TALES OF THE WALKING DEAD: SAMANTHA MORTON WILL REPRISE THE ROLE OF ALPHA

The same episode will also feature Lauren Glazier ( Mindhunter, See, Gone Girl ) in an unspecified role. Matt Medrano ( Yellowstone ) has also joined the cast.

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Despite being killed during the tenth season of The Walking Dead , the leader of the Whisperers Alpha will return in the first season of Tales of the Walking Dead , an anthology series that will tell stories in their own right set in the world of the saga. Samantha Morton will reprise her role.

Filming on Tales of the Walking Dead began in January in Atlanta. The first season will consist of six episodes, which will tell stories unrelated to each other and centered on both known and unpublished characters. The cast will also include Anthony Edwards, Jillian Bell, Terry Crews, Daniella Pineda, Parker Posey and Poppy Liu . Scott M. Gimple , Chief Content Officer of The Walking Dead universe , will executive produce alongside Channing Powell , also showrunner. Haifaa al-Mansour , Deborah Kampmeier and Tara Nicole Weyr will direct one episode each, Michael Satrazemis the remaining three.

Coming to AMC and AMC + this summer, Tales of the Walking Dead isn’t the only spin-off coming after The Walking Dead season 11 concludes (filming has recently wrapped). We will also see Isle of the Dead , set in Manhattan and centered on Negan ( Jeffrey Dean Morgan ) and Maggie ( Lauren Cohan ). And also an on the road spin-off centered around Daryl ( Norman Reedus ) and Carol ( Melissa McBride ).