Nicolas Cantu to Star in AMC’s New “The Walking Dead” Series

Nicolas Cantu is a Dead man walking

The 15-year-old Latino actor has been cast in the upcoming third series in The Walking Dead franchise on ABC.

Nicolas Cantu

Cantu, who will portray Elton, will star opposite Nico TortorellaAnnet Mahendru(Huck) and Aliyah Royale(Iris)  Alexa Mansour(Hope) and Hal Cumpston(Silas) in the series.

The untitled third series will focus on the first generation to come of age in the apocalypse as we know it. Some will become heroes. Some will become villains. In the end, all of them will be changed forever.

Produced and distributed by AMC Studios, the series will premiere on AMC in spring 2020. Jordan Vogt-Roberts will direct the series co-created by Scott Gimple and The Walking Dead veteran writer and producer Matt Negrete, who will serve as the series’ showrunner.Cantu’s previous credits include voice work on The Amazing World of Gumball and Sofia the  First,as well as appearances onRaven’s HomeThe Good Place and Bizaardvark.