EXCLUSIVE: The Walking Dead: World Beyond star Alexa Mansour has been cast in the lead role opposite Neve Campbell in AvalonABC drama series based on the short story by Michael Connelly, David E. Kelley, A+E Studios and 20th Television.
Avalon, which received a direct order from ABC, is set in the town of Avalon on Catalina Island, where Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department detective Nicole “Nic” Searcy (Campbell) runs a small office. Catalina has a local population that serves over a million tourists a year, and every day when the ferries arrive, hundreds of new potential stories enter the island. Detective Searcy is drawn into a career-defining mystery that will challenge everything she knows about herself and the island.
Mansour will play assistant Carolyn Chavez. His good humor, his optimism and his sense of humor are completely unbridled. Carolyn loves her job, loves her boss, loves everything about island life. She has her own compass, one she acquired after being forced to fend for herself at a young age.
In addition to Campbell, Mansour joins fellow main cast members Steven Pasquale and Roslyn Ruff.
Avalon is created and produced by Kelley, who wrote the pilot episode, and Connelly. Dana Calvo produces with Ross Fineman of Fineman Entertainment and Barry Jossen & Tana Jamieson for A+E Studios and Matthew Tinker for DEK Productions. The series is produced by A+E Studios and 20th Television.
Mansour is known for her breakout role as Hope Bennett on AMC The Walking Dead: World Beyond, which lasted two seasons. His additional series credits include Apple Home before dark Paramount + Gamers, Friendsless: Dark Web and guest stays on Madam Secretary, Bull, Seal Team, The Resident, How To Get Away With Murder and Law and Order: SVU. Mansour is replaced by UTA, Zero Gravity Management and Jackoway Austen Tyerman’s Karl Austen.