With contract uncertainty surrounding an unsigned Lauren Cohan for the already renewed season 9 of The Walking Slow, the actress easiest identified for playing Maggie Greene on the AMC zombie drama has signed on for a lead role in an ABC drama pilot titled Whiskey Cavalier, EW has confirmed.
Cohan will play Frankie Trowbridge (whose codename is Fiery Tribune), a CIA operative who must work with FBI agent Will Dawdle (whose codename is Whiskey Cavalier and is played by Scott Foley) in the inter-agency drama.
What this suggests for Cohan’s Walking Slow future stays unclear. Season Eight might perchance well impress the head for every Cohan and Maggie, or the actress might perchance well return in a restricted potential for season 9, and even as a series usual must Whiskey Cavalier turn out to be a midseason entry for 2019. Or, if the new ABC repeat would no longer earn picked up to series, Cohan might perchance well dwell on The Walking Slow with a new contract even beyond season 9. But this definitely places the strain on AMC to earn some manufacture of take care of Cohan done to fabricate particular an endgame for the character of Maggie is firmly in express.
The Walking Slow returns on Feb. 25 on AMC.