Lucifer actress Lesley-Ann Brandt has been cast in a recurring role for AMC’s The Walking Dead spin-off series, which will star Andrew Lincoln and Danai Gurira as Rick Grimes and Michonne Hawthorne, respectively. Brandt will be playing a character named Pearl Thorne, who is shrouded in mystery.
According to Deadline, which broke the news, AMC’s The Walking Dead spin-off is currently shooting in New Jersey. Plot details are being kept under wraps.
The Walking Dead is based on a comic book series of the same name from Robert Kirkman. The series, which lasted 11 seasons, was a hit with audiences since its premiere in 2010. It has also spawned a successful franchise, which includes spin-off series like Fear the Walking Dead and The Walking Dead: World Beyond.
Fans of The Walking Dead were devastated when Andrew Lincoln departed the series in season nine. Danai Gurira also left the series in season ten. However, AMC is bringing back these two fan-favorite characters in their own spin-off series, much to the delight of the franchise’s followers.
What to expect from the Rick and Michonne series
The new Walking Dead series will be just six episodes long, which may disappoint some fans who were hoping for a full season. However, the short episode count could also indicate that the series will be action-packed and fast-paced, with no filler episodes or slow moments.
Despite the lack of an official title or plot details, fans are eagerly anticipating to see Rick and Michonne back on the small screen. The characters have a long history on The Walking Dead and many are eager to see what adventures and challenges await them in their own series.
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