Onesumore: Zack Snyder’s ‘Army of the Dead’ Coming to Netflix in May 2021

Army of the Dead – Copyright. The stone quarry

There’s no stopping the ever-growing horde of zombie titles coming out of Hollywood. Netflix has yet another zombie original in the works with Zack Snyder Army of the dead. We will keep track of everything you need to know Army of the dead, including the cast, plot, trailer, and Netflix release date.

Army of the dead is an American action horror heist film written, created and directed by Zack Snyder. This is the first film directed by Zack Snyder since he passed Justice League (2017). Warner Brothers previously owned the rights to the film, but it was Netflix that bought the rights, giving Zack Snyder a budget of $ 90 million to play. Joby Harold (King Arthur: Legend of the Sword) and Shay Hatten (John wick 3) helped Snyder write history. Snyder is also a producer with Deborah Snyder and Wesley Coller.


What is the Netflix release date for Army of the dead?

After months of waiting, we can finally confirm that Army of the dead coming to Netflix on Friday May 21, 2021.

Zack Snyder broke the news on his Twitter, along with a stunning poster for the original.

Will Army of the dead be broadcast worldwide?

Yes! Zack Snyder’s Zombie Heist Original will be available to all subscribers worldwide.

Zack Snyder on the set of Army of the dead – Copyright. The stone quarry


What is the plot of Army of the dead?

The following plot synopsis has been provided by Netflix:

In the wake of a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of mercenaries take the ultimate gamble, venturing into the quarantine zone to pull off the biggest heist ever.


Who is in the cast of Army of the dead?

The following actors have been confirmed for the Army of the dead:

Role Member of the cast Where have I seen / heard them before?
Scott Ward Dave Bautista Guardians of the Galaxy | Avengers: Infinity War | Spectrum
Kate ward Ella Purnell Miss Peregrines at home for special children | Never let me go | Kick Ass 2
Cruz Ana de la Reguera Nacho Libre | Narcos | East and down
Frank Peters Garret dillahunt 12 years of slave | Deadwood | There is no country for old people
Mikey Guzman Raul castillo Atypical | Seven seconds | We animals
Vanderohe Omari hardwick Kick-Ass | Power | Team A
Ludwig Dieter Matthias schweighofer You are wanted | The best day | The Manny
Hunter Bly Hiroyuki Sanada The Twilight Samurai | Sunshine | The glutton
TBA Tig Notaro A Mississippi | Instant family | Walk of shame
Lily Nora Arnezeder Paris 36 | Safe house | The words
Bedrooms Samantha jo Wonder Woman | Arrow | Justice League
Burt cummings Theo Rossi Luke Cage | Sons of Anarchy | Lowriders
Geeta Huma Qureshi Gangs of Wasseypur | Dedh Ishqiya | Badlapur
Misty Hillman Chelsea edmundson Thunder Road | Midnight, Texas | The black rope
Mr. Hillman Steve corona The Lone Ranger | Breaking Bad | Fallen down
TBA Rich ketrone Lethal weapon | Man of Steel | Thor


Is Army of the dead a series of Dawn of the Dead?

The concept of Army of the dead started as a sequel to Zack Snyder Dawn of the Dead.

Whether or not the story takes place in the same world as Dawn of the Dead is at the discretion of Zack Snyder. Anyway, even though the movie is set in the same world as Dawn of the Dead, the plot of Army of the dead has nothing to do with the first one.

Why did the film take so long to produce?

Rather than directing the film, Zack Snyder would take on the role of producer. It was because he was working on Guardians when Army of the dead has been announced. Matthis van Heijningen Jr. was scheduled to helm the film, but the film was put on ice for a number of years until Netflix revived the project.

Snyder’s involvement in the Expanded DC Universe was one of the reasons why Army of the dead was on the ice for so long.

Army of the dead is Zack Snyder’s return to the director’s seat after taking a sabbatical to spend time with his family. He expressed his enthusiasm to return to the cinema in a interview with THR declaring:

There are no handcuffs on me with this one … I thought it was a good palate cleanser to really dig with both hands and do something fun and epic and crazy and goofy in the best way possible … I love to honor canon and the artwork, but this is the opportunity to find a purely joyful way to express myself through a genre. It’s going to be the most spirited, self-aware, but not in a nod to the camera zombie freakshow anyone has ever seen. No one has ever let me completely loose.


What is the production status of Army of the dead?

Current state of production: Post-production (last update 05/10/2020)

Filming began on July 15, 2019 and ended on October 27, 2019.

The places of appearance are distributed in Los Angeles, California, and Alburquerque, New Mexico.

Reruns have taken place to include actress Tig Notaro in the cast. The the actress replaces Chris D’Elia after allegations of sexual harassment and grooming were made public.

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Entertainment Weekly has posted the first photos of Army of the Dead – Copyright. Netflix


What is the run time for Army of the dead?

There is no official runtime for Army of the dead but we can speculate on what the run time will be. Zack Snyder’s latest film, George A. Romero’s remake Dawn of the Dead (2004) lasted 100 minutes.

Most zombie titles do not exceed a runtime of more than 100 minutes, so we expect Army of the dead operate for about 90 to 100 minutes.

What’s the rating?

At least, Army of the dead will receive an R rating. For UK subscribers this means the film will be rated at least 15. But with all the courage and courage we can expect an NC-17 rating (18 in UK ) more likely.

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Dave Bautista (left) and Ella Purnell (right) in Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead – Copyright. Netflix


Is there a prequel anime series in the works?

We recently learned that Zack Snyder’s world Army of the dead is expanding.

A prequel series before the events of Army of the dead is coming to Netflix in the near future.

Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas will see Dave Bautista and others from the film return to reprise their roles in the anime. The series will also see exciting new voices joining the world of Army of the dead.


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