New ‘Walking Dead’ Series Adds Annet Mahendru, Aliyah Royale

Variety | 7/19/2019 | Joe Otterson
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The third “Walking Dead” series officially unveiled its main cast immediately after the flagship show’s panel at San Diego Comic-Con on Friday.

In addition to Alexa Mansour, Nicolas Cantu, and Hal Cumpston — whose castings were exclusively reported by Variety earlier in July, the new series has also cast Annet Mahendru and Aliyah Royale in two lead roles. Mahendru’s character is named Huck, while Royale’s character is named Iris.

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The new series is said to follow two female protagonists and focus on the first generation to come-of-age in the zombie apocalypse.

Mahendru’s past TV credits include “The Romanoffs,” “The Americans,” and “Tyrant.” On the film side, she has starred in films like “Penguins of Madagascar” and “Escape from Tomorrow.”

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Royale most recently starred in the CBS drama “The Red Line.”

Royale is repped by Coast To Coast Talent Group and Dream Talent Management. Mahendru is repped...
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