With The Strolling Lifeless’s penultimate season gearing up for an enormous end, the AMC zombie drama is casting its last season.
The most recent addition is Michael James Shaw, who has been locked in to play Mercer.
Mercer had a heavy presence throughout the last arc of the comedian books the collection hails from.
Within the comics, he performs the Commonwealth Military commander, a person who stands out because of his pink armor and a pair of axes he makes use of as his weapons of alternative.
In case you watch The Walking Dead online, you already know the Commonwealth arc is barely simply starting, so it is smart to disclose who might be enjoying such a pivotal character.
Shaw is well-known for his appearances on Bull, Blue Bloods, and Blood & Treasure on the small display, however on the large display, he has appeared as Corvus Glaive in Avengers Infinity Battle and Avengers Endgame.
Whereas the AMC hit sometimes veers away from the comedian books, Mercer strikes a quick bond with Rick Grimes and Princess.
As you’re in all probability effectively conscious by now, Andrew Lincoln’s Rick is not part of the collection, however he’s set to steer a trilogy of flicks.
Princess solely lately got here into the narrative, and her most up-to-date plot concerned her and a bunch of individuals being stopped by the Commonwealth.
“The one episode that is arising [extended Season 10 episode ‘Splinter’], that is simply the tip of the iceberg. There’s an entire large story to be performed,” showrunner Angela Kang teased of the brand new group throughout The Strolling Lifeless Prolonged Season 10 Preview Particular.
“There’s extra characters inside that group to fulfill, however we are going to begin to get into them a bit, get a way of their vibe, what they’re about, by means of our characters’ perspective. However there’s a lot extra cool story to return in Season 11.”
“It tells you that this group is absolutely formidable, they’re organized, they’ve some entry to the supplies that you’ll want to create in a uniform trend, in order that’s actually in contrast to among the teams that we have seen,” she continued.
“As a result of our teams have solely been in a position to do issues like that on a really restricted foundation, like [how] Eugene was solely in a position to make a handful of good bullets. However these guys have much more happening.”
We’ve 5 episodes remaining of The Strolling Lifeless Season 10.
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The Strolling Lifeless airs Sundays on AMC.
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