The Walking Dead spin-off gets its first two cast members

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The Walking Dead midseason finale was met with high ratings and had a shocking ending (if you weren’t spoiled by The Walking Dead’s social media team). Now AMC has cast its first two actors for The Walking Dead companion series, which is being nicknamed Cobalt, according to Deadline. Frank Dillane (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince) and Alycia Debnam Carey (Into the Storm) will be joining the untitled series.

The show is co-created by Robert Kirkman and Dave Erickson, with Erickson being the showrunner. The show will take place in the same zombie universe, but at a different location and possibly timeline.

The show will follow a male divorced teacher and a female guidance counselor, with Carey reported to play the counselor.

If the spin-off show takes place during the same timeline as the original show, it would be a great chance for AMC to capitalize on crossovers.

The Walking Dead second half of season 5 returns February 8, 2015.

Source: Deadline via Coming Soon

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