This ongoing series is an American post-apocalyptic horror television series on premiered on AMC.
The series is based on a comic book written by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie Adlard. The series has gained a huge fan base and is appreciated by viewers and critics and has received many awards and nominations.
The series features many survivors of a zombie apocalypse, trying to survive under fear and constant threat of attacks from zombies, known as “walkers.”
However, with the fall of humanity, these survivors also face conflicts within the other community of survivors. Who have formed own sets of rules and regulations for the group, often leading to hostile conflict between the human communities.
Andrew Lincoln played the series’ lead character, Rick Grimes, until his departure during the ninth season. Other long-standing cast members have included Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Chandler Riggs, Melissa McBride, Lauren Cohan, Danai Gurira, Josh McDermitt, and Christian Serratos.
7th season adapts is a story from issues #100–114 of the comic book series. This season focuses on “Saviors,” which are an oppressive group of survivors, headed by the vindictive Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan).
He uses all he has numbers, power, and lethal brutality to coerce Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln), his group of survivors, and the Alexandria Safe-Zone to make regular offerings of supplies and weapons for the Saviors.
This power game eventually leads to, Rick and his group seek allies to help them confront Negan, including members of the survivor communities of the Hilltop, the Kingdom, Oceanside, and the Scavengers.They have had their own dealings with Negan and the Saviors.
Season 7 consists of 16 episodes, released on premiered on October 23, 2016, and concluded on April 2, 2017.
Season 7 received mixed reviews the critical consensus reads: “Increased character depth and effective world-building help The Walking Dead overcome a tiresome reliance on excessive, gratuitous violence.”