AMC's upcoming zombie series news just keeps getting better! Today we have learned that film vet Michael Rooker (via his Twitter) has joined the cast of The Walking Dead. He'll be playing a character named Merle.
The Walking Dead is based on Robert Kirkman's comic book with the same name and is written, produced and directed by Frank Darabont. The six-episode season starts in October on AMC.
We've been following this from the beginning and the news of Rooker joining the fold is huge news! i'm a huge Michael Rooker fan!