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‘The Walking Dead’ Casts Jeffrey Dean Morgan As Major Villain

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AMC’s ‘The Walking Dead’ has finally found its Negan.

According to THR, actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan (The Watchman, Grey’s Anatomy, The Good Wife, Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice) has officially landed the role as the villainous Negan, the foul-mouthed leader of a brutal group known as The Saviors.

Morgan will debut as Negan in the Season 6 finale, directed by Greg Nicotero, and becomes a series regular in Season 7.

With Negan’s arrival, the question (once again) is about Glenn’s fate. *SPOILERS* In issue #100, Negan makes his debut by brutally kills Glenn using a baseball bat covered in barbed wire that he calls Lucille. 

What do you think of Morgan as Negan? I think it’s the perfect casting decision.

Stars: Norman Reedus as Daryl, Andrew Lincoln as Rick, Chandler Riggs as Carl, Danai Gurira as Michonne, Melissa McBride as Carol, Sonequa Martin-Green as Sasha, Lauren Cohan as Maggie, Steven Yeun as Glenn, Michael Cudlitz as Abraham, Josh McDermitt as Eugene, Alanna Masterson as Tara, Christian Serratos as Rosita, Lennie James as Morgan, Seth Gilliam as Father Gabriel, Tovah Feldshuh as Deanna, Ross Marquand as Aaron, Alexandra Breckenridge as Jesse, Austin Nichols as Spencer, Corey Hawkins as Heath, and Merritt Wever as Dr. Denise Cloyd.

‘The Walking Dead’ Season 6, Episode 6 “Always Accountable” airs Sundays, November 15th at 9/8c on AMC.

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