Army of the Dead is one of the first projects Zack Snyder has taken upon with his production company The Stone Quarry. Set during a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, the film follows a group of mercenaries that venture into a quarantine zone to pull off the greatest heist ever attempted. The director co-wrote the screenplay with Shay Hatten. The film is the first in a set of films that includes a prequel directed by star Matthias Schweighöfer known as Army of Thieves and an animated prequel that explains how the zombies came to be.
In addition to directing Army of the Dead, Zack Snyder is serving as the film’s cinematographer. He’s also producing the picture with his wife and producing partner Deborah Snyder alongside Wesley Coller. Ori Marmur and Andrew Norman are overseeing for Netflix. The film stars Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell Omari Hardwick, Tig Notaro, Hiroyuki Sanada, Garret Dillahunt, Raúl Castillo, Nora Arnezeder, Matthias Schweighöfer, Samantha Win and Rich Cetrone.
Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead hits Netflix on May 21, 2021.
Via Heroic Hollywood