Fear the Walking Dead season 4: Meet the new cast

There are some new faces joining the battle for survival when the show returns later this year.

Fear the Walking Dead’s fourth season is the show’s most highly anticipated yet.

Featuring the first crossover with The Walking Dead and finally giving us some answers as to who survived the dam explosion at the end of season 3, fans are excited to see where the apocalypse survivors turn next.

[Read more: Fear season 4 - Everything you need to know]

After losing a handful of characters in season 3 (No spoilers!), there will be some new faces joining the show in 2018.

Here’s everything you need to know about the season 4 cast and characters

Kevin Zegers

Kevin Zegers

It has been revealed that Zegers will appear in the fourth season, but his role is currently a secret. Deadline confirmed the news and Zeger responded on Twitter with four thumbs up emojis and the words "Very exciting stuff".

You may have previously seen Kevin as Damien Dalgaard in The CW's Gossip Girl, ABC drama Notorious, Broadchuchr adaptation Gracepoint or the film The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.

Evan Gamble

Evan Gamble

A second secret casting has been revealed for season 4. Vampire Diaries actor Evan will play a "rough-around-the-edges type who only thinks about one thing: himself".

His previous TV roles have included Hap and Leonard (Pictured), Hawaiit 5-0 and Criminal Minds.

Morgan Jones played by Lennie James

Lennie James as Morgan Jones in Fear the Walking Gead

It has been confirmed that Lennie James, who plays Morgan Jones in The Walking Dead, will crossover to Fear the Walking Dead in season 4. He is the first character to swap shows in the franchise.

"Lennie James brilliance and humanity in his portrayal of Morgan Jones has been part of the DNA of what makes The Walking Dead so fantastic since the very beginning," said Scott M. Gimple, executive producer for both series.

"Morgan's story will continue in this season of The Walking Dead, and then, it begins again in the upcoming season of Fear the Walking Dead’ pushing the series - and the Walking Dead universe itself - into new directions and possibilities."

"As longtime fans of Lennie James and his portrayal of Morgan Jones, we are thrilled to have him join the cast of Fear the Walking Dead," said Andrew Chambliss and Ian Goldberg, showrunners and executive producers for Fear the Walking Dead.

"We look forward to working with Lennie to continue the journey Morgan began on The Walking Dead."
Lennie James has starred in films such as Snatch and Blade Runner 2049 and TV series Jericho, Low Winter Sun and Line of Duty.

[Read more: Lennie James first day on set - first look]

Maggie Grace as Althea

Maggie Grace as Althea in Fear the Walking Dead

"Althea is someone who is uniquely qualified to survive — to thrive, even — in this world because of who she was before the apocalypse," says co-showrunner Ian Goldberg.

He added: "We have been fans of Maggie Grace for a long time — she brings an intelligence, sensitivity, and innate strength to Althea that has been really exciting to watch”

Maggie Grace starred as Shannon Rutherford in the smash hit series Lost and also played Kim Mills in the Taken trilogy. Her other credits include Californication, The Twilight Saga and Aftermath.

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Garret Dillahunt as John

Fear the Walking Dead - Garret Dillahunt

Showrunner Ian Goldberg told Entertainment Weekly: “John is a man of fascinating contradictions.

“He loves people but has spent a great deal of time on his own. He’s a gentle soul — an innocent in many ways — but is no stranger to violence. He can be soft-spoken and disarmingly funny all at once."

Dillahunt is a huge Walking Dead fan, who put himself forward to play Negan in The Walking Dead. His TV credits include HBO’s Deadwood, Raising Hope, The Mindy Project and Justified,

 

 

Jenna Elfman as Naomi

Jenna Elfman as Naomi in Fear the Walking Dead

"Naomi's a capable survivor we'll meet living on her own early on in the season," co-showrunner Andrew Chambliss told Entertainment Weekly.

"She'll have her guard up as she crosses paths with Madison and her family, and — as we'll learn over the course of the season — she'll have a very good reason for keeping people at a distance. Even so, she'll end up developing some connections that surprise her, including a bond with Alicia." 

Elfman’s recent TV projects include CBS' Courting Alex and Accidentally on Purpose, NBC's 1600 Penn and Growing up Fisher, and ABC's Imaginary Mary.

Fear the Walking Dead returns to AMC in 2018 – the drama channel exclusive to BT customers.

Watch AMC on BT TV channel 332/381 HD and BT Sport pack customers can watch on Sky Guide channel 192.

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