Lorraine Toussaint will be joining the cast of Into the Badlands as a series regular for season 3. Into the Badlands will be returning for an expanded 16 episode season 3.

“Loosely based on the Chinese tale Journey to the West and set in a land controlled by feudal barons, Into The Badlands tells the story of a ruthless, well-trained warrior named Sunny (Daniel Wu) and a young boy, M.K. (Aramis Knight), who embark on a journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment.”

Toussaint is set to play an important figure in the show. Cressida is a Prophetess and mentor to Pilgrim. Cressida will be a his spiritual guide, political counsel and chief military strategist.

The AMC series was created by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar and is executive produced by the shows star, Daniel Wu. Season 3 was announced a month before season 2 concluded, and will air in 2018.

Toussaint will be seen next in Julia Hart’s Fast Color as Gugu Mbatha-Raw’s mother.

Source: Deadline.

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