UPDATE: In response to questions about the status of The Walking Dead‘s Melissa McBride, who was not among the four promoted to regular, the actress confirmed on Twitter that she is already a regular on the show. So that is that.

PREVIOUS: With all that onscreen carnage on The Walking Dead, the hit zombie drama is always in need of new blood. The AMC series is beefing up its regular cast ranks with the promotion of  Chad Coleman, Sonequa Martin-Green and Emily Kinney for the upcoming fourth season. Coleman plays Tyreese, Martin-Green plays Sasha, and Kinney plays Beth Greene. Kinney has been on the show since 2011, Martin-Green and Coleman since last year. The trio joins another recent Walking Dead regular cast addition, David Morrissey, who has been upped to regular for Season 4.