Nearly twenty years(!) after the release of his damn good Romero remake Dawn of the Dead, Zack Snyder returns to the world of the undead with Netflix’s Army of the Dead.
Army of the Dead will likely be hitting Netflix this coming Summer, and Entertainment Weekly just scored two first-look images while we all sit around waiting for the trailer.
In the film…
“Following a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of mercenaries take the ultimate gamble, venturing into the quarantine zone to pull off the greatest heist ever attempted.”
Snyder tells EW, “It is a full-blown, balls-to-the-wall zombie heist movie, so it’s genre-on-genre in a great way. So you expect pure zombie mayhem, and you get that, 100 percent. But also you get these really amazing characters on a fantastic journey. It’s going to surprise people that there’s a lot of warmth and real emotion with these great characters.”
Check out the images below and be sure to read EW’s article for more from Snyder.
From the director of Dawn of the Dead, Watchmen, and Man of Steel, comes Army of the Dead, starring Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell, Omari Hardwick, Ana De La Reguera, Theo Rossi, Matthias Schweighöfer, Nora Arnezeder, Hiroyuki Sanada, Garret Dillahunt, Tig Notaro, Raúl Castillo, Huma Qureshi, Samantha Win, Richard Cetrone and Michael Cassidy.
Army of the Dead is also getting a live-action prequel *and* an animated prequel series.