‘The Walking Dead’ has been a huge hit with viewers and a big money maker for AMC. Today, an announcement was made by Skybound, co-founded by Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman and David Alpert, saying that they have signed a huge deal with Amazon.
THR broke the news this morning that Skybound has inked an overall deal with Amazon, and that they will develop all future projects exclusively for the online giant.
At Skybound Entertainment we strive to tell the best stories in the most unique and creative ways in an effort to always break new ground,” said Robert Kirkman. “A forward thinking company like Amazon is the perfect home for us. Their new foray into genre fiction has us at peak optimism for what can be accomplished during this unprecedented partnership. Sharon Tal Yguado has been an instrumental force in the success of Walking Dead and Outcast from day one. Being able to not only continue that relationship, but also expand it into new territory with the vast resources of Amazon, means great things are ahead for myself, David Alpert, Skybound and fans of awesome entertainment. Look out world, here we come!”
So, what does this mean for ‘The Walking Dead’, ‘Fear the Walking Dead’, and ‘Outcast’? I seriously doubt that it will affect the three series, at least we hope it doesn’t. More than likely the series will continue, at least until their contracts with the networks run out.