MC has released a list of character portraits for the upcoming back half of The Walking Dead Season Nine. After the loss of Jesus, The show goes on with the main characters becoming more significant. Now, new looks at Daryl, Michonne, Judith, and Carol have dropped in anticipation of the Mid-Season Nine premiere. The latest Walking Dead Episode nine will be titled, Adaptation. The official synopsis for Adaptation reads The group unmasks a disturbing and dangerous new thread. An escaped captive revisits his past. Walking Dead will reveal the new foe, learning that living people are set in with the dead to use them as weapons and camouflage themselves for attacks. As the show goes on, Samantha Morton will be revealed as the actress behind Whisperer leader Alpha with her second in command Beta being portrayed by Sons of Anarchy and Remember the Titans alum, Ryan Hurst. “I’m really excited about the cast we have. Samantha Morton and Ryan Hurst as Alpha and Beta. I just think they brought so much energy and intensity already to the process, like in such a great way. And I think we get to tell a bit of a story that is sort of a mystery. I think in many ways they’re the most formidable group that we’ve come across because they have the power of zombies behind them. So that’s something that I’m really excited for people to see.”, The Walking Dead showrunner Kang explained to ComicBook.com. “” The Walking Dead returns for the back half of its ninth season on 10 February 2019.