Dan Fogler and Eleanor Matsuura Join Cast of “Walking Dead”

Dan Fogler and Eleanor Matsuura are ready to face the undead. 

The Fantastic Beasts and Into the Badlands stars have just landed roles on season nine of The Walking Dead.

While Fogler’s role has yet to be confirmed, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that Matsuura will play Yumiko, a survivor of the zombie apocalypse who is part of a group that encounters the Alexandria Safe-Zone some years after All-Out War. 

The duo’s casting follows the casting of Tony nominee Lauren Ridloff, who’s set to play Connie, “a seasoned survivor deft at using her senses to read people, situations, and trouble.” Conies as Ridloff herself “is deaf and uses American Sign Language (ASL) to communicate.”

Season nine will see the departure of two series regulars: Lauren Cohan and Andrew Lincoln. 

 Watch the 30-second teaser for the season 9 released by AMC: