Khary Payton joins Steven Yeun on Amazon series Invincible

Khary Payton as Ezekiel - The Walking Dead _ Season 10, Episode 14 - Photo Credit: Jace Downs/AMC
Khary Payton as Ezekiel - The Walking Dead _ Season 10, Episode 14 - Photo Credit: Jace Downs/AMC /

Khary Payton, another cast member from AMC’s The Walking Dead, has joined Steven Yeun as a voice actor on Skybound’s Invincible television series.

When it was announced that former Glenn Rhee actor Steven Yeun was cast as the lead in the upcoming Robert Kirkman Amazon project, the Invincible animated series, the excitement from The Walking Dead fans automatically rose. However, the casting from AMC’s zombie drama wasn’t done yet.

On Saturday at the Skybound Xpo, Robert Kirkman took part in a panel titled Skybound Past, Present, and Future. He made a few big announcements but one that is particularly interesting was casting announcements for Invincible.

Among the names revealed to be joining the show is Khary Payton, known for playing King Ezekiel on The Walking Dead. Payton has a unique voice and a long, beautiful history of being a voice actor over the course of his career.

Payton’s voice has been featured on many well-known shows and movies, including Teen Titans Go!, American Dad, Family Guy, Big Hero 6, The Lion Guard, Young Justice, DC Superhero Girls, and much more.

Even more talent

However, Payton wasn’t the only big name announced to be joining the upcoming Amazon animated series. Here are some of the previously announced artists as well as other individuals who will be lending their talents to the show:

  • Zachary Quinto (Star Trek)
  • Seth Rogen (Superbad)
  • Mark Hamill (Star Wars)
  • J.K. Simmons (Whiplash)
  • Chris Diamantopolous (Silicon Valley)
  • Zazie Beetz (Atlanta)
  • Gillian Jacobs (Community)
  • Jason Mantzoukas (Parks and Recreation)
  • and MANY more!

For more of the casting announcements as well as the roles they are slated to voice on Invincible, you can check out the list on the Collider website.

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With so much great talent available for Invincible and some great source material in the Skybound comic book series, this animated series is gearing up to a can’t-miss project for fans of comics, animation, and The Walking Dead.