ARMY of the Dead is an American zombie heist film which fans can now watch on Netflix.
The star-studded cast include former WWE superstar Dave Bautista, 52, and Power star Omari Hardwick, 47.
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Is Army of the Dead a sequel?
Army of the Dead won't be the last production of the franchise as Netflix has already announced back in September 2020 there will be a prequel and anime series set in the same universe following the release of the movie in May.
The anime series Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas will be set around the origin story of Scott (Bautista) and how he rescued his team during the initial fall of Las Vegas.
Bautista, de la Reguera, Notaro, Hardwick, and Purnell are all set to reprise their roles in the upcoming series. There has been no release date for the series yet.
What is Army of the Dead about?
The long-awaited zombie movie Army of the Dead follows a zombie outbreak occurring in Las Vegas. A group of mercenaries takes on the ultimate risk by breaking into a restricted area to pull off one of the greatest heists ever attempted.
The former zombie war hero Scott Ward (Dave Bautista) is hired by a casino boss to break into a zombie-infested quarantine zone within 32 hours to get back $200million that is sitting below the casino strip.
Zack Snyder directed and co-wrote the film. He is known for directing other successful films including Justice League, Man of Steel, Watchman, and 300.
How can I watch Army of the Dead?
Fans can watch Army of the Dead on Netflix after it's release TODAY (May 21).
Army of the Dead was released in select theaters in the United States on May 14, 2021.
Bautista was excited at the opportunity to front a film by Snyder, who has directed the likes of Watchmen, Justice League and Man of Steel.
He told Digital Spy: "I got Army of the Dead, which was not only a lead role for me, but also I really wanted to work with Zack Snyder. I've been wanting to work with him for years."
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