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THE WALKING DEAD: WORLD BEYOND is a spin-off sequel series to the classic post-apocalyptic show - The Walking Dead. Who is in the cast of Walking Dead World Beyond?

PUBLISHED: 15:08, Fri, Oct 9, 2020 | UPDATED: 15:10, Fri, Oct 9, 2020

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The Walking Dead: World Beyond is a new spin-off series which forms part of The Walking Dead franchise. The series is set 10 years after the apocalypse and it is available to watch on Prime Video and AMC each week. Express.co.uk has everything you need to know about who is in the cast of The Walking Dead: World Beyond, and some of the cast spoke exclusively to the website.

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Who is in the cast of The Walking Dead: World Beyond? Hope Bennett - Alexa Mansour

Hope is one of the main characters in the series and she is a 16-year-old who experienced some serious trauma as a child.

She was only young when the sky fell and it marked the start of the apocalypse, and during the event, she was separated from her mum and sister Iris.

She watched her mother die and it has haunted her ever since, and she believes she has experienced the worst fate possible.

Hope is played by Alexa Mansour, an American actress known for her previous roles in Unfriended: Dark Web and Loco Love.

Speaking exclusively to Express.co.uk about her character, she said: "Hope saw her mum die and it built her up to become this person who doesn't really care about anything because she has seen the worst.

"Her strength is she doesn't care, she's not worried about everything, and her weakness is she holds so much against herself and so much guilt that she gets in her own way a lot.

"Her motto is hope for the best but expect the worst."

The young star said she had auditioned for the original Walking Dead series many times before.

She said: "I would say I auditioned for the show three or four times a year for like three years. When I got this one and I saw the scenes it was this girl who is super against authority.

"In the audition I was like I really like this girl and I really like her attitude, I wanted to be like her."

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Walking Dead World Beyond: The main castWalking Dead World Beyond: Alexa Mansour is Hope in the series (Image: AMC/Prime Video)

Walking Dead World Beyond: Elton OrtizWalking Dead World Beyond: Nicolas Cantu plays Elton Ortiz (Image: AMC/Prime Video)

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Elton Ortiz - Nicolas Cantu

Elton is a 14-year-old orphan of the apocalypse who also lost his mother when the sky fell, and he is forced to grow up very quickly.

He feels as if he has an important role to play when he joins Hope and Iris on a mission to discover more about their family.

His character is played by Nicolas Cantu, a teenage YouTuber and actor who also goes by the online name Junky Janker.

Speaking exclusively to Express.co.uk he said: "Elton is an old soul, and he's a very analytical and curious thinker, he's a 14-year-old orphan of the apocalypse.

"He's been growing up in this broken world, sheltered in the walls of our university campus site, but he's still alone.

"His strength is he really knows how to tough through it - tons of the characters on this show have past trauma, with Elton he's had to deal with the loss of his parents and he'll carry on at 14-years-old.

"He's in a mentorship position to some of the

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