Director Daniel Percival has revealed that the global popularity of The Walking Dead franchise made it possible to film the opening scene of episode 2 of The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon. Percival credits the cooperation of the Paris authorities with bringing the scene to life, which depicts the early days of the apocalypse in France. The scene follows Isabelle as she navigates the chaos in Paris and is later rescued by Quinn. The episode also reveals important backstory and relationships for the character Laurent, who is believed to be the Messiah. Episode 3 will further explore the consequences of Isabelle's flashbacks in Paris.