Zack Snyder’s live-action adventure follows a mercenary heist that goes awry during a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas; starring an all-star international cast, the movie hits theaters and Netflix May 21.
Netflix has just dropped another official trailer for Zack Snyder’s upcoming zombie adventure, Army of the Dead. The movie is due to hit theaters and Netflix May 21. The story is simple: “Following a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of mercenaries takes the ultimate gamble, venturing into the quarantine zone to pull off the greatest heist ever attempted.” Nuff said!
Army of Darkness features an all-star international cast led by Dave Bautista that includes Ana de la Reguera; Tig Notaro; Omari Hardwick; Theo Rossi; Huma Qureshi; Hiroyuki Sanada; Garret Dillahunt; Matthias Schweighöfer; Raúl Castillo, Nora Arnezeder; and Samantha Win. The film is produced by The Stone Quarry’s Deborah Snyder, Zack Snyder, and Wesley Coller.
Get ready for some heist-ish adventure!
If our over-simplified summary doesn’t satisfy, here’s what Netflix has provided:
Army of The Dead takes place following a zombie outbreak that has left Las Vegas in ruins and walled off from the rest of the world. When Scott Ward (Bautista), a displaced Vegas local, former zombie war hero who’s now flipping burgers on the outskirts of the town he now calls home, is approached by casino boss Bly Tanaka (Sanada), it’s with the ultimate proposition: Break into the zombie-infested quarantine zone to retrieve $200 million sitting in a vault beneath the strip before the city is nuked by the government in 32 hours. Driven by the hope that the payoff could help pave the way to a reconciliation with his estranged daughter Kate (Purnell), Ward takes on the challenge, assembling a ragtag team of experts for the heist. They include Maria Cruz (Reguera), an ace mechanic and Ward’s old friend; Vanderohe (Hardwick), a zombie killing machine; Marianne Peters (Notaro), a cynical helicopter pilot; Mikey Guzman (Castillo), a go-for-broke influencer and Chambers (Win), his ride-or-die; Martin (Dillahunt), the casino’s head of security; a badass warrior known as the Coyote (Arnezeder) who recruits Burt Cummings (Rossi), a slimy security guard; and a brilliant German safe cracker named Dieter (Schweighöfer). Scott finds an unexpected emotional hurdle when Kate joins the expedition to search for Geeta (Qureshi), a mother who’s gone missing inside the city. With a ticking clock, a notoriously impenetrable vault, and a smarter, faster horde of Alpha zombies closing in, only one thing’s for certain in the greatest heist ever attempted: survivors take all.
Army of The Dead is directed by Snyder (who also served as director of photography) with a screenplay by Zack Snyder & Shay Hatten and Joby Harold from a story by Zack Snyder. The film is produced by Deborah Snyder, p.g.a.; Wesley Coller, p.g.a.; Zack Snyder, p.g.a. The film also stars Richard Cetrone and Michael Cassidy.