Army of the Dead has develop into a reasonably vital hit for Netflix, and director Zack Snyder is already sharing his plans for a possible sequel. After seemingly finishing his journey with DC, Snyder is on the lookout for the subsequent large factor – and the Military of the Lifeless franchise could also be his greatest avenue ahead. The ending of the movie undoubtedly hinted at larger issues to come back, and if followers desire a sequel, they may seemingly get one. In an interview with Indiewire, producer Deborah Snyder confirmed potential sequel plans by saying the next.
“You all the time need the model that you just’re doing to be pretty much as good as it may be, however I feel there’s nonetheless more story to tell, and I do know that Zack and Shay have lots of concepts which are sort of fleshed out. If there was an urge for food for one more movie, I feel we’re able to go.”
Zack Snyder himself has additionally mentioned the chance whereas answering some large questions in regards to the film. Watch out for main spoilers for Military of the Lifeless under.
“Shay and I do know precisely what occurs subsequent and it is insane… I might make it in a second. What we now have deliberate is simply too loopy. As soon as we knew Vanderohe was bit, and he will Mexico Metropolis, I used to be like, ‘You recognize what’s gonna occur?’ After which I simply went on a tear. And by the point it ended, Shay was like, ‘OK.'”
The ultimate scene of the movie confirmed Vanderohe discovering out he was bitten by a zombie simply as he is touchdown in Mexico Metropolis, so it appeared the proper plot level to make use of for a sequel. No phrase but on if a sequel has been greenlit, however it could be stunning if Military of the Lifeless didn’t get a direct sequel given the trouble Netflix has already put into the franchise.
There are two extra initiatives within the works which are set within the Military of the Lifeless universe. The primary will probably be Army of Thieves, which can function a prequel centered round Matthias Schweighofer’s character Dieter. The movie will happen through the early phases of the zombie outbreak in Las Vegas and can showcase Dieter utilizing the chance to commit some thievery. The opposite challenge within the works is an anime prequel sequence known as Military of the Lifeless: Misplaced Vegas. It’s going to present a backstory for the origins of the zombies in addition to function some rescue missions from the early phases. Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell, Ana de la Reguera, and Tig Notaro will all return to supply voice over work for his or her characters, and Joe Manganiello will be a part of the franchise because the lead character. No launch dates have been given for both challenge but.
It will likely be fascinating to see the place the Military of the Lifeless franchise goes from right here. The movie had principally mixed-to-positive reactions whereas being the primary film on Netflix over the weekend. Zack Snyder has a historical past of elaborate cinematic universes, and he definitely appears up for the duty.