Brit Actor David Morrissey Joins The Cast Of “The Walking Dead”

Liverpool born actor David Morrissey has been cast in the third season of the popular post apocalypse zombie drama “The Walking Dead.”

Morrissey, best known for his roles in drama’s State of Play, South Riding and his appearance as “The Next Doctor” in the Doctor Who Christmas Special  will portray a character based on the original Robert Kirkman penned The Walking Dead comic.

Morrissey 47, is set to play “The Governor” the primary antagonist to Andrew Lincoln’s character, Rick Grimes the former sheriff’s deputy, fighting to survive along with a group of survivors against the zombies when the show returns for a 16-episode run.

Production of The Walking Dead commences in the Spring.

Source: Radio Times