Army of the Dead Lost Vegas release date speculation, cast, and more

The Army of the Dead Lost Vegas release date is bringing us an anime series based on Zack Snyder's hit Netflix zombie movie, and we've all the juicy details.

Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas release date

When is the Army of the Dead Lost Vegas release date? An anime series prequel based on Zack Snyder’s zombie movie, Army of the Dead Lost Vegas, will chart the early days of the undead invading Sin City. It’ll be a gory show that fleshes out Snyder’s dystopian world – so, all the fun stuff, basically.

Netflix has been coy about the anime series, with details kept to a minimum. We know it’s been in the works since before Army of the Dead came out in 2021 and that it’ll focus on certain characters from the Netflix horror movie. Snyder himself is directing two episodes, and Jay Oliva is the showrunner. Details are relatively scant otherwise, but the landscape isn’t totally bare.

We’ve scoped out the area around the Army of the Dead Lost Vegas release date to find everything you should know. This includes casting details, nuggets of info on the story, and, of course, when you’ll be able to feast on the show like a starving member of the walking dead. Thankfully, none of it involved a heist – not yet, anyway.

Army of the Dead Lost Vegas release date speculation

We don’t know the Army of the Dead Lost Vegas release date, but it is set to drop in 2023 at some point.

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Army of the Dead Lost Vegas plot

The Army of the Dead Lost Vegas plot will cover several of the characters from the early days of the zombie apocalypse.

Essentially, it’ll go deeper into the awesome sequence at the start of the film, where Las Vegas became overrun with undead and the people that somehow manage to survive.

Scott Ward, played by Dave Bautista in the film, will be one of the main protagonists. His team was at ground zero in Sin City, and now we’ll see just how gnarly they had it.

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Deborah Snyder has suggested that we might see a little bit more of where the outbreak came from, too. “We hint in the movie that we’re coming from Area 51, so maybe there’s a sci-fi element to it,” she told Indiewire. “I’m not going to say for sure, but it’s really fun to be able to do that and also to see our team when they were at the top of their game, doing the search and rescue. It’s just another bit of information.”

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She adds that unanswered questions will be at the forefront: “Where did this pathogen come from? How did this all happen? And we see our team and that they had been on these rescue missions. We see some flashbacks, what they were doing, but we don’t really know more, so the anime series is a great way to find out the origin of this.”

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Army of the Dead Lost Vegas cast

The Army of the Dead Lost Vegas cast includes Dave Bautista, Ana De La Reguera, Tig Notaro, Omari Hardwick, and Ella Purnell.

They will all be reprising their roles from the film. They’ll be joined by Joe Manganiello, Vanessa Hudgens, Christian Slater, Harry Lennix, Ross Butler, Jena Malone, Anya Chalotra, and Nolan North.

Details haven’t been given on the roles for the latter cast, but that’s quite the pedigree of talent. Perhaps more survive the undead mayhem than we think? Manganiello is not someone to count out under any circumstances, that’s for sure.

That’s everything we know about Army of the Dead Lost Vegas. For more horrifying tales, check out our guide to the best zombie movies or dive into our guide on everything we know about the Army of the Dead 2 release date.  Or, for more picks, here are all the new movies heading our way this year, and our list of the best movies of all time.