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Disney+'s Beauty and the Beast Prequel Series Adds Walking Dead Star Jelani Alladin

Jelani Alladin is going from The Walking Dead Universe to the wonderful world of Disney. Alladin, who played zombie apocalypse survivor Will Campbell on two seasons of AMC's Walking Dead spinoff series The Walking Dead: World Beyond, is the latest actor to join Luke Evans and Josh Gad in the Beauty and the Beast prequel series set at Disney+. According to Deadline, Alladin will play the "charming and cool" Jean-Michel, described as "a talented artist who has a quick wit, a sharp intellect, and a fierce independent streak."
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World Beyond’s Jelani Alladin cast in Beauty and the Beast prequel

The Walking Dead World Beyond actor Jelani Alladin has been cast in the Beauty and the Beast prequel for Disney+. Deadline has reported that Alladin will join the previously announced cast of Luke Evans, Josh Gad, Briana Middleton and Fra Fee. This series will be set years before Belle met her Beast and fell in love.
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Jelani Alladin Joins ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Prequel Cast

We were very excited to hear that Disney was making a Beauty and the Beast live-action prequel series for Disney+. Not only that, but both Josh Gad and Luke Evans will be reprising their roles from the live-action movie — but now we’ve learned that another actor has signed on for the project!