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Meet Alicia Clark: Fear The Walking Dead

Living in the same universe as The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead is a gritty drama that explores the onset of the undead apocalypse through the lens of a fractured family. Set in a city where people come to escape, shield secrets, and bury their pasts, a mysterious outbreak threatens to disrupt what little stability high school guidance counselor Madison Clark and English teacher Travis Manawa have managed to assemble. The everyday pressure of blending two families while dealing with resentful, escapist, and strung out children takes a back seat when society begins to break down. A forced evolution, a necessary survival of the fittest takes hold, and our dysfunctional family must either reinvent themselves or embrace their darker histories.

Meet Alicia Clark, played by Alycia Debnam-Carey:

Alycia Debnam Carey as Alicia - Fear The Walking Dead _ Season 1, Gallery - Photo Credit: Frank Ockenfels 3/AMC

Alycia Debnam Carey as Alicia – Fear The Walking Dead _ Season 1, Gallery – Photo Credit: Frank Ockenfels 3/AMC

ALICIA CLARK is a model student who overachieves with frustrating ease. She wants the hell out of Los Angeles, and she has her sights set on graduating and escaping to college where she will be free of her family’s drama. For years, she’s watched her older brother sink deeper into his addiction, and she is close to giving up on him when the apocalypse hits. Her ambition is in direct proportion to her brother’s screw ups. She loves her mother, empathizes, but it’s time to do for herself – time to escape.


Australian actress Alycia Debnam-Carey was recently named one of the “actors to watch” from the Australians in Film trade magazine, as well as one of “10 TV actors to watch” by Variety, and was runner-up in the 2012 Heath Ledger Scholarship, which celebrates Australia’s new young talent.

Debnam-Carey starred in the AMC pilot Galyntine and has held a recurring role on The CW’s The 100. She can also be seen in the New Line/Warner Bros. disaster film Into the Storm, and she played the lead in the independent film Where the Devil Hides for director Christian Christiansen and producer Mickey Lidell. She also is the lead of the upcoming WB Germany feature film Unfriend.


Who is Alicia?

Alicia Clark is really the stable one in the Clark family. Kim Dickens who plays Madison is essentially the rock of the family, but she’s dealing with her son who’s a heroin addict, and she’s lost a husband and going through her own stuff. So Alicia has really been kind of solitary and self-sufficient for a long time. She’s felt the need to compensate maybe for everyone else’s struggles. She’s a good kid, smart, ready to finish school and get out.
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Meet Travis Manawa: Fear The Walking Dead

Living in the same universe as The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead is a gritty drama that explores the onset of the undead apocalypse through the lens of a fractured family. Set in a city where people come to escape, shield secrets, and bury their pasts, a mysterious outbreak threatens to disrupt what little stability high school guidance counselor Madison Clark and English teacher Travis Manawa have managed to assemble. The everyday pressure of blending two families while dealing with resentful, escapist, and strung out children takes a back seat when society begins to break down. A forced evolution, a necessary survival of the fittest takes hold, and our dysfunctional family must either reinvent themselves or embrace their darker histories.

Meet Travis Manawa, played by Cliff Curtis:

Cliff Curtis as Travis - Fear The Walking Dead _ Season 1, Gallery - Photo Credit: Frank Ockenfels 3/AMC

Cliff Curtis as Travis – Fear The Walking Dead _ Season 1, Gallery – Photo Credit: Frank Ockenfels 3/AMC

TRAVIS MANAWA is a father, high school English teacher and boyfriend to Madison Clark. He’s a good man – everyone’s All-American. As the group’s patriarch, he is protective, pragmatic and resolute in his conviction that anything can be fixed. He maintains a relationship with his ex-wife and resentful son while trying to become a father to Madison’s children. Travis wrestles with the challenge of blending a family — a challenge that is exacerbated by a new, unforeseen chaos.


Cliff Curtis most recently starred in FOX’s drama Gang Related and ABC’s Missing opposite Ashley Judd, and also stars in the soon-to-be-released feature film Risen, playing Jesus Christ, opposite Joseph Fiennes. Curtis continues to garner festival accolades for his performance in The Dark Horse, based on a true story in which he plays champion chess player Genesis, who suffers from bipolar disorder.

