The third series in the AMC franchise will focus on the first generation of kids to come of age during the zombie apocalypse. Tortorella will star as Felix, described as an honorable man of his word who isn’t afraid to fight for others’ safety and acceptance.
Tortorella — who identifies as non-binary — currently stars on the TV Land series “Younger” and will continue on that show in addition to starring in the new “Walking Dead” show. They join previously announced cast members Alexa Mansour, Nicolas Cantu, and Hal Cumpston — whose castings were exclusively reported by Variety — as well as Annet Mahendru and Aliyah Royale.
In addition to “Younger,” Tortorella is known for roles in shows like “The Following” and “Make It or Break It.” They have also starred in films such as “Scream 4” and “Odd Thomas.