David Morrissey Cast as The Governor on Season 3 of The Walking Dead

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David Morrissey has signed on for a critical Walking Dead role.

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The British actor will come on board season three of this AMC smash as The Governor, a nemesis of Rick's from Robert Kirkman's graphic novel. The Governor is leader of Woodbury, a small settlement of survivors that we'll meet next year.

Morrissey is a BAFTA Award nominee best known overseas for his work in State of Play and in movies such as The Reaping and The Other Boleyn Girl.

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Is Woodbury the settlement that Randall was from?


The Governor? Sounds interesting.. Wonder how he will get eaten. :-)


Ohhhh sh^$! The Governor, things are about to get bloody. LotN


I look forward to him getting his face eaten.