David Morrissey has joined the cast of Extant for it's upcoming second season.
The Walking Dead star will play General Tobias Shepherd, Head of the Global Security Commission, who shares a personal history with Molly Woods (Halle Berry).
Being described as "celebrated and charming", Shepherd will be a recurring character with no exact number of episode appearances given.
David Morrissey will join Jeffrey Dean Morgan as a new addition to show, both joining the cast from the beginning of Season 2.
Season 2 of Extant will return to CBS mid-year.