Jeffrey Dean Morgan "Good Wife" actor joins "The Walking Dead"

"Good Wife" actor, Jeffery Dean Morgan, is joining "The Walking Dead" as Negan, the dreaded comic book villain.

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"The Walking Dead" has found its next villain in "The Good Wife Actor" Jeffrey Dean Morgan.

The actor has been casted as Negan, the dreaded villain character from Robert Kirkman's comic series.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the character Negan will arrive in the season-six finale directed by Greg Nicotero.

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Jeffrey Dean Morgan

 

The dreaded villain has been described as  the violent leader of a group known as the Saviors, that uses force and intimidation to subjugate other communities — including Alexandria.

Morgan first will join the series as a guest-star before being promoted to series regular for season seven.

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Negan

 

According to the outlet, other actors who auditioned for the role included Timothy Olyphant, Matt Dillon and Garret Dillahunt.

AMC recently renewed the show for a seventh season.

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