Mercedes Mason joins Fear The Walking Dead cast

AMC’s apocalypse series casts new regular

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Fear The Walking Dead has added another new regular in the form of Mercedes Mason (666 Park Avenue), with Ruben Blades (Predator 2) supposedly in talks to play her father.

The AMC companion series to the highly successful The Walking Dead has been commissioned for two seasons. Set in Los Angeles, the zombie apocalypse drama – set to air in the summer – follows a new set of characters and storylines.

Fear The Walking Dead also stars Cliff Curtis, Kim Dickens, Frank Dillane and Alycia Debnam Carey.

The series is produced by AMC Studios; created by Robert Kirkman, (the creator of The Walking Dead graphic novel) and Dave Erickson. Adam Davidson will direct.