While the current season of The Walking Dead continues to break ratings records, they’re already gearing up for the upcoming fourth season. AMC announced today that the cast and crew of The Walking Dead are set to return to Atlanta, Georgia on Monday, May 6th to begin production on season four, which will premiere in October with 16 episodes. They also confirmed Scott M. Gimple as the new series showrunner and executive producer for the fourth season.
“Scott has been an essential part of this show since he came aboard at the very beginning of season two. He’s contributed to guiding this show in a substantial way that has resulted in a lot of the key scenes and storylines fans have dubbed signature moments of ‘The Walking Dead,’” said Kirkman. “I am thrilled to begin work on a brand new season of ‘The Walking Dead’ with Scott at the helm, and I truly believe we could be embarking on what will be the best season of this show yet.”
The Walking Dead has just five episodes left in its third season. It airs on Sundays at 9/8c.