It seems that Robert Kirkman and the producers of AMC’s The Walking Dead have in fact cast Ezekiel the leader of a new community called the ‘Kingdom’, which will be introduced in season seven of the highly acclaimed zombie apocalypse drama.
Khary Payton has been given the reoccurring role of the King, as confirmed at this years Sand Diego Comic-Con. Fans in attendance at the Walking Dead Comic Con panel previewed the new trailer for season seven, with the first look at Ezekiel and his pet tiger, Shiva, coming at the end of the trailer.
Fans of the Walking Dead comic series know that Ezekiel will eventually aid Rick and his community take on Negan, before beginning to establish the beginnings of human society once again. It will in fact be interesting to see how the shows producers deal with having a tiger on set, even if Shiva is mostly animated.