THE WALKING DEAD Extended 10th Season Premiere Date, Episode Details And Guest Stars Announced

THE WALKING DEAD Extended 10th Season Premiere Date, Episode Details And Guest Stars Announced

The Walking Dead's 10th season will continue with an extended episode count set to premiere on February 28. Check out the titles and synopses for each of the six episodes, along with two new guest stars.

The final plans for AMC's The Walking Dead series are starting to come together. It was announced that the show's extended 10th season, which will consist of six new episodes, will premiere on Sunday, February 28 at 9:00 p.m. ET.

In addition to the premiere date, AMC also shared episode titles, synopses and a list of some guest stars. We already know that Hilarie Burton Morgan will appear as Lucille in one of the new episodes, and joining her in the extended season are guest stars Robert Patrick (Terminator 2: Judgment Day) as "Mays" and Okea Eme-Akwari (Greeland, Cobra Kai) as "Elijah."

The extended season synopsis seems to suggest that our survivors have a lot of soul searching to do as they try and recover from the destruction the Whisperers left in their wake.

In these six new episodes, we find our survivors trying to pick themselves up by their bootstraps following the destruction the Whisperers left in their wake. The years of struggle weigh upon them as past traumas surface, exposing their more vulnerable sides. As they question the state of humanity, the state of their collective community, and the states of their minds, will they find the inner strength to persevere with their lives, friendships, and group intact?

Episode 1017, "Home Sweet Home," will kick things off as Maggie (Lauren Cohan) returns "with a story she is not ready to share, even when her past catches up to her." The episode will also see Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) in danger as Daryl (Norman Reedus) and Maggie "fight an unseen and unknown threat."

The remaining episodes and their synopses can be found below:

EPISODE 1018 – “Find Me”

An adventure for Daryl and Carol (Melissa McBride) turns sideways when they come across an old cabin. It takes Daryl back to the years when he left the group after Rick disappeared as he relives a time that only the apocalypse could manifest.

Director: David Boyd

Writer: Nicole Mirante-Matthews

EPISODE 1019 – “One More”

Gabriel (Seth Gilliam) and Aaron (Ross Marquand) search for food and supplies to bring back to Alexandria. Small tragedies lead to bigger tragedies as faith is broken and optimism is fragmented when they are put to the ultimate test.

Director: Laura Belsey

Writers: Erik Mountain & Jim Barnes

EPISODE 1020 – “Splinter”

Eugene (Josh McDermitt), Ezekiel (Khary Payton), Yumiko (Eleanor Matsuura), and Princess (Paola Lázaro) are captured and separated. Princess struggles with memories of her traumatic past and tries to escape one way or another with the help of Ezekiel.

Director: Laura Belsey

Writers: Julia Ruchman & Vivian Tse

EPISODE 1021 – “Diverged”

Daryl and Carol come to a fork in the road and head their separate ways. Each going into their own type of survival mode, the easiest of challenges become much harder. Will their individual journeys be the tipping point needed to mend their friendship or is the distance between them permanent?

Director: David Boyd

Writer: Heather Bellson

EPISODE 1022 – “Here’s Negan”

Carol takes Negan on a journey, hoping to minimize the increasing tension.  Negan reflects on the events that led him to this point and comes to a conclusion about his future.

Director: Laura Belsey

Writer: David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick

The new episodes will premiere each Sunday night; however, those with the AMC+ premium streaming bundle can enjoy early viewing every Thursday prior to the episodes' linear premieres. The extended Season 10 episode premiere will be available beginning February 25.

Even though The Walking Dead will be winding down after its 11th season, AMC still has been plans for the universe, including The Walking Dead: World Beyond, a feature film focused on Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln), the Tales of the Walking Dead anthology series, and a spinoff focused on Daryl (Reedus) and Carol (McBride).

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