SPOILER ALERT: This article contains details of the series finale of Fear the Walking Dead, which aired tonight on AMC. “At first it was written to be very, flowery and beautiful and wonderful hugs and loving,” reveals Colman Domingo of the final partings in tonight’s Fear the Walking Dead series finale. “That’s just not the truth of our characters,” the Emmy-winning actor adds of why that was not the ending viewers saw with his often devious Victor Strand, Kim Dickens’ Madison Clark or Rubén Blades’ Daniel Salazar. “We were very strong, very strong-willed characters, and we should end in a very complex way.” After eight seasons, a real-life global pandemic that made the TWD spinoff seem almost documentary in tone, and a vast expansion of the zombie apocalypse universe on AMC, the Robert Kirkman and Dave Erickson-created series certainly concluded in a very emotionally complex way Sunday.
After final reckoning with Troy, his gang and a herd of boat-arriving Walkers, the “Fighting Like You” and “The Road Ahead” find the core cast of Domingo, Dickens, Blades’ characters, plus Madison’s avenging daughter Alicia (Alycia Debnam-Carey), the scarred Dwight (Austin Amelio), June (Jennifer Elfman) and Luciana (Danay García) go their separate ways – with some not sure if the others are even alive or mere myths now.
In many ways, it is a return to where it all began, literally and figuratively. In other ways, maybe more so for Domingo who had the civil rights icon biopic Rustin launch on Netflix on November 17, it is one path opening as several others present themselves.
As Dickens’ Madison says of her intent to return to Los Angeles to Alicia and now adopted gun-firing granddaughter Tracy (Antonella Rose ): ”It’s never goingRead more on deadline.com