September 13, 2021

NEW YORK — Walking Dead actress Michonne Dixon has joined the cast of AMC’s The Walking Dead as one of the new characters in the new trailer for season 5.

The footage shows Michonne walking through the streets of Atlanta with a group of other characters, some wearing black.

AMC and AMC Studios are planning to debut the season 5 trailer on Tuesday, August 10 at 8 p.m.

ET on AMC and the Walking Dead website.

The trailer will also be seen on AMC’s YouTube channel and the AMC app.

Dixon will play one of three new characters that AMC will debut in season 5: The Governor, an undead commander with the ultimate goal of wiping out the undead population.

The Governor is also the title character in AMC’s upcoming horror film, The Conjuring, with James Wan (The Conjuring 2) attached to direct.

Dirkman previously played a female character in the HBO hit show Game of Thrones.