As AMC’s new Walking Dead spin-off series continues to amass its core cast, Joe Holt has joined the show.
Via Deadline, Holt – best known to genre fans for his role in Marvel’s The Punisher – will be playing a character called Leo Bennett. That character is pegged as a family man and professor who is brimming with optimism and hope.
Holt joins a cast that currently features Alexa Mansour, Nicolas Cantu, Hal Cumpston, Aliyah Royale, Annet Mahendru and Nico Tortorella.
The early word on this second spin-off series from the main The Walking Dead reads:
The series is said to feature two young female protagonists and focus on the first generation to come-of-age in the apocalypse as we know it.
To consist of a ten-episode debut season, this to-be-titled show will premiere towards the middle of next year.