Season 7 of “The Walking Dead” is gearing up to be one for the books. With Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) and his barbed bat Lucille’s addition to the show and now King Ezekiel (Khary Payton) proclaiming his reign, things are about to get even more interesting. AMC released a new teaser trailer today which gives fans another glimpse of the Kingdom and its ruthless leader.
Seated next to his tiger Shiva, the ruler welcomes us into this new territory that will be explored in the upcoming season. The trailer also shows glimpses of Morgan Jones (Lennie James) and Tara (Alanna Masterson) running for her life.
Divided into two parts, the first eight episodes of the seventh season will air this fall, while the second half will debut in February of 2017. The first half will see the group broken, bereaved, and picking up the pieces while living under the thumb of oppression. Negan, who killed a main character at the end of last season, has successfully brought the survivors under his will and has them living under his rules.
Don’t miss the Season 7 premiere of “The Walking Dead” on Sunday, October 23 on AMC.
Check out the teaser and new key art below: