New ‘The Walking Dead’ Series Casts Annet Mahendru & Aliyah Royale

AMC has rounded out the cast for the third The Walking Dead series. AMC announced the casting news today immediately following the show's panel at Comic-Con International in San Diego. Annet Mahendru (Huck) and Aliyah Royale (Iris) join previously announced Alexa Mansour (Hope), Nicolas Cantu (Elton) and Hal Cumpston (Silas) as cast members in the third series of the franchise which begins production in and around Richmond, VA next week.
The untitled third series will focus on the first generation to come-of-age in the apocalypse as we know it. Grown-up and cemented in their identities, both good and bad. Some will become villains. Jordan Vogt-Roberts (You’re the Worst, Kong: Skull Island) will direct the series co-created by Scott Gimple and The Walking Dead veteran writer and producer Matt Negrete who will serve as the series showrunner. Some will become heroes. In the end, all of them will be changed forever.
Produced and distributed by AMC Studios, the series will premiere on AMC in spring 2020.
Her other credits include TNT's Major Crimes, Bounce TV's Mann and Wife and the NBC TV movie Strange Calls. Royale is known for her work on The Red Line. She's repped by Abrams Artists Agency and Dream Talent Management.” />
She's repped by Paradigm, Bohemia Entertainment and Nelson Davis LLP. She also appeared in a season-long arc on FX's Tyrant. Known for her role as Nina Kilova on FX's The Americans, Mahendru most recently appeared as Elena Evanovich in Amazon's The Romanoffs. On the film side, Mahendru played Isabelle in writer-director Randy Moore’s controversial indie feature Escape From Tomorrow and voiced the role of Eva in Penguins Of Madagascar.

New ‘Walking Dead’ Spinoff Casts Its First Three Leads

Mansour recently wrapped shooting a guest starring role on CBS' Madam Secretary and previously starred in the horror film sequel Unfiltered: Dark Web for Blumhouse Productions.
Produced by AMC Studios, the spinoff is slated to start production on 10 episodes this summer in Virginia. Gimple, chief content officer of The Walking Dead universe, the spinoff will be run by Matt Negrete, who has been a writer and producer on The Walking Dead for the past five seasons. Co-created by Scott M.
Alexa Mansour (Unfriended: Dark Web), Nicolas Cantu (The Amazing World of Gumball), and Hal Cumpston (Australian comedy Bilched) are set as leads on AMC's new Walking Dead spinoff series, set for premiere in 2020, Deadline has confirmed.
Cumpston starred in, wrote, and produced Australian coming of age comedy series Bilched.
Variety was first to report the castings.” />
The new spinoff will feature two young female protagonists and will focus on the first generation to come-of-age in the apocalypse as we know it, according to the description by AMC. The hook will be to see who remains good and who turns evil. Details of the roles are being kept under wraps.
He has also appeared in series The Good Place, Sydney to the Max and Bizaardvark. and Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures. Cantu has voiced roles on The Amazing World of Gumball, Sofia the First, Future-Worm!