The New ‘Walking Dead’ Spinoff Has Found Its Lead

The upcoming, yet-to-be titled Walking Dead spinoff has found its lead. According to Deadline, Kim Dickens, who most recently drew attention for her role in David Fincher’s Gone Girl, will star as a guidance counselor and mother of two who “looks like the girl next door but has a darkness to her, a troubled past that will come back to haunt her.” Actor Cliff Curtis will play the male lead, a co-worker who is in a relationship with Dickens’ character. Robert Kirkman, the man behind the original Walking Dead graphic novel, created the series, which takes place during the same zombie takeover, but in a different location …

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