Chad Coleman is joining “The Walking Dead.”
“The Wire” alum, Chad Coleman will play Tyreese on the drama series, according to TVLine. In the comics Tyreese was Rick’s second in command following Shane’s death.
The site reports, Coleman is rumored to appear in the ongoing season’s eight episode.
“The Walking Dead” airs Sundays on AMC.
In other casting news…
Amanda Setton (“Gossip Girl”) who plays Shauna on “The Mindy Project” is leaving the series. Meanwhile, Anna Camp, who plays Mindy’s best friend, Gwen on the series has been moved from a series regular to a recurring. [TVLine]
“Pushing Daises” alum Raul Esparza will play Dr. Chilton on NBC’s midseason “Hannibal.” [TVLine]
Additionally, “Veep’s” actress Anna Chlumsky has been cast in “Hannibal.” Chlumsky will portray Miriam Lass, a young FBI trainee in a guest role. [TVLine]
“Malcolm In The Middle” alumna Jane Kaczmarek will guest-star as a DA in an upcoming episode of “Law & Order: SVU.” [TV Gudie]
Annabella Sciorra has booked a guest role on “Blue Bloods.” Sciorra will play an NYPD psychologist on the series. [TVLine]
Marianne Jean-Baptiste is headed back to “Private Practice.” Jean-Baptiste will reprise her role as Gabi on the drama series. [THR]