Currently in production in at Netflix, Zack Snyder’s ‘Army of the Dead’ is set to release next year. Netflix however is already planning a series of prequels for the franchise. It was recently confirmed that not only would a prequel film be produced but a anime series set in this universe as well.
‘Army of the Dead’ is set to follow a group of mercenaries that attempt the world’s greatest heist in a zombie infested Las Vegas. The film has no release date yet other than planning on dropping in 2021. The film’s cast includes Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell, ANa de la Reguera, Theo Rossi, Huma Quereshi, Omari Hardwick, TIg Notaro, Hiroyuki Sanada, Garret Dillahunt, Matthias Schweighofer, Raul Castillo, Nora Arnezeder, and Samantha Win. The Prequel film will be directed by German actor-director Matthias Schweighofer. Jay Olivia will helm the anime series with Zack Snyder directing 2 episodes.
The Prequel film will be helmed by Matthias Schweighofer as actor-director as well as being written by shay Hatten who wrote John Wick 3. The Anime Series will follow the origins of Scott (played by Dave Bautista) and his rescue crew during the initial fall of Las Vegas during the beginning of the outbreak. Bautista, de la Reguera, Notaro, Hardwick, and Purnell will reprise their roles.