With complex plots cloaked in mystery, Rubicon is not going to be every TV viewer's cup of tea — and that's OK, star James Badge Dale says.

"What we try to concentrate on is people who do want to sit down and be told a story and be told a story in this manner," he tells TVGuide.com. "It's a subtle story, but it's a very specific story."

Dale plays Will Travers, an analyst at a New York think thank who stumbles across a conspiracy.

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"It's very important that the audience is never behind or ahead, and that we can kind of go on this journey together," Dale says.

Rubicon premieres Sunday at 8/7c on AMC.

Watch the full interview below: