The Daryl Dixon-centered “The Walking Dead” spinoff has added both Clemens Posey and Adam Nagaite to the cast. Difference He confirmed.
The series duo will join Norman Reedus on the new show, which is set to premiere in September 2020. As previously reported, the show picks up following the series finale of “The Walking Dead” when Daryl is transported across the Atlantic to France.
Poesy stars as Isabelle, who joins Daryl on a journey across France as a member of a progressive religious group and confronts her dark past in Paris. Nagaitis is said to play Britannia Queen, a dispossessed British powerhouse in post-apocalyptic Paris as a black marketeer and lusty nightclub owner.
Posey recently appeared in the Apple series “The Essex Snake.” She is best known to American audiences for playing Fleur Delacour in the “Harry Potter” film franchise. She has also acted in films such as “Tenet”, “In Bruges” and “127 Hours”.
She is repped by Agence Adequate in France, DO Mgmt, United in the UK and MGMT Entertainment.
Nagataite is no stranger to AMC viewers, having previously starred in the first season of the cable anthology series “Terror.” He also starred in the Emmy-winning HBO limited series “Chernobyl” and features such as “The Final Duel” and “Gun Milk Shark.”
He is repped by Curtis Brown, Verve, Anonymous Content and Johnson Shapiro’s Slewet & Cole.
“The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon” was originally intended to star both Reedus and Melissa McBride, who played Carol in the main show from season 1. However, it was revealed in April that McBride left the project. However, Reedus recently hinted that McBride might still be involved.
This is one of several spinoffs of “Walkthroughs” currently in the works. There is also a Maggie-Negan spinoff “The Walking Dead: Dead City” and a spinoff focusing on Rick and Michonne. Additionally, sister series “Fear the Walking Dead” aired its seventh season finale in June. AMC also recently premiered “Tales of the Walking Dead” and the two-part series “The Walking Dead: Beyond World.”
Deadline first reported the takeover of Poésy and Nagaitis.