotamus attack

    Fox2 Detroit reports that Kirken was attacked by a hippo the same day she posted to Facebook about witnessing a massive migration. There are few details of what exactly happened, but hippos are known as among the most unsafe land animals on earth.
    North Korea would face greater isolation: Kang

    North Korea would face greater isolation: Kang

    Trump has said he will not allow Pyongyang to develop a nuclear weapon capable of hitting the United States. The test added pressure to an already tense situation with isolated North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un.
    Gold Closes at One-Week High as North Korea Talk Grows Heated

    Gold Closes at One-Week High as North Korea Talk Grows Heated

    The kiwi later retraced some gains and last stood at $0.7350, staying above Wednesday's three-week low of $0.7309. South Koreans watch a television displaying news broadcasts reporting on North Korea at a station in Seoul today.
  • Mauricio Pochettino Reveals Number Of New Players He Wants This Month

    Youngster Kyle Walker-Peters is unlikely to be thrown in at the deep end, leaving Eric Dier ready to deputise on the right side. However, he would still want to at least match the £50million fee they received for Kyle Walker from Manchester City .
    Hearing Loss of US Diplomats In Cuba Blamed On Covert Sonic Device

    Hearing Loss of US Diplomats In Cuba Blamed On Covert Sonic Device

    Cuba and the U.S. reestablished diplomatic ties in 2015, following a political and economic standoff that lasted five decades. It was not immediately clear if the device was a weapon used in a deliberate attack, or had some other objective .
    Severe thunderstorm watch Friday for Waterloo region, Wellington county

    Severe thunderstorm watch Friday for Waterloo region, Wellington county

    However, sunny breaks and warmer temperatures a little later this afternoon should add fuel to any thunderstorms that develop. The shelters have been opened in response to severe storms moving into the area from the northwest, a news release states.
  • North Korea missiles can reach Guam in 14 minutes, local official says

    Resident Isaac Camacho, 19, says he feels Guam's relationship with the US mainland is "a little misunderstood on their part". Guam is a relatively isolated island known for little more than its USA military port.
    Syrian Kurds: Raqqa Battle Will Take at Least 'Three to Four Months'

    Syrian Kurds: Raqqa Battle Will Take at Least 'Three to Four Months'

    The attack is the latest in a series of airstrikes carried out by the US-led coalition that also inflict casualties on civilians. The Syrian government has said the USA forces were committing "crimes" by killing civilians on a daily basis.
    Sonic Mania doesn't go fast on PC; releasing after consoles

    Sonic Mania doesn't go fast on PC; releasing after consoles

    The Sonic Mania standard edition for Nintendo Switch will be available to purchase digitally at launch on August 15. In an effort to polish the PC version a bit more, Sega is delaying the release for two weeks to August 29.


Most liked

Owner agrees to sell Marlins to Jeter and Jordan group
The report claims Major League Baseball is expecting to receive a written agreement for the purchase by Friday. Sherman, who is a NY businessman, is expected to invest the majority of the money involved in the bid.

Migrant rescue boat heading to aid of anti-migrant vessel in Mediterranean
Defend Europe then posted its own statement , claiming that reports of trouble were overblown. When the rescue boat arrived at the stranded ship, the crew of the C Star refused help.

'Se Queda' - Liverpool troll Barcelona and Pique over Coutinho
The summer transfer window , as it always does, has left the Premier League's biggest clubs in a precarious position. Coutinho, who joined Liverpool from Inter Milan in 2013, hadn't publicly agitated to leave before Friday.

Kenya election 2017: Kenyatta ahead as votes counted
In 2013, Kenyatta won the presidential election with 50.07 per cent of the votes, avoiding a run-off election by just 8,000 votes. The slain election official was working for the ruling Jubilee party, Hassan Barisa, a resident of Hola in Galole, said.

Sen. Luther Strange touts Trump endorsement in new ads
Mo Brooks is using President Donald Trump's critical comments about Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in an ad against Sen. In 2016, he was removed the bench for ordering Alabama judges to defy federal court orders on gay marriage.

Man City players happy with three at the back, says Kompany
If we have to score more then we will score more. "He's a little bit behind on fitness probably, which is normal and we'll need him at the right time ".

Windstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN) Closed its Previous Trade at $2.04
More notable recent Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: "The Walt Disney Co". Korea Electric Power Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:KEP) has declined 25.10% since August 10, 2016 and is downtrending.

Losing an election not easy; Mahama to Kenyans
His opposition party has maintained that the electoral commission's servers were hacked and the poll rigged in favor of Kenyatta. Many private and public sector workers have continued to stay at home pending the final declaration of the presidential result.

Five Die While Using Obesity Devices, FDA Says
However, the agency has issued a warning to doctors treating patients with similar devices to monitor them closely. The company also notes that some people - it does not say how many - died while using the device.

DPRK must stand down pursuit of nuclear weapons: U.S. defense chief
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday played down the threat from the DPRK, telling Americans to "sleep well at night". Speaking to reporters in New Jersey, the President said: "North Korea best not make any more threats to the United States".

His White House tenure short but Scaramucci lives on in SNL
In related news, the actual Scaramucci will reportedly be on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert this coming Monday. America clearly can't get enough of Scaramucci, and thankfully, the Mooch is indulging us.

Raekwon McMillan leaves Dolphins preseason game with injury
Hull and Neville Hewitt are the only players with starting experience in National Football League regular-season games. The 29-year-old Riley played well for the Raiders in 2016, but Oakland opted to go with its younger holdovers.

Kim Kardashian Corrects Critics Over Son Saint's Car Seat
The news Kim is developing her beauty collection comes as no surprise as celebrity make-up artist, Pat McGrath, has revealed the style icon is "obsessed" with make-up.

West Ham bid €27m for Juve, Arsenal target
West Ham have offered a huge £25 million (€27.6m) for William Carvalho of Sporting Lisbon , according to the Daily Mail . Any move could be dependant on Sofiane Feghouli and Robert Snodgrass leaving the club.

Man Rushes Britney Spears' Stage In Las Vegas
Chaos struck a Britney Spears concert in Las Vegas after a man invaded the stage leaving the singer visibly concerned. As she turned around, Spears realized that something was wrong and paused her performance of "Crazy".