Animal Planet to Develop ‘The Other Dead’ as Scripted Series

Animal Planet is getting to the burgeoning zombie game, optioning IDW Publishing’s graphic novel The Other Dead to develop as a scripted series.

From creators Joshua Ortega and Digger Mesch, The Other Dead is set in Louisiana during the next “Hurricane Katrina” among a world full of undead animals.

The Discovery-owned network is targeting the first quarter of 2016 for its premiere.