According to Deadline, The Eyes of Tammy Faye actor Wes Jetton has been tapped for a recurring role in the upcoming second and final season of The Walking Dead: World Beyond.
He is set to portray the role of Robin, described as a survivor, and hunter who, while rugged and resourceful, is also calm, reassuring, and wise beyond his years. The coming-of-age horror drama is scheduled to make its return on Sunday, October 3 on AMC, with new episodes premiering early on AMC+.
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The Walking Dead: World Beyond stars Alexa Mansour as Hope, Nicolas Cantu as Elton, Hal Cumpston as Silas, Annet Mahendru as Huck, Aliyah Royale as Iris, Nico Tortorella as Felix, and Joe Holt as Leo Bennett. It also features Emmy winner Julia Ormond as Elizabeth, Natalie Gold as Lyla, Al Calderon as Barca, and Ted Sutherland as Percy.
“The series delves into a new mythology and story that follows the first generation raised in a surviving civilization of the post-apocalyptic world,” reads the series’ official logline. “Two sisters along with two friends leave a place of safety and comfort to brave dangers, known and unknown, living and undead on an important quest. Pursued by those who wish to protect them and those who wish to harm them, a tale of growing up and transformation unfurls across dangerous terrain, challenging everything they know about the world, themselves, and each other. Some will become heroes. Some will become villains. But all of them will find the truths they seek.”
Season 2 concludes the story of Iris, Hope, Elton, and Silas — four friends who journeyed across the country on a mission that transformed everything they knew about themselves and the world. As they face off against the mysterious Civic Republic Military and fight for control of their own destiny, goals will shift, bonds will form and crumble, and innocence will be both lost and found.
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The Walking Dead spinoff is written and produced by showrunner Matt Negrete alongside chief content officer Scott M. Gimple. The Walking Dead: World Beyond is set as a two-season limited event series that serves as the third show of the television franchise, following The Walking Dead and Fear the Walking Dead.
Season 1 of The Walking Dead: World Beyond is now available on Blu-ray and DVD.