The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that British actor Tom Payne will be joining the cast of The Walking Dead when it returns this season as the fan-favorite character Paul Monroe aka “Jesus”. The character (who is an ally to Rick Grimes) will have a recurring role in the series with the option to return next season. Sounds like he’ll be making it out of this season alive which is really no surprise really being that the character is still around in the comics.
The site describes the TV series version character as the following:
There has been plenty of talk about it but could this signal that Negan is on the way soon as well? Let us know what you think about this casting decision below.
The Walking Dead returns October 11th at 9/8c.