Pollyanna McIntosh, Steven Ogg, and Katelyn Nacon will be series regulars

By Nivea Serrao
April 17, 2017 at 01:26 PM EDT
Walking Dead Season 8 Regulars
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Get ready to see a lot more Jadis when The Walking Dead returns.

Pollyanna McIntosh, who plays the leader of the junkyard-based Scavengers — and sneaky pal of big bad Negan — has been promoted to a series regular for season 8, EW has confirmed.

Also becoming regulars are Steven Ogg, who plays Negan’s right-hand hench-villain Simon, and Katelyn Nacon, who portrays Enid, a teen survivor who has a bit of a romance going with Carl.

And that’s not the only thing fans have to look forward to when the AMC zombie drama returns. Many favorites will be getting more screen time now that a range of new communities will be in play. “It’s been a lot of placing the chess pieces and positioning and introducing key players in this landscape,” star Andrew Lincoln told EW last week. “And I think now we get to start really playing the game. The game is afoot, as they say.”

That “game” is the all-out war that kicked off in the epic battle at the conclusion of season 7 several weeks ago.

The Walking Dead returns fall 2018 on AMC.

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