Netflix goes all-in on the Army of the Dead Universe, which kicked off with this yr’s mega-zombie actioneer and can proceed with this fall’s prequel Army of Thieves. There’s additionally an animated prequel sequence within the works titled “Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas”.
Zack Snyder will proceed to construct the epic Zombie Universe as a part of his model new first-look take care of Netflix, introduced this afternoon by THR. Whereas Snyder has overtly talked about his aspirations for a sequel, that is the primary time it’s been confirmed, with the positioning reporting that growth is underway with the primary film’s co-writer Shay Hatten.
There’s a little bit of dangerous information for individuals who completely cherished Military of the Useless – don’t count on a sequel for fairly a while. Snyder will first focus his full consideration on his sci-fi journey story Insurgent Moon for Netflix.
In a earlier chat with Entertainment Tonight, Snyder teases that he is aware of “precisely the place the story goes” from right here.
Military of the Useless ends with a sequel tease, with Omari Hardwick’s Vanderohe making it out of Las Vegas alive… with a chunk. On a airplane to Mexico Metropolis, Vanderohe is within the early levels of changing into a zombie when the movie involves a detailed, suggesting that the zombie virus is spreading past the partitions of Las Vegas.
Presumably, a sequel would see Army of the Dead leaving Vegas behind utterly, with the an infection spreading in a extra Daybreak of the Useless-esque means.
What would you prefer to see from this rising Zombie Universe?!
Within the Netflix film…
“Military of the Useless takes place following a zombie outbreak that has left Las Vegas in ruins and walled off from the remainder of the world. When Scott Ward (Dave Bautista), a displaced Vegas native, former zombie battle hero who’s now flipping burgers on the outskirts of the city he now calls house, is approached by on line casino boss Bly Tanaka (Hiroyuki Sanada), it’s with the final word proposition: Break into the zombie-infested quarantine zone to retrieve $200 million sitting in a vault beneath the strip earlier than town is nuked by the federal government in 32 hours.
“Pushed by the hope that the payoff might assist pave the best way to a reconciliation together with his estranged daughter Kate (Ella Purnell), Ward takes on the problem, assembling a ragtag workforce of consultants for the heist. They embrace Maria Cruz (Ana de la Reguera), an ace mechanic and Ward’s previous buddy; Vanderohe (Omari Hardwick), a zombie killing machine; Marianne Peters (Tig Notaro), a cynical helicopter pilot; Mikey Guzman (Raúl Castillo), a go-for-broke influencer and Chambers (Samantha Win), his ride-or-die; Martin (Garret Dillahunt), the on line casino’s head of safety; a badass warrior often called the Coyote (Nora Arnezeder) who recruits Burt Cummings (Theo Rossi), a slimy safety guard; and an excellent German secure cracker named Dieter (Matthias Schweighöfer).
“Scott finds an surprising emotional hurdle when Kate joins the expedition to seek for Geeta (Huma S. Qureshi), a mom who’s gone lacking inside town. With a ticking clock, a notoriously impenetrable vault, and a better, quicker horde of Alpha zombies closing in, just one factor’s for sure within the best heist ever tried: survivors take all.”