Sarah Wayne Callies Cast in The Walking Dead
Sarah Wayne Callies
Sarah Wayne Callies has scored the female lead in AMC's new drama The Walking Dead, Entertainment Weekly reports.
The 32-year-old actress will play the wife of Rick (Andrew Lincoln), a police officer who leads a group of survivors after a zombie apocalypse. Three-time Oscar nominee Frank Darabont (The Shawshank Redemption) serves as the project's writer, director and executive producer.
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Callies most recently guest-starred on House following her four-year stint on Prison Break.
The Walking Dead begins production in June and will premiere this October.