The Walking Dead: World Beyond: Who is the mysterious newcomer?

Ted Sutherland as Percy - The Walking Dead: World Beyond _ Season 1, Episode 6 - Photo Credit: AMC
Ted Sutherland as Percy - The Walking Dead: World Beyond _ Season 1, Episode 6 - Photo Credit: AMC /

This week’s episode of The Walking Dead: World Beyond introduced us to a new character, but just who is he and what does he want? Spoilers follow.

The Walking Dead: World Beyond‘s first season continued this week as its fifth installment debuted on TV screens. “Madman Across the Water” was an Elton-heavy episode that delved into the backstory of the show’s most intriguing character, but it ended on a rather surprising note.

With Hope making a major discovery in regards to Elton, it seemed like tensions were set to rise among the Endlings. But before any revelations could be vocalized, the gang were interrupted by a mysterious newcomer in the woods. Naturally, fans were left wondering just who this mysterious new arrival was.

Who is the stranger in the woods in The Walking Dead: World Beyond?

Very little is known about the newcomer thus far, but his name is Percy. He will seemingly play an important part in the coming episode. What kind of role he will play remains to be seen but it is worth remembering that nobody good ever really comes out of the woods in the middle of the night in the TWD Universe.

Considering how he approached the Endlings, he may have wanted to be found. That doesn’t necessarily mean he wanted to be friends, though.

Who plays Percy on The Walking Dead: World Beyond?

Percy is portrayed by 23-year-old actor Ted Sutherland. The young star is best-known for his leading role as Simon Saunders in NBC’s short-lived drama Rise in 2018.

He has also appeared in a number of TV shows, with guest stints on Madam SecretaryThe DeuceLaw & Order: Special Victims unit and Instinct. He recently appeared in two episodes of DC Universe’s Doom Patrol, playing Elliot Patterson, and voiced the character of Jack Marston in video game Red Dead Redemption II.

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