The Walking Dead Season Three News

In the episode Andrea ( Laurie Holden) is saved from a zombie by a shadowy, samurai sword-wielding female figure in a cloak. Anyone who’s ever read the comics will have known immediately – this was the kick-ass Michonne.

Then, during AMC’s Talking Dead chat show that followed thew finalé, The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman revealed the identity of the actress who will be playing Michonne: Danai Gurira, best know previously for a six-episode stint on HBO’s Treme . Expect to be seeing a lot more of her in The Walking Dead .