Tortorella will play Felix, an honorable man of his word who isn’t afraid to fight for others’ safety and acceptance.
The new series will focus on the first generation to come-of-age in the apocalypse as we know it. Some will become heroes. Some will become villains. In the end, all of them will be changed forever, grown-up and cemented in their identities, both good and bad.
Jordan Vogt-Roberts (You’re the Worst, Kong: Skull Island) will direct the series co-created by Scott M. Gimple, Chief Content Officer of The Walking Dead Universe and Matt Negrete, who has been a writer and producer on The Walking Dead for the past five seasons and will be Showrunner of the new series.
Tortorella joins cast members Aliyah Royale (Iris) and Annet Mahendru (Huck), Alexa Mansour (Hope), Nicolas Cantu (Elton) and Hal Cumpston (Silas) in the still-untitled third series.
The series will premiere on AMC in Spring 2020.
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