The Walking Dead is set to for a season 9 renewal along with a significant shakeup of the show.
Angela Kang, who has been with the series as a writer and co-exec producer since 2011, will take over as showrunner. She replaces Scott Gimple, who will now oversee both The Walking Dead and Fear the Walking Dead in his new position as the franchise’s chief content officer.
The Walking Dead will resume season 8 on February 28 on AMC. Season 9 is set for release later this year.