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The Walking Dead will be welcoming a new member to it’s cast very soon with conformation Actor Jeffery Dean Morgan.

Morgan, will be joining the hit TV series, The Walking Dead in the role of Negan a notorious character from the Walking Dead comic book series.

According to multiple sources, Morgan, who is currently working in The Good Wife, will be see in the season six finale and upgraded to a season regular for the already confirmed 7th season of the show.

 

Morgan has starred in shows like Supernatural and the movie adaptation of Watchmen.

SPOILER – DO NOT READ ON IF YOU DO NOT WANT TO KNOW WHAT HAPPENS IN THE COMIC BOOK SERIES

In the comic series, Negan is the leader of a ruthless group of survivors.

While the TV series has left us questioning the fate of Glenn (Steve Yeun), in the comic book adaptation Glenn is killed by Negan with a baseball bat covered in wire. This doesn’t look good for Glenn if he does make it out of the Zombie herd.

The original comics also include stories of Negan battling Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) and his group in Alexandria. Perhaps this is on the cards too?

Regardless, getting an actor of Morgan’s capabilities is a win for The Walking Dead and promises to bring a great deal of excitement into the seventh season.

 

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