Army of the Dead release date & poster revealed by Netflix!
Netflix has revealed the Army of the Dead release date and poster for the upcoming Zack Snyder action horror flick. The movie is set to drop on the streamer May 21, a little over two months after the director’s hotly anticipated Zack Snyder’s Justice League lands on HBO Max on March 18. Army of the Dead will also be competing on that May date with the Ryan Reynolds vehicle Free Guy and the Saw reboot Spiral starring Chris Rock, both of which are currently expected to be released theatrically. Check out the poster in the gallery below along with stills!
Army of the Dead will follow the story of a man who recruits a group of mercenaries to pull off the ultimate heist amidst a zombie apocalypse. It is consists of an ensemble cast, including Dave Bautista (Stuber), Omari Hardwick (Kick-Ass), Tig Notaro (Instant Family), Hiroyuki Sanada (Westworld), Raul Castillo (Vida), Nora Arnezeder (Origin), Matthias Schweighöfer (The Manny), Samantha Win (Wonder Woman), Rich Cetrone (Thor) and Garrett Dillahunt (Fear the Walking Dead).
Snyder has been working on the main movie since 2007, originally having it in development at Warner Bros. Now, the project is in development at Netflix. Word is the streaming service is sparing no expense with a budget reportedly in the $70 million to $90 million range. The Justice League director will produce alongside his wife Deborah Snyder for The Stone Quarry with Wesley Collar. Ori Marmu and Andrew Norman will oversee for Netflix.
Army of the Dead: The Prequel is directed by and stars Grimme Award winner Matthias Schweighöfer and will follow his Army of the Dead character “Ludwig Dieter”. Also starring Game of Thrones alum Nathalie Emmanuel, the multi-language movie was produced out of Germany by Deborah Snyder, Zack Snyder and Wesley Coller of The Stone Quarry and Matthias Schweighöfer and Dan Maag of PANTALEON Films.