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Details on New ‘Walking Dead’ Characters

Casting is underway for the second season of AMC’s “The Walking Dead” and in previous interviews creator Robert Kirkman revealed that the cast would meet a new group of survivors on Hershel’s Farm.

The show is casting “Hershel Greene”, a super old veterinarian who lives with a large family in Georgia. “Maggie Greene” is his young daughter (20ish) who’s a well-rounded horse rider. Lastly is “Otis”, a farm foreman who is on a mission to atone for his sins: he accidentally shoots a survivor.

Premiering this fall, the second season will be a full 13 episodes. The comic adaptation is set among a group of zombie survivors of an apocalypse who are led by a police officer, Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln), in search of a safe place to live.