New Cast Member Joins ‘The Walking Dead’ For Season 10

The Walking Dead series on AMC continues to evolve even as it shambles into 2021 and the continuation of its tenth season.

The long-running horror staple debuts the first of its six extra episodes in its current season Feb. 28, 2021. And–starting with the next episode on March 7–fans will see a new character join in on the gory goings-on, according to comicbook.com.

Lynn Collins will portray Leah–a new character who is first discovered by Daryl Dixon (played by Norman Reedus)–in the new episode entitled Find Me.

Little else is known about Leah, including whether she will be part of the show’s 24-episode 11th and (presumably) final season that starts production in early 2021 and is slated to air next fall. A photo of Leah, as well as Collins’ table read video, can be seen on this page.

Collins is probably best known for her other genre roles as Kayla Silverfox in XMen OriginsWolverine and as Dejah Thoris in John Carter. She also appeared as “Suicide Blonde” in The Number 23.

Other new cast members for Season 10–as reported here in Horror News Network–include Robert Patrick (playing Mays), Okea Eme-Akwari (as Elijah) and Hilarie Burton Morgan, who plays Negan’s late wife Lucille through flashbacks.

The Walking Dead chief content officer Scott M. Gimple recently explained these extra episodes as being “the aftermath of (Seasons) 10A and 10B. It is part of that story. It’s connected to all that. Everybody just gave it their all.”

Keep reading Horror News Network for all updates on the ever-changing world of The Walking Dead.

 

Thomas Tuna
Thomas Tuna
Thomas A. Tuna is a comic book veteran who began his writing career back in the ’70s with Charlton Comics, contributing to such horror titles as Ghost Manor, Haunted, The Many Ghosts of Dr. Graves and Ghostly Haunts. Most recently, he has served as a writer and editor (with more than a smattering of horror yarns) for such comic book websites as Hyper Epics and Red Moon Features. Some of his favorite horror flicks include Jaws, Salem’s Lot, Dracula (with Frank Langella) and Blade. His favorite horror comic books? Tomb of Dracula (by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan) and Swamp Thing (by Len Wein and Berni Wrightson).

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