#TheWalkingDead may be introducing a Rick Grimes replacement

The Walking Dead is just a few months away from returning to TV screens with its tenth season.

Season ten is certainly going to cause some waves in The Walking Dead universe, as it will see a number of changes taking place.

Most notably, Michonne (played by Danai Gurira) will be stepping down from the show, as announced at The Walking Dead panel at San Diego Comic Con last month.

The show will, however, also be adding a number of new characters.

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At the panel it was announced brand new character Virgil will be joining the show, played by Kevin Carroll.

In the brand new images of Virgil viewers can see the survivor standing on a beach next to a tree, which is holding a lamp.

Although it doesn’t look like Virgil has had the best experience in the post-apocalyptic wasteland, he has survived this long, so he must have a set of skills readily available.

Another image sees him gloomily looking down inside a house - but his demeanour is not explained any further.

AMC have revealed Virgil is “a highly intelligent and resourceful man who is desperately trying to get home to his family.”

This eerily sounds exactly like Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) back in season one.

READ MORE: The Walking Dead season 10: Rick Grimes reunited by Daryl Dixon in heartbreaking twist?

The Walking Dead season 10 rick grimes virgilThe Walking Dead season 10: Virgil will be joining the show next season (Image: AMC)

The Walking Dead season 10 virgilThe Walking Dead season 10: Virgil will arrive looking for his family (Image: AMC)

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