Up to that point, “Fear” had been largely a family affair.
Now the group has been split into three separated factions, each struggling to survive in the burgeoning zombie apocalypse.
We finally get to see these characters grow on their own a little more.” Debnam-Carey says fans can expect to see Alicia become more assertive in latter half of the season — likely a welcome evolution for fans of Lexa, the hardened warrior queen that Debnam-Carey played on “The 100,” which proved to be a breakout role for the 23-year-old thesp.
She’s putting down the role of daughter, the role of the child, and proving herself as an equal.” According to the Aussie actress, Alicia wants to focus on what’s ahead, which leads to more tension with her mom Madison (played by Kim Dickens) who wants to go back and look for the rest of her family — especially Alicia’s troubled brother, Nick (Frank Dillane).
For Madison it’s for everyone to be together and be safe while Alicia [is] adapting to this new world and it’s about how to actually survive with what’s in front of them and with what they have … They’re both strong characters, and it leads to a lot of tension.” “Fear the Walking Dead” returns with its midseason premiere Sunday, Aug.