The Walking Dead season 9 is not hiding the fact the Whisperers will be the primary antagonists moving forward. The show has cast Sons of Anarchy alum, Ryan Hurst as the big imposing Whisperer known as Beta.
Beta is the second in command next to Alpha of the Whisperers. Hurst joins Samantha Morton (Alpha) and Cassady McClincy (Lydia) as the new main antagonists for season 9.
The Walking Dead returns on AMC this October.