‘The Walking Dead’ Casts Nadia Hilker as Magna for Season 9 …

The 100 actress Nadia Hilker has been cast as Magna for The Walking Dead Season 9, TheWrap has learned.

Magna is a character introduced in the comics after the post-All Out War time jump, and is described by AMC as a tough as nails survivor who has been living on the road. Magna is first introduced in the comics in issue 127.

Magna is a leader for the group that includes the previously announced Connie, played by Broadway actressLauren Ridloff, and Yumiko, played by Wonder Woman actress Eleanor Matsuura.

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Hilker played Luna on The CW series The 100, and played Nita in 2016s Allegiant with Shailene Woodley and Theo James.

At the Walking Dead San Diego Comic-Con panel Friday, AMC announced several other characters for the upcoming Season 9, which will premiere on Oct. 7.

Samantha Morton will play Whisperer leader Alpha, Angel Theory will play Connies alert and protective sister Kelly, Zach McGowen will play Justin, a hostile Savior not interested in working together with the othercommunities, Rhys Coiro will play Jed, A rebellious Savior who refuses to fall in line, Brett Butler will play Tammy Rose, A salt-of-the-earth resident at Hilltop, and John Finn will play Earl, Hilltops blacksmith and Tammy Roses devoted husband. Fantastic Beasts actor Dan Fogler will play Luke, A fatigued survivor who understands there is safety in numbers. He valueswhat is beautiful and hopeful and makes us uniquely human.

The full trailer for Season 9 was also released, which you can watch right over here.

The Walking Dead Season 9 premieres on AMC on Oct. 7.

SPOILERS AHEAD.”The Walking Dead” has never been shy about showing lots of gore and death, but some characters’ demises hit harder than others. Look back on some of the most gut-wrenching kills from the hit AMC series. Updated through the season 8 mid-season premiere.

When Andrea’s sister Amy ( Emma Bell) died in season 1, it proved that no one was safe.

The death of Jim (Andrew Rothenberg) in season 1 showed the characters how to treat a bitten person for the first time.

Sophia (Madison Lintz) was beloved by all, but Rick did not hesitate when it came time to pull the trigger when she became a walker.

Dale (Jeffrey DeMunn) was the moral compass of the group, but died in the midst of the discussion around executing their prisoner, Randall.

Shane (Jon Bernthal) was ready to kill Rick, but Rick acted first, proving himself to be a fearless leader.

T-Dog (IronE Singleton) gave his life to save Carol from walkers when the group tried to take the prison.

Lori (Sarah Wayne Callies) died during childbirth, prompting Carl to shoot her in the head to prevent her reanimation.

Merle (Michael Rooker) proved he was a good man by giving his life in an attempt to stop The Governor.

Andrea (Laurie Holden) failed to see The Governor for what he was and paid the ultimate price.

Hershel (Scott Wilson) wanted peace, but The Governor took his head to prove a point to Rick.

Tyrese (Chad Coleman) let his guard down for a just a moment, but long enough to get bitten by a walker.

Lizzie (Brighton Sharbino) killed her sister Mika (Kyla Kenedy) before Carol shot Lizzie in the back of the head.

Beth (Emily Kinney) died protecting Noah from Dawn (Christine Woods), forcing Darylto shoot Dawn in the head.

Noah (Tyler James Williams) endured one of the most gruesome deaths in “Walking Dead” history thanks to Nicholas.

Jessie (Alexandra Breckenridge), Ron (Austin Abrams) and Sam (Major Dodson) all died within seconds of each other. Sam got eaten when the horde invaded Alexandria. Jessie died as she tried to save him. Ron then attempted to kill Rick, but got stabbed by Michonne and was subsequently eaten.

Abraham (Michael Cuditz) was the one we had to wait six months to see murdered by Negan. He, of course, got his head beaten in with Negan’s barbwire-wrapped baseball bat, Lucille.

But Abraham wasn’t Negan’s only victim that night. After Daryl punched Negan, Negan decided he had to make another example out of someone in the group — and he chose Glenn.

Spencer (Austin Nichols) thought he could use Negan to kill Rick in order to assume control of Alexandria. But Negan had other plans, gutting Spencer in full view of everyone in the community

Olivia (Ann Mahoney) suffered plenty of indignities at Negan’s hands, and he eventually repaid her by having her shot

Ole Dr. Carson made a critical error by saying mean things about Sherry to Dwight over and over again. So Dwight framed the good doctor for helping Daryl escape from the Saviors — and Negan threw him into the furnace for it.

When King Ezekiel’s crew was short one cantaloupe in its tribute for Negan’s Saviors, Benjamin was shot in the leg as punishment. Unfortunately, the shot hit an artery, and young Ben bled out.

It turned out that Richard had tossed one of the cantaloupes because he wanted to start a war between the Kingdom and Saviors — and he thought they would kill him for being short. They shot Ben instead, but Morgan strangled Richard the next day after Richard confessed.

Sasha (Sonequa Martin-Green) used Eugene’s suicide pills to kill herself while she was theatrically locked in a casket because of some ridiculous thing Negan was doing. When Negan opened the casket she popped out as a walker and saved Rick and the residents of Alexandria in a clutch moment.

Morales (Juan Gabriel Pareja) returned in season 8 after having been gone since season 1, but that return was short-lived. About ten minutes in show time after Morales, his family dead and now a member of the Saviors, showed up he got shot my Daryl.

Eric (Jordan Woods-Robinson) got shot during the Alexandrians’ battle against the Saviors, and then bled out and turned into a walker after a tearful goodbye scene with his boyfriend Aaron (Ross Marquand).

Shiva the tiger bit the dust while saving Ezekiel, Carol and Jerry from a bunch of walkers in Season 8. There were just too many and they swarmed and ate her.

Carl did in the season 8 mid-season premiere after suffering a zombie bite in the first half of the season.

(Spoiler Alert) TheWrap looks back at those who have fallen victim to the zombie scourgeand other humansover eight seasons

SPOILERS AHEAD.”The Walking Dead” has never been shy about showing lots of gore and death, but some characters’ demises hit harder than others. Look back on some of the most gut-wrenching kills from the hit AMC series. Updated through the season 8 mid-season premiere.

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