So, there’s a prequel of ARMY OF THE DEAD called ARMY OF THIEVES…

…which is casually mentioned here while they were talking about a not-gonna-happen Atom movie made in the PRC*. The two movies are coming out at the same time, I guess? God, I hate what this damn virus has done to movie distribution.

Moe Lane

*Well, I’m not gonna see it. I’m trying to cut down on my consumption of products made with slave labor.

ARMY OF THE DEAD gets a release date.

May 21. ARMY OF THE DEAD is gonna be a Netflix release: if the picture below isn’t obvious, it’s a heist flick set in the middle of a zombie apocalypse. Which is possibly when you want to have one, right? Assuming all of humanity doesn’t get eaten, eventually gold at least is gonna be valuable again. Gold, jewels, jewelry, even some fine art… there’s stuff worth stealing, even at the end of the world.

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Hrm. Zack Snyder doing zombie heist flick “Army of the Dead.”

Army of the Dead is described as taking place during “a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, during which a man assembles a group of mercenaries to take the ultimate gamble, venturing into the quarantined zone to pull off the greatest heist ever attempted.” Assuming one takes seriously the premise*, this doesn’t sound like a bad movie concept. I’m curious as to how Snyder’s going to do it.

Out on Netflix, eventually.

Moe Lane

*I don’t mean the premise of zombies, generally, although certainly other people might be forgiven for wanting the era of zombie movies to be over. I speak of the premise that people are willing to handle or buy valuables stolen from a zombie outbreak zone. Or that ‘stealing’ even means anything, anymore. Most zombie movies assume the end of global civilization, if only because otherwise the poor shambling things would get mowed down en masse.