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AMC just released a new behind-the-scenes video to commemorate the start of production of Fear the Walking Dead, and while it doesn’t show a whole lot, the clip does feature several of the show’s executive producers telling you what to expect. A few of the highlights:

“You expect a certain of thing of The Walking Dead. We want to give that sense and then pull the rug out from under them.” —showrunner Dave Erickson

“There’s so much story by way of the zombie world that has to come.” —showrunner Dave Erickson

“I think the coolest thing about this show is that it tells its own story. You don’t need to have watched The Walking Dead to understand Fear the Walking Dead.” —exec-producer Robert Kirkman

“As far as the timeline goes, we’re pushing the things back. We’re going to be dealing with the initial start of the outbreak.” exec-producer Robert Kirkman

Fear the Walking Dead is an entirely new original concept.” —exec-producer Gale Anne Hurd

“It’s got a completely different vibe. A completely different feel.” —exec-producer Gale Anne Hurd

Greg Nicotero also has some thoughts on the companion show. To hear them and watch the video for yourself, just click below…

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