Fans of Southland and/or Robert Rodriguez's The Faculty should be pleased to know that Shawn Hatosy (aka Officer Sammy Bryant and Stan Rosado) has joined the cast of AMC's Fear The Walking Dead in a recurring role.
According to TVLine, Hatosy will play a "well-intentioned but out of his element military man with a soulful disposition."
“Fear the Walking Dead,” which is set in Los Angeles and focuses on new characters and storylines, stars Kim Dickens (Gone Girl, “Sons of Anarchy”) as Madison, Cliff Curtis (“Missing,” “Gang Related”) as Travis, Frank Dillane (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince) as Nick and Alycia Debnam-Carey (Into the Storm) as Alicia. Also joining the cast as series regulars are Elizabeth Rodriguez (“Orange is the New Black”) as Liza and Mercedes Mason (Quarantine 2: Terminal) as Ofelia."
"A companion series to “The Walking Dead,” the #1 show on television among adults 18-49, “Fear the Walking Dead” is executive produced by Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, Greg Nicotero, David Alpert and showrunner David Erickson and produced by AMC Studios. Co-Executive Producer Adam Davidson, who directed the pilot, is also directing the second and third episodes. The series’ first season, consisting of six one-hour episodes, will premiere on AMC in late summer."
It was also recently revealed that Colman Domingo (Selma, Lee Daniels' The Butler), Sandrine Holt (The Returned, Terminator Genisys), and Rubén Blades (Predator 2, Once Upon a Time in Mexico) have joined the cast of Fear The Walking Dead. Domingo will take on the role of "Strand, a smart and sophisticated man with a mysterious past." Holt, meanwhile, will play Dr. Bethany Exner, and Blades will portray Ofelia's father, Daniel.
Stay tuned to Daily Dead for more updates on Fear The Walking Dead, premiering late this summer, and if you missed it, check out our previous coverage: