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‘Walking Dead’ Promotes 3 Cast Members to Regulars

Chad Coleman, Sonequa Martin-Green and Emily Kinney get "Walking Dead" promotions

Prepare to see a lot more Tyreese, Sasha and Beth on "The Walking Dead."

Chad Coleman, Sonequa Martin-Green and Emily Kinney have been bumped up to series regulars on the upcoming fourth season of "The Walking Dead," an individual with knowledge of the situation told "The Wrap" on Wednesday.

In addition, Melissa Ponzio, who appeared in four episodes of the series this year as Karen, will return for Season 4 as a recurring character.

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"The Walking Dead" wrapped its third season on Sunday, amassing 12.4 million total viewers with its finale.

The fourth season of "The Walking Dead" is scheduled to begin production May 6, with new showrunner Scott M. Gimple, who replaced Glen Mazzara, in charge.

The 16-episode season is set to premiere in October.