Colman Domingo has booked a recurring role on AMC’s upcoming The Walking Dead companion series, Fear The Walking Dead, which has a two-season pickup.

Set in Los Angeles (and shot in Vancouver and LA), Fear The Walking Dead focuses on new characters and storylines. Domingo, repped by Gersh and Liebman Entertainment, will play Strand, a smart and sophisticated man with a mysterious past. He joins previously announced cast Mercedes Mason, Ruben Blades, Cliff Curtis, Kim Dickens, Frank Dillane and Alycia Debnam Carey.

Domingo is currently shooting The Birth of a Nation starring Armie Hammer, His recent film work includes Selma, Lee Daniel’s The Butler and Lincoln. Other TV credits include a recurring role on The Knick.