The actress touches on those tense season 3 opening scenes.
As the sister show to AMC's hit zombie apocalyptic series 'The Walking Dead', 'Fear The Walking Dead' had a lot to prove upon its conception. It's now fair to say that it's gone above and beyond expectations, with the AMC network renewing the show for a fourth season before the third had even gone to air.
Kim Dickens stars alongside Cliff Curtis in 'Fear The Walking Dead'
Bringing the drama back to the small screen last night (June 4) in the US as the third season kicked off, viewers were shocked to see one of the show's leading characters killed off in spectacular fashion. Note: There are spoilers on exactly who that was ahead...
Check out some great first look images from the third season of the hit companion series to 'The Walking Dead'.
Over two seasons to-date, 'Fear The Walking Dead' has provided huge entertainment to fans of the 'Walking Dead' universe, whilst serving as the companion series to the original creation by Robert Kirkman.
Sam Underwood (centre) is amongst the new 'Fear The Walking Dead' cast members
Starring Kim Dickens in the lead role of Madison and an incredible ensemble cast including Cliff Curtis as Travis, Frank Dillane as Nick, Alycia Debnam-Carey as Alicia, Mercedes Mason as Ofelia, Colman Domingo as Strand and Danay Garcia as Luciana, the show has gone from strength to strength and instantly proved that it could stand on its own two feet, without having to crossover or pull some strings to get involved in some other way with 'The Walking Dead'.
'Fear The Walking Dead' showrunner David Erickson will be leaving the AMC zombie series following its third season, but can the show work without him?
'Fear The Walking Dead' has had a pretty turbulent time since its conception, slammed by some fans of original series 'The Walking Dead' as an attempt to milk the franchise for all it's worth, despite 'Fear' immediately chalking out its own unique identity.'Fear The Walking Dead' Returns Later This Year For Season 3
The story kicked off right at the start of the zombie apocalypse, following an original group of characters as they went from relatively normal family lives to survivors in a world like nobody had ever seen before.
Despite that, 'Fear' has managed to survive and, following its second season run last year it finished as the #12 show on TV within its demographic in America, according to stats from Nielsen.
Jake has always been an ordinary boy but when he finds himself on a small island, things begin to happen that few people would be able to explain. His new friend, a beautiful young girl named Emma seems to be able to perform miraculous occurrences start to happen.
Things become a little clearer - yet utterly more baffling - when he's taken to meet Miss Peregrine at her exceptional orphanage for children. As Jacob is quick to learn, each of Miss Peregrine's kids has a special ability, something unique to them. Emma can control oxygen and must wear hefty boots to keep her feet firmly attached to the ground, whilst Bronwyn is a little girl with incredible physical strength.
Miss Peregrine is the protector of the children and acts as their matriarch. To keep them safe she's formulated a way of manipulating time to keep the kids away from dangerous monsters who hunt them down - however, as the dark forces become stronger the Children are placed in more and more danger - unbeknownst to Jacob, perhaps he holds the key to keeping his new friends safe.
The spin-off series promises to offer fans something different to 'The Walking Dead'.
'Fear The Walking Dead', the spin-off to AMC’s hit zombie series 'The Walking Dead', has been given a premiere date of August 23rd at 9 p.m, with a special 90 minute episode. The announcement was made during AMC’s panel at this year’s San Diego Comic Con, where a special series trailer was also shown to the audience.
Kim Dickens stars in AMC’s ‘Fear The Walking Dead’.
The series is being billed as a prequel/spin off to 'The Walking Dead' and stars Gone Girl’s Kim Dickens as well as Cliff Curtis, Frank Dillane and Alycia Debnam-Carey. In the trailer shown at SDCC, Dickens is seen as guidance counsellor Madison and shows the time before the zombie apocalypse hits.
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Dickens will play a guidance counsellor in the as yet untitled spin off series.
Fresh off interrogating Ben Affleck on the big screen, Kim Dickens will soon be battling zombies, in the as yet untitled 'Walking Dead' companion series. The 49 year old actress, who starred in Gone Girl earlier this year, is also known for playing Joanie Stubbs in the HBO series 'Deadwood' and for her recurring role in 'Sons of Anarchy's' final season.
Gone Girl's Kim Dickens has been cast in 'The Walking Dead' spin-off
According to Deadline Dickens will play the female lead opposite ‘Missing’ actor Cliff Curtis with the pilot set to begin shooting sometime early next year.
Those who have read the blockbuster novel may be disappointed to know that author Gillian Flynn hasn't changed anything in adapting it to the big screen, so there aren't any surprises along the way. But they'll be glad to see the story so faithfully and skilfully adapted, with snaky direction from David Fincher and actors who add layers of new meaning to the characters. And non-readers are in for a thrillingly twisty experience as a mysterious conundrum shifts into a full-on thriller and then something much more intensely personal.
When Nick (Ben Affleck) discovers that his wife Amy (Rosamund Pike) is missing on their fifth wedding anniversary, he has no idea what has happened. As recounted in Amy's journal, their marriage has been a whirlwind of sexy highs and dark lows, as both writers lost their jobs in New York and moved to rural Missouri to take care of Nick's terminally ill mother. As a result, their marriage ran aground, and Nick increasingly turned to his twin sister Margot (Carrie Coon) for support. As two police officers (Kim Dickens and Patrick Fugit) investigate Amy's disappearance, the media circus begins to paint Nick as a villain, led by rabid tabloid-TV host Ellen Abbott (Missi Pyle). So while he suspects Amy's stalker-like ex (Neil Patrick Harris), Nick has little choice but hire a high-powered lawyer (Tyler Perry) to defend himself.
Even at nearly two and a half hours, this film races along breathlessly as events and revelations continually shift the perspective. It's clear from the start that neither Nick nor Amy (in diary-entry flashbacks) are particularly reliable narrators. Both are a bundle of secrets, although Nick remains far more sympathetic. Affleck gives one of his most textured performances in years as a nice guy who struggles to look "nice" for the cameras. His isolation and confusion are hugely involving, which contrasts strongly to Amy's far too confident point of view. Pike manages to bring out the peeling onion of Amy's personality beautifully, offering telling glimpses of the real woman beneath the characters she seems to always be playing. And the supporting cast add details that twist their roles as well. Dickens and Fugit are a terrific double act, while Coon and Harris constantly offer surprising hints about their characters beneath the bravado and concern.
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Nick Dunne finds himself at the fore of a police investigation when his wife Amy mysteriously goes missing on their fifth wedding anniversary. He has mixed emotions about the whole thing as he enlists volunteers to help find her; their marriage has been on the rocks after he lost his job and dragged Amy away from New York to open a new business. Their relationship was often volatile, further implicating his involvement in her disappearance. A part of him is not so worried about her; he knows how manipulative and deceitful she can be, but unfortunately his lack of visible devastation on TV goes solidly against him for those who are sure he's killed her. As it turns out, he's not so honest either and things come to a head when it turns out that every person in this story has a secret.
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Nick and Amy Dunne are a couple whose marriage is struggling following the loss of Nick's journalism job and their subsequent move away from New York City. Nick sets up a new business to support them, but nothing seems to be cutting the tension between them as their relationship gets more and more fractured. When Amy goes missing on their fifth anniversary, a series of suspicious circumstances point him out as the prime suspect in a possible murder investigation; though he denies any involvement in her disappearance, we are left questioning everything he says when his true, deceitful nature starts to shine through. However, it soon becomes clear that he's not the only dishonest character in this tale as nobody is quite what they're making out to be.
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