Laurie Holden joins <em>The Walking Dead</em> AMC has added Laurie Holden to the cast of Frank Darabont's apocalyptic zombie drama The Walking Dead.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Holden will play the role of Andrea, a key member of the survivor group who has a proficiency with a sniper rifle and falls for a man twice her age.

In addition, newcomer Steven Yeun has been added to the cast as Glenn. He and Holden join Andrew Lincoln, Jeffrey DeMunn and Jon Bernthal on the show.

In other casting news, Jaime Ray Newman has booked a recurring arc on Lifetime's Drop Dead Diva. She will play Jackson Hurst's love interest on the show.

On Syfy, Jewel Staite and Alan Dale have been added to the original movie Doomsday Scrolls, which starts production this week in Vancouver.