Walking Dead actor Zach McGowan stars in Murder at Yellowstone City

Zach McGowan is the actor who portrayed Justin during season 9 of The Walking Dead. He was a member of the Saviors who was quite the trouble maker and bully, who always slacked off his duties. McGowan has had numerous memorable roles before and after his time on TWDDeadline reports he will next star in Murder at Yellowstone City.

 The film is directed by Richard Gray and written by Eric Belgau, both known for Robert the Bruce, a film that McGowan also starred in. Scheduled for release in theaters and VOD on June 24, the film follows a former slave who arrives in the former boomtown of Yellowstone City, Montana. Upon his arrival, a local prospector is murdered on the same day he discovers gold.

Additional cast for this film includes Isaiah Mustafa, Gabriel Byrne, Thomas Jane, Richard Dreyfuss, Nat Wolff, Anna Camp, Aimee Garcia, Scottie Thompson, Emma Kenney, Tanaya Beatty, John Ales, Lia Marie Johnson, and Isabella Ruby.

According to the film’s Instagram post, McGowan will portray Robert Dunnigan, a lucky prospector who possesses an unstoppable spirit and iron will. His burning passion his whole life has been the search for gold he even forced his poor wife Emma (Thompson) to follow him west so he could pursue his quest. Nothing, not even starvation, bitter cold, and repeated disappointment has caused him to give up. When luck eventually shines on him, he will discover that often bad luck follows good.

Murder at Yellowstone City is the first movie to be filmed on the site of what was the real Yellowstone City, where a Western backlot has been created called Yellowstone Film Ranch.

Murder at Yellowstone City trailer

The Walking Dead – Zach McGowan – other projects

McGowan began acting at a young age in school productions. He would continue stage acting in high school and college, which would see him on the stage in New York City, where he would fine-tune his craft in off-Broadway productions.

He is known for his roles in Last Call, McGyver, The 100, Project Blue Book, LA’s Finest, Agents of S.H.I.E.LD., Black Sails, Shameless, and many more.

Another new film he will star in, Sanctioning Evil, is an indie action thriller where McGowan portrays Ambrose, a charismatic congressman. Ambrose works with a recently discharged Army veteran on a covert plan to eliminate an underground criminal element as they are tracked by the FBI.

Congrats to Zach McGowan on his continued success; we can’t wait to watch his new projects.

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