Actor Terry Crews is thrilled to officially join The Walking Dead universe. AMC Networks recently officially announced that the Brooklyn Nine-Nine star will appear in the upcoming spin-off series titled Tales of the Living Dead .

Terry Crews will also star alongside fellow franchise newcomers Anthony Edwards ( Superior Gun , Zodiac ), Poppy Liu ( iCarly , Hacks ), Jillian Bell ( Godmother , Hard Night ), and Parker Posey ( Lost in Space , Blade ). Trinity). Most details about Terry Crews’ role in the upcoming series are being kept under wraps at this time, but the actor expressed his excitement on his Instagram page. You can check out Terry Crews’ official Instagram post below.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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“Honored to join this amazing franchise with these amazing actors! LET’S GO!!!! Terry Crews is known for many films, including White Chicks, Idiocracy and The Expendables franchise. On the small screen, he starred in the sitcom Are We Here Already? the reality series The Family Crews and also hosted numerous episodes of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, Ultimate Beastmaster, and America’s Got Talent and its spinoffs for NBC, including the upcoming AGT: Extreme . The casting announcement for Terry Crews, along with the other stars mentioned above, is just the very first wave of talent set to appear inTales of the Living Dead .

“We’ve worked hard to create unique, interesting, and unexpected characters for old and new TWD fans, and I’m thrilled that it’s the actors who will bring them to life,” Tales showrunner Channing Powell, veteran writer-producer of The Dead Who Walk and Fear the Walking Dead , said in a statement. “I can’t wait for you to see the depth, the drama, the terror and, yes, the humor they bring to the screen.