According to the site, the project is based upon an original idea from The Walking Dead creator Kirkman, and will reportedly detail the final five years on Earth before a catastrophic extinction-level meteor impact.
The ambitious plan for the series is to produce different versions of the show for various markets, each focusing on narratives and characters in that region, while following the same overall timeline for the series.
“One of our biggest goals at Skybound is to elevate creators by offering them a platform to create compelling stories,” said Kirkman. “Working on 5 Year is an exceptional experience because it gives us the opportunity to see how writers and directors across the world tell different stories with the same core ingredients. We’re excited to have eOne