Robert Kirkman’s animated adaptation of his Image Comics series, Invincible, just became even more star-studded. Zachary Quinto and Khary Payton have joined the cast of the Amazon Studios series, which already includes Steven Yeun, J.K. Simmons, Sandra Oh, Seth Rogen, Zazie Beetz, Mark Hamill, and Walton Goggins.
Entertainment Weekly reports that Quinto and Payton have joined the cast in unspecified roles. Zachary Quinto is known for such genre favorites as Star Trek and American Horror Story, and Khary Payton played Ezekiel in The Walking Dead and a variety of roles in Teen Titans Go!.
Invincible follows the son of the world’s most powerful superhero, who begins to learn that superheroing isn’t as simple as good versus evil. Steven Yuen will play Invincible in the animated series, and J.K. Simmons will play his father. The series will put performers in interesting roles, as Mark Hamill is set to play a superhero tailor and Seth Rogen will play Allen the alien.
Invincible will premiere on Amazon Prime Video as an eight-episode series. A premiere date is not yet set, so stay tuned to Conskipper for complete coverage of this exciting new series as soon as it breaks!