Army of the Dead

Army of the Dead
  • 2021
  • US
  • 2h 28min
  • 18
  • Directed by: Zack Snyder
  • Written by: Zack Snyder, Shay Hatten, Joby Harold
  • Cast: Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell, Omari Hardwick, Ana de la Reguera, Theo Rossi, Matthias Schweighöfer, Nora Arnezeder, Hiroyuki Sanada, Tig Notaro, Raúl Castillo, Huma Qureshi, Garret Dillahunt
  • UK release: 21 May 2021

Las Vegas has been overrun by zombies and has been sealed off. Scott Ward (Dave Bautista) seeks to reconnect with his daughter Kate (Ella Purnell). When approached by casino boss Bly Tanaka (Hiroyuki Sanada) with proposition to carry out a crazy heist, he thinks the pay-off may help him reach out to her and assembles a team to take on the challenge.

All they have to do is break into the quarantine zone, retrieve $200 million sitting in a vault beneath the strip before the city is nuked by the government in 32 hours.

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Dave Bautista is 'really bothered' he hasn't met his Army of the Dead co-star Tig Notaro

24 May 2021

Film gossip

Dave Bautista is "really bothered" that he hasn't met his 'Army of the Dead' co-star Tig Notaro. The 50-year-old comedy star digitally replaced Chris D’Elia – who was accused of sexual impropriety by multiple women last year – in Zack Snyder's comedy…

Zack Snyder 'ready' for Army of the Dead sequel

24 May 2021

Film gossip

Zack Snyder is "ready" for an 'Army of the Dead' sequel. The 55-year-old filmmaker has already had discussions with co-writer Shay Hatten about where they could take their zombie heist story next if there's a demand, and Omari Hardwick – who plays…

Zack and Deborah Snyder spent millions removing Chris D'Elia from Army of the Dead

23 May 2021

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Zack and Deborah Snyder spent millions of dollars removing Chris D’Elia from 'Army of the Dead'. The pair admitted it was a "fairly easy" choice to remove Chris – who was accused of sexual impropriety by multiple women last year – and add Tig Notaro to…

Zack Snyder reveals Dawn of the Dead joke inspired new movie's smart zombies

22 May 2021

Film gossip

Zack Snyder reveals how a 'Dawn of the Dead' joke inspired his 'Army of the Dead' zombies. The 55-year-old filmmaker made his feature film debut in the 2004 remake of George A. Romero's iconic 1978 horror movie, and a running joke on set helped shape…

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Zack Snyder returns to the zombie film with outrageously entertaining results

Zack Snyder has tended to be a bit of a Marmite director, inspiring both devotees and haters with films like Batman v Superman, Sucker Punch, Watchmen and 300. But one thing most people seem to agree on is that his directorial debut – the 2004 remake of…

Dave Bautista praises Zack Snyder

15 May 2021

Film gossip

Dave Bautista has praised Zack Snyder for how hard he works on set. The pair recently collaborated on Snyder's 'Army of the Dead' and Bautista says the experience increased his respect for the director. He told The Hollywood Reporter: "When we were…

Zack Snyder admits zombie stripper scene was 'too much'

2 May 2021

Film gossip

Zack Snyder removed a zombie stripper from ‘Army of the Dead’. The 55-year-old filmmaker’s latest movie sees a group of mercenaries venture into quarantined Las Vegas, which has been hit by a zombie outbreak, to pull off a heist and although there are a…

Tig Notaro joins Army of the Dead

17 Aug 2020

Film gossip

Tig Notaro has replaced Chris D'Elia in the cast of Zack Snyder's 'Army of the Dead'. The 49-year-old actress will appear in the movie after sexual misconduct accusations were made against D'Elia. The Netflix picture will undergo re-shoots ahead of its…

Zack Snyder's Army of the Dead full cast announced

16 Jul 2019

Film gossip

The full cast of Zack Snyder's 'Army of the Dead' for Netflix has been announced. A slew of stars – including 'Power' actor Omari Hardwick, 'Whitney' star Chris D'Elia and Hiroyuki Sanad of 'Avengers Endgame' – have been confirmed to join the upcoming…

Ella Purnell to star in Army of the Dead

29 May 2019

Film gossip

Ella Purnell is to star in Zack Snyder's 'Army of the Dead' for Netflix. The 22-year-old actress – who is best known for her roles as Emma Bloom Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children' and Tess in 'Sweetbitter' – has joined the upcoming thriller…

Dave Bautista joins Zack Snyder's Army of the Dead

8 Apr 2019

Film gossip

Dave Bautista is to star in Zack Snyder's 'Army of the Dead' for Netflix. The 50-year-old wrestler-turned-actor will join the 52-year-old filmmaker – who recently helmed DC Extended Universe films 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' and 'Justice…

Zack Snyder to direct Army of the Dead

30 Jan 2019

Film gossip

Zack Snyder is set to direct 'Army of the Dead' for Netflix. The 52-year-old filmmaker – who helmed 2017's 'Justice League' – has signed on to direct the zombie movie for the streaming service, and he will also produce the project with his partner and…

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