\'The Walking Dead\' Season 7 Introducing 2 New Characters Not From the Comics
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‘The Walking Dead’ Season 7 Introducing 2 New Characters Not From the Comics

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It's been hard to get The Walking Dead spoilers these days, what with all the measures taken to keep the identity of Negan's victim a secret. But thankfully the gods have smiled and dropped a tiny hint at what to expect when Season 7 debuts this October.

Unfortunately, when we say tiny, we mean tiny. But, hey, any port in a storm, right?

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According to casting announcements, Episode 6 of the upcoming seventh season will introduce two new characters, both female — and they don't appear to be based on anyone from the comics.

The first, Naomi, is an older, grandmother-like figure who has lost many loved ones and isn't looking to lose any more. Sounds a bit like someone Carol could relate to.

Or, if it's indeed Glenn who meets the business end of Lucille, this person seems like someone Maggie could turn to.

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The other newbie is more Carl's age, a girl named Jennie who's described as "kind, with a world-weary toughness.” Sound like anyone we used to know?

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OK, so it doesn't bring us any closer to unlocking the mystery of who Negan killed, but it might help narrow the list of who it won't be.

The Walking Dead Season 7 will premiere in the fall on AMC.

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