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THE WALKING DEAD Casts Alicia Witt

THE WALKING DEAD taps Alicia Witt for mystery role!

The Mentalist and Justified actress Alicia Witt is the latest person to join the cast of The Walking Dead!

Witt made an announcement share her excitement via Twitter. The news was later confirmed by ComicBook.com.

Unless the casting has been kept under careful wraps for quite some time and avoided the rampant on-set leaks surrounding the show, it seems unlikely that Alicia Witt’s character will be featured in the Season 6 return. It’s more likely that she’s been cast for¬†Season 7, which begins filming in a few¬†months.

There’s no word as to whom the actress will play, but with new communities and a new group of villains about to take over, there are plenty of possibilities. Of course, the show also introduces original characters in occasion.

The Walking Dead returns for the back half of Season 6 this Valentine’s Day, February 14th.

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By Kait

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