In Hollywood, Curtis has portrayed a diverse range of roles in several films, including Runaway Jury (2003), Whale Rider (2002), Blow (2001), Training Day (2001), Three Kings (1999), The Insider (1999) and Bringing Out the Dead (1999).

Born in Rotorua, New Zealand, Curtis is of New Zealand Maori descent (with Ngati Hauiti and Te Arawa tribal affiliations). He enrolled at the New Zealand Drama School, and then the Teatro Dmitri Scoula in Switzerland. He landed his first film role in The Piano (1993). Subsequent roles in New Zealand include the camp melodrama Desperate Remedies (1993), the grueling urban drama Once Were Warriors (1994), and the lighthearted comedy Jubilee (2000).


Tell us a bit about Travis.

Travis Manawa is a high school teacher, and a divorcee with a teenage son who is in a new and exciting relationship with his girlfriend Madison Clark. She has two teenagers as well. He’s very much in love and wants to try and figure out how to make his blended family work. Continue reading Meet Travis Manawa: Fear The Walking Dead

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Episode Summaries for the first 2 episodes of Fear The Walking Dead

Episode 1 – Pilot (August 23, 2015 – 90 minute episode)
A highly dysfunctional blended family is forced together when they realize a reported virus is actually the onset of the undead apocalypse.

Episode 2 – Close, Yet So Far (August 30, 2015)
While Madison struggles to keep Nick from crippling withdrawal, Travis ventures out to find his son before the city of Los Angeles falls.

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Meet Madison Clark: Fear The Walking Dead

Living in the same universe as The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead is a gritty drama that explores the onset of the undead apocalypse through the lens of a fractured family. Set in a city where people come to escape, shield secrets, and bury their pasts, a mysterious outbreak threatens to disrupt what little stability high school guidance counselor Madison Clark and English teacher Travis Manawa have managed to assemble. The everyday pressure of blending two families while dealing with resentful, escapist, and strung out children takes a back seat when society begins to break down. A forced evolution, a necessary survival of the fittest takes hold, and our dysfunctional family must either reinvent themselves or embrace their darker histories.

Meet Madison Clark, played by Kim Dickens:

Kim Dickens as Madison - Fear The Walking Dead _ Season 1, Gallery - Photo Credit: Frank Ockenfels 3/AMC

Kim Dickens as Madison – Fear The Walking Dead _ Season 1, Gallery – Photo Credit: Frank Ockenfels 3/AMC

MADISON CLARK is a popular guidance counselor at a high school in El Sereno who, prior to the zombie apocalypse, helped students prepare for their future. A widowed mother, she raised two children single-handedly, but has recently found love with the high school English teacher. The pressure of survival brings clarity for Madison and she is quick to make the hard choices that will keep her family alive. The outbreak reveals a past to Madison that she had tried to bury. Now, in this new world, she can’t hide who she really is.


Kim Dickens has proven herself to be a versatile actress portraying a vast array of complex and powerful characters throughout her career in television and film. She recently completed production on Tim Burton’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, an adaptation of the classic Ransom Riggs novel from 20th Century Fox and starring Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Ella Purnell, Allison Janney and Samuel L. Jackson. The film is set for release on March 4, 2016.

In 2014, Dickens was seen co-starring as Detective Rhonda Boney in David Fincher’s critically acclaimed psychological thriller Gone Girl opposite Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike. Dickens’ additional film credits include appearances in John Lee Hancock’s Oscar®-nominated The Blind Side; Golden Globe® Award-nominated satirical comedy Thank You for Smoking; and Allison Anders’ The Things Behind the Sun, a role that earned her a 2002 Independent Spirit Award nomination.
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Hulu Will Stream “Fear the Walking Dead” Exclusively

Online streaming service Hulu acquired the exclusive subscription video on demand rights to new and upcoming primetime scripted series from AMC, IFC, BCC America, SundanceTV and WE tv, the digital platform announced Wednesday. This will include comedies and dramas, most notably The Walking Dead companion series Fear the Walking Dead, which is rumored to begin in June.