The actor and creator teases the new Walking Dead characters

AMC’s official synopsis of The Walking Dead: Dead City It states that the spin-off follows Maggie (Lauren Cohan) and Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) in a post-apocalyptic Manhattan, “a crumbling city filled with the dead and residents who have made New York City their own world of chaos, danger, beauty, and horror.” This means more new faces coming in walking dead Universe: Along with Maggie’s twin son Hershel Rey being recast with Logan Kim, new additions to dead zone The cast includes Gaius Charles (instinct anatomy) and Jelko Ivanek (Damages).

Cast members Kohan and Charles joined series creator and showrunner Eli Jorné at WonderCon Anaheim to tease what’s in store for the six-episode first season of the AMC series, including new characters and locations.

“There’s a character named Croat that you’ll hear about very early on in the show, and as Maggie points out early on, she’s the one who took her son,” Jorn quipped, Ivanik’s big bad. “I don’t know I want to talk about it that much, but [he’s] A really exciting addition to the universe, I think.”

Emmy award winner Damages And Madam Secretary The actor is not the only newcomer walking dead A star whose face is familiar to TV fans: Joining Ivanek in the lead role is Charles, a former series regular Friday night lights And instinct anatomy

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Charles plays Marshall Burley described Armstrong as a loyal family man, ruthless, and unflinching in pursuit of what he believed to be justice. his trip dead zone He reveals a loss he’s been chasing – and it may have something to do with the Saviors’ leader.

Armstrong is the Marshall of New Babylon, described by Charles as “one of these nations that have come together to try to put the world back together. My main mission, my main goal and my goal, is to do justice to our land, the community, to protect it. And one of the biggest challenges is getting this guy named Negan.”

Armstrong seeks revenge for the injustice, but V.I walking dead Fashion, “complications come.” Complicating matters: Maggie needs Negan to save her son. According to Cohan, Maggie and Negan are forced to “together on this mission” to rescue a kidnapped Hershel from the Croats, and it is his group of “terrible people” that Maggie tracks from Virginia’s Hilltop Colony to New York.

Character details are still under wraps, but new cast surrounding Maggie and Negan include Mahina Napoleon (NCIS: Hawaii(as a little girl named Jenny, Jonathan Higginbotham)Black list(as Tommaso, Trey Santiago-Hudson)New Amsterdam) as Jano and Michael Anthony (The Game) as Luther.

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“There are so many new characters that you’ll meet, and I think they’re all unique and exciting in new ways,” said Jorn. “They all bring something new to the universe and this world. They also bring something new from Maggie and Negan as well, because Maggie and Negan are always at the center of this.”

The Walking Dead: Dead City Premieres Sunday, June 18th at 10 p.m. ET on AMC and AMC+ right after. Fear of the Walking DeadMid-season finale. Subsequent episodes will air on Sundays at 9 PM ET.

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