The Season 10 finale of The Walking Dead won’t air as scheduled on April 12, AMC introduced Tuesday, as a result of global entertainment industry shutdown ensuing from the coronavirus pandemic bringing post-production on the episode to a halt. The present season will as a substitute finish with the 15th episode of the season, “The Tower,” on April 5, with the finale, “A Sure Doom,” airing later this yr at a date to be decided.
“Present occasions have sadly made it not possible to finish post-production of The Strolling Lifeless Season 10 finale, so the present season will finish with its 15th episode on Sunday, April 5,” AMC mentioned in an announcement. “The deliberate finale will seem as a particular episode later within the yr.”
Moreover, AMC announced that the primary eight episodes of The Strolling Lifeless Season 10 can be out there at no cost on AMC.com and the AMC app, instantly following the final Season 10 episode on Sunday, April 5 till Friday, Could 1.
(half of) Present occasions have sadly made it not possible to finish post-production of The Strolling Lifeless Season 10 finale, so the present season will finish with its 15th episode on April 5. The deliberate finale will seem as a particular episode later within the yr. pic.twitter.com/DDkVd63ThU
— The Strolling Lifeless on AMC (@WalkingDead_AMC) March 24, 2020
Two extra episodes of The Strolling Lifeless‘s tenth season will air earlier than the delay, this Sunday’s “Take a look at the Flowers” and Episode 15, “The Tower,” on April 5.
Govt producer Greg Nicotero gave some context for the delay within the feedback of the present’s Instagram post in regards to the postponement.”Submit manufacturing for individuals who are curious includes VFX, music, sound mixing and sound FX,” Nicotero wrote. “This course of normally goes as much as about three weeks from air date. I am discovering out about this identical time you guys are and it is disappointing however the episode won’t disappoint. Be secure everybody.”
This isn’t the coronavirus pandemic’s solely affect on the Strolling Lifeless franchise. Manufacturing of Season 6 of Fear the Walking Dead has been suspended, and the beginning of bodily manufacturing on Season 11 of The Strolling Lifeless has been pushed again indefinitely, although the writers are nonetheless at work. And the premiere of recent spin-off The Walking Dead: World Beyond, which was scheduled for instantly after The Strolling Lifeless‘s Season 10 finale, has been tabled till later within the yr.
It isn’t all dangerous information, although. The Strolling Lifeless‘s crew members donated their security tools to Atlanta-area hospitals to assist out with the trouble to battle the coronavirus.
The Strolling Lifeless airs Sundays at 9/8c on AMC.