Upcoming The Strolling Lifeless spinoff Daryl Dixon sees its titular character escorting a toddler via a zombie-infested, apocalyptic world populated by threats each undead and human–a idea which could sound all too acquainted to anybody who loved HBO’s latest The Final Of Us adaptation. Daryl Dixon government producer Greg Nicotero has addressed the similarities in a brand new interview, promising that the spin off may have its variations from TLOU.
“We had been already deep into manufacturing when The Final Of Us got here out,” Nicotero informed Leisure Weekly in a latest interview. “I keep in mind watching the primary episode … and going, ‘Ummm… guys?'” He provides that he “loved The Final of Us tremendously,” and that he does not imagine the exhibits are comparable sufficient to be a priority, as soon as the main points are taken into concerns.
“It is actually a continuation of Daryl’s story,” Nicotero explains, citing the favored Strolling Lifeless protagonist performed by Norman Reedus because the present started in 2010. “He is prepared to ship this child, however that is not his sole objective. His objective is he has individuals at house he has to get again to. He must get again to Judith, and Carol, and the individuals on the Commonwealth.”
“He type of received hoodwinked into this detour to France. I feel the concept he connects with this child feels just a little like The Final of Us, however when you get into the journey, it does not really feel fairly as much like me. They’re completely different sufficient that you could get pleasure from each,” Nicotero says.
The idea for the Daryl-focused story has been round for round six years now, although the unique idea would have seen him travelling someplace in the US. What has stayed the identical is the concentrate on Daryl, and his interactions with different characters. “In each episode, he would are available in contact with individuals that may change his life, and he would change their life,” Nicotero explains. “And that was the place this entire present stemmed from. It was one thing that Norman was tremendous captivated with… None of us had been taken with doing it if it was simply extra of the identical. Norman did not wish to try this. I did not wish to try this.”
The Strolling Lifeless: Daryl Dixon is the sixth TV present set within the Strolling Lifeless universe, primarily based on the comedian sequence by Robert Kirkman and artist Tony Moore. The present is about to debut on September 10 on each AMC and AMC+.
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