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Fear The Walking Dead - The AMC Television Series

Updated on August 25, 2015
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Fear The Walking Dead is a new spin-off science fiction television series based off the comics of Robert Kirkman and helped created by Dave Erickson. It is a prequel to the horror television series, The Walking Dead.

The television series plot follows a divorced male English teacher (Travis Manawa), a guidance counselor (Madison Clark), and her two children-- a son and a daughter-- as they navigate through the opening stages of the zombie apocalypse. Still coming to grips with the impending collapse of civilization, they are forced to witness culminating hanous effects on their senses.

The series is set in a city where people hide their pasts, shield secrets, and bury pasts, Los Angeles, California. A mysterious outbreak threatens to disrupt the little stability these individuals still have.

Cast

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Cast List

  • Travis Manawa, played by actor Cliff Curtis, is a divorced male latino teacher. In his 40s, he is described as "a good man trying to do right by everyone in his life." He shares custody off his son Chris with ex wife Liza and is currently engaged to Madison.

  • Christopher Manawa, played by Lorenzo Henrie, is a "whip-smart and rebellious" teenage son and is known to be the "angriest kid in town." He resents his father for divorcing his mother, Liza and continually shakes up the family.

  • Madison Clark, played by Kim Dickens, is a high school guidance counselor who is the fiancee to Travis and a single mother to Alicia and Nick. She is described as "the girl next door" with a little something that makes her stand out.

  • Nick Clark, played by Frank Dillane, is a proscribed college drop out and druggie son who is said to "too old to stay home, too scared to flee" and is constantly in a quarrel with his sister Alicia.

  • Alicia Clark, played by Alycia Debnam Carey, is Madison's complete opposite teenage daughter who is ambitious unlike her brother. She is in a relationship with her boyfriend Matt.

  • Matt Sale, played by Maestro Harrell, is Alicia's jockey boyfriend.

  • Liza Ortiz, played by Elizabeth Rodriguez, is living in the outskirts of LA and recovering from the disastrous previous marriage to Travis 40-something year old "flower child."

  • Ofelia Salazar, played by Mercedes Mason, is Daniel's daughter.

  • Daniel Salazar, played by Ruben Blades, is Ofelia's father.

  • Strand, played by Colman Domingo, is currently being described as a "smart and intellectual man with a mysterious past."

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Current Episodes

AMC greenlighted the series up to two years (standard) with the pilot series on March 9, 2015. Season 1 will consist of six episodes, while seaosn 2 will extend to fifteen episodes and would air in 2016.

Season One

No.
Title
Directed By
Written By
Air Date
U.S. viewers (millions)
1
"Pilot"
Adam Davidson
Robert Kirkman & Dave Erickson
August 23, 2015
10.3
2
"So Close, Yet So Far"
Adam Davidson
Marco Ramirez
August 30, 2015
 
3
 
Adam Davidson
Jack LoGiudice
September 13, 2015
 
4
 
Kari Skogland
Meaghan Oppenheimer
September 20, 2015
 
5
 
Kari Skogland
David Wiener
September 27, 2015
 
6
 
Stefan Schwartz
Robert Kirkman & Dave Erickson
October 4, 2015
 

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      Flip Movie Script 2 years ago from Washington

      I agree! But that is what you get from an early episode of a series. They have to role out the entire microcosm. Additionally, the initial scene to the show was lack luster for me. I didn't feel that the behavior matched the druggies persona. But I am curious to see how the various personalities evolve and how their behavior changes over the course or the very beginnings of the apocalypse.

      I am looking for several questions to be answered when it comes to a disastrous event like this. But to be honest, you have to separate yourself from The Walking Dead. Although they are similar show concepts, we should treat them as their own identity and judge them so.

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      wildsimplicity 2 years ago from Atlanta, GA

      I watched the premiere on Sunday night and it was not nearly as engaging as The Walking Dead. I'll keep watching because I know the series has a lot to live up to but I'm definitely lowering my expectations.

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