Thursday, May 12th 2016: Turner Broadcasting/Adult Swim Announce Upcoming Robot Chicken: The Walking Dead Special
Already known for working with major movie and pop culture franchises to create parody specials, Adult Swim’s Robot Chicken announced today that they’ll be teaming with AMC’s The Waking Dead’s Robert Kirkman and Scott Gimple to bring a Walking Dead special to life. The announcement came via an official Turner Broadcasting press release:
Robot Chicken: The Walking Dead Special
In keeping with the tradition of working with major franchises such as Star Wars and the DC Comics universe, the Emmy®-winning team behind Robot Chicken joins forces with the creators of The Walking Dead to bring fans an all new and extra bloody half-hour special. Robot Chicken creators Seth Green and Matthew Senreich and their Stoopid Buddy Stoodios partners, John Harvatine IV and Eric Towner, will bring an animated zombie apocalypse to Adult Swim with The Walking Dead’s creator/executive producer Robert Kirkman and showrunner/executive producer/writer Scott M. Gimple.
What are your thoughts? The Robot Chicken crew definitely has a ton of material to work with and we can’t wait to see what hilarious and edgy 30 minute parody special they come up with. One thing is for sure. . . no cast member, crew member or character is safe! There’s no official air date for Robot Chicken: The Walking Dead Special as of yet but we’ll update you when we hear news.