TVLine has learned that actor Chad Coleman will be joining the cast of The Walking Dead as Tyreese. Coleman is known for his role as Dennis “Cutty” Wise on The Wire and providing the voice for ‘Coach’ in Left4Dead 2.
In the comics, Tyreese is a very prominent character with the survivors, joining them after Atlanta and staying with them throughout their tenure in the prison. Tyreese is an Ex-NFL star that specializes in blunt weapons against the undead, carrying his trusty hammer everywhere he went.
Based on the comic book series written by Robert Kirkman and published by Image Comics, The Walking Dead stars Andrew Lincoln, Laurie Holden, Steven Yeun, Norman Reedus, Chandler Riggs, Lauren Cohan, Scott Wilson, Melissa McBride, David Morrissey and Danai Gurira.
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