‘The Walking Dead’ ups three Alexandrians to regulars

Deanna, Jessie & Spencer get promoted!

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AMC has not only released new key art (above) for the sixth season of zombie drama The Walking Dead, but they have also promoted three Alexandria residents to season regulars.

The three characters, who were introduced in season five, include Alexandria leader Deanna Monroe, played by Tovah Feldshuh; Rick’s (Andrew Lincoln) potential love interest, Jessie Anderson played by Alexandra Breckenridge; and Deanna’s son Spencer Monroe, played by Austin Nichols.

The news, originally reported by THR will see the ensemble cast increase to a whopping 18 series regulars.

They join new Lennie James (Morgan) who will return as a series regular following his appearances in the pilot, and briefly in season five.