Dallas Roberts has been cast as a new character name Milton in Season 3 of The Walking Dead. Joining new characters Michonne and The Governor, Milton is a resident of Woodbury and is described by Robert Kirkman as a “details guy”. Kirkman goes on to describe the character:
“He’s the guy that works with the Governor, who is monitoring all situations and is trying to help the Governor make sense of this world that they’re living in. He’s not exactly a scientist, but he’s a smart guy that is trying to find out how zombies behave. Watching him do his little experiments is going to be a lot of fun.”
According to Show Runner Glen Mazzara, Milton is a man who has found a way to make himself useful.
“We were examining, ‘How do people survive in this apocalyptic world, and what can people contribute?’. And we didn’t think it was plausible that every single character we meet is an efficient zombie killer. We just didn’t buy that everyone we know would be active and deft enough to kill every walker. We wanted to show how other people survive, and Dallas has come in and helped us establish that character. He just adds a lot of heart and humanity to Woodbury, which further complicates what that is. That is a real town with real people and real survivors. It’s not necessarily a group of bad guys.”
Dallas Roberts is an American stage and screen actor who is best known for his roles in the T.V. show “The Good Wife”, and AMC’s “Rubicon” among other things.