Last year was a golden time for zombie fans, as movies, such as Cooties, Maggie, and Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse hit the big screen. And this 2016, people can expect for some more zombie action. In addition, it seems that 2017 will also never run out of flicks featuring the living dead. Notably, some of these films features some familiar Hollywood names, whereas as some promise to bring outright terror to their audience. We got some of this information from www.lostdamned.com.
The following list provides the titles of the movies that will be shown this 2016 and the year beyond and some details about their plots.
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES (FEBRUARY 5, 2016)
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies features Lena Headey, Lily James, Matt Smith and Douglas Booth. The film provides the classical novel, Pride & Prejudice, a twist by including armies of zombies in the movie. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is inspired by the novel of the same name, which is written by Seth Grahame-Smith. Jane Austen might turn in her grave when learns of this, but what the heck right? Fans who have seen the trailer might have felt the same sense they had with Zombie Ate My Neighbors.
PANDEMIC (APRIL 1, 2016)
Pandemic stars Rachel Nichols, Missi Pyle, Alfie Allen, and Mekhi Phifer. The film presents a new aspect in the zombie film genre. The movie is shot from a first person perspective, and viewers are given the chance to watch the movie and feel at the same time that they are in some kind of video game.
MARILYN: ZOMBIE HUNTER (SOMETIME IN 2017)
Marilyn: Zombie Hunter will feature Fred Williamson, Laurene Landon, and Sarah French. Though the actors are not A-list stars, they have already made a mark for themselves in some notable films. Fred Williamson was seen in the movies Zombie Apocalypse: Redemption, Starsky & Hutch, Sarah French was part of Zombie Dollz and American Rescue Squad, whereas Laurene Landon was included in Airplane II: The Sequel and Maniac Cop. As the title implies, the movie is about Marilyn Monroe and her quest in slaying zombies.
WORLD WAR Z 2 (JUNE 9, 2017)
Brad Pitt will return for this sequel but the plot of the movie is yet to be revealed in the near future.
AN ACCIDENTAL ZOMBIE (NAMED TED) (MARCH 17, 2017)
An Accidental Zombie will feature Naomi Grossman, Yoshua Sudarso, and Hemky Madera. Based on the title, the movie will focus on the adventures of Ted, a new zombie who has just found out that he has been turned into a living dead. He got afflicted with some sort of “skin thing” while in the Caribbean, and he also started feeling the insatiable hunger for human brains. Remarkable, Ted is a rich man, who will be left with his grandfather’s riches but not until the old man dies. Aside from having struggle with being a zombie, Ted also becomes a part of a group that aims to aid patients who are afflicted with paranormal disorders. In short, people should expect some weird things to happen in the movie.
RESIDENT EVIL: THE FINAL CHAPTER (JANUARY 27, 2017)
Milla Jovovich will again star in the famous movie franchise along with Wentworth Miller, Sienna Guillory, and Ruby Rose. The film will start from the latest events of the last movie, Resident Evil: Retribution. In the last Resident Evil film, Alice and her comrades would battle the Red Queen, which will be attempting to annihilate humanity once and for all. Though the release date has been pushed, fans are still patiently waiting for the film to hit the cinemas.
PATIENT ZERO (September 2, 2016)
Patient Zero will feature some well-known actors, including Natalie Dormer, Matt Smith and Stanley Tucci. The film is already causing some ripples even if it’s not yet shown in cinemas. The film centers on a global pandemic that turns humans into violent zombies. In the film, a man gains the ability to converse with zombies, and his gift will serve as his tool to lead the survivors in searching for Patient Zero in order for them to formulate a cure.
THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS (September 23, 2016)
Gemma Arterton, Glenn Close, and Paddy Considine will star in the film. Gamers can relate to the theme of the film, which basically focuses on fighting for the survival of a girl who may be holding the ultimate cure for the zombie plague. However, the movie will also contain a lot of emotions. The film is inspