Fear the Walking Dead season 4: When is it back on TV? Who is in the cast? Where is it filmed? Everything you need to know

Who are the new cast members and how will 'Worlds Collide' work with the Walking Dead crossover.

The hit AMC series will be back with more new episodes in 2018 and the first ever crossover with The Walking Dead.

Here is everything you need to know about the show’s return.

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When does Fear the Walking Dead return?

Fear the Walking Dead is coming back for its fourth season on Monday, April 23rd at 9pm – exclusive to BT customers.

The new season will create a “new reality” for the survivors.

In season four of Fear the Walking Dead, we will see the world of Madison Clark (Kim Dickens) and her family through new eyes - the eyes of Morgan Jones (Lennie James), joining the story from the world of The Walking Dead.

The characters’ immediate past mixes with an uncertain present of struggle and discovery as they meet new friends, foes and threats.  They fight for each other, against each other and against a legion of the dead to somehow build an existence against the crushing pressure of lives coming apart.

There will be darkness and light; terror and grace; the heroic, mercenary, and craven, all crashing together towards a new reality for Fear the Walking Dead.

AMC is available on BT TV channel 332/381 HD.

BT Sport pack customers can watch on Sky Guide channel 192.

Who is the crossover character?

Lennie James in The Walking Dead

It has been confirmed that Lennie James, who plays Morgan Jones in The Walking Dead, will crossover to Fear the Walking Dead in season 4. He is the first character to swap shows in the franchise.

"Lennie James brilliance and humanity in his portrayal of Morgan Jones has been part of the DNA of what makes The Walking Dead so fantastic since the very beginning," said Scott M. Gimple, executive producer for both series.

"Morgan's story will continue in this season of The Walking Dead, and then, it begins again in the upcoming season of Fear the Walking Dead’ pushing the series - and the Walking Dead universe itself - into new directions and possibilities."

"As longtime fans of Lennie James and his portrayal of Morgan Jones, we are thrilled to have him join the cast of Fear the Walking Dead," said Andrew Chambliss and Ian Goldberg, showrunners and executive producers for Fear the Walking Dead.

"We look forward to working with Lennie to continue the journey Morgan began on The Walking Dead."

"To take Morgan into this new realm and landscape, to see who he could now be, to see where his story could go in the world of Fear the Walking Dead is wonderfully exciting and I am really looking forward to the challenge," said James.

"My time on The Walking Dead has been a blessing and one of the top working and personal experiences of my life. That cast and crew will have my love, my respect and my deep gratitude until the end of my days."

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Who has joined the cast?

Lost star Maggie Grace will play Althea in Fear the Walking Dead season 4.

"Althea is someone who is uniquely qualified to survive — to thrive, even — in this world because of who she was before the apocalypse," says co-showrunner Ian Goldberg.

He added: "We have been fans of Maggie Grace for a long time — she brings an intelligence, sensitivity, and innate strength to Althea that has been really exciting to watch”

Maggie Grace starred as Shannon Rutherford in the smash hit series Lost and also played Kim Mills in the Taken trilogy. Her other credits include Californication, The Twilight Saga and Aftermath.

Two more new additions to the drama series are Garret Dillahunt (The Mindy Project) and Jenna Elfman (Dharma & Greg).
Details about their characters are not known, but they will be series regulars

Dillahunt is a huge Walking Dead fan, who put himself forward to play Negan in The Walking Dead. He will play John, a "man of fascinating contradictions".

Elfman’s recent TV projects include CBS' Courting Alex and Accidentally on Purpose, NBC's 1600 Penn and Growing up Fisher, and ABC's Imaginary Mary.

She will play Naomi, a new ally for Alicia who is a "capable survivor we'll meet living on her own" at the start of the new season.

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Who is returning?

Lennie James script read for Fear the Walking Dead season 4

In the first pictures on set for season 4, Frank Dillane (Nick Clark), Alycia Debnam-Carey (Alicia Clark) and Colman Domingo (Victor Strand) were all pictured at a script read with Lennie James.

It was also confirmed that Kim Dicken (Madison Clark) and Danay Garcia (Luciana Galvez) are back as series regulars.

Where is season four filmed?

The show has moved away from its home for the last two seasons, Mexico. Season four has stated filming in a new location, Austin, Texas.

Did someone say cowboy zombies?

Who are the new producers?

Fear the Walking Dead

Andrew Chambliss and Ian Goldberg (Once Upon a Time) are the new co-showrunners, Additionally, Scott M. Gimple, executive producer and showrunner of The Walking Dead will become an executive producer of Fear the Walking Dead.

"We’re very excited to continue the journey of Fear The Walking Dead, and truly look forward to working with the talented team of Andrew Chambliss, Ian Goldberg, and Scott Gimple," said Joel Stillerman, president of original programming and development for AMC and SundanceTV.

"We are thrilled to be joining Fear The Walking Dead and couldn’t be more excited to work alongside the wonderful team at AMC on this show," said Chambliss and Goldberg.

"We love this universe and are truly honoured to have the chance to contribute to it."

Fear the Walking Dead returns to AMC in 2018 – the drama channel exclusive to BT customers.

Watch AMC on BT TV channel 332/381 HD and BT Sport pack customers can watch on Sky Guide channel 192.

AMC is the home of shows including Preacher, Snatch, Halt and Catch Fire and Ride with Norman Reedus.

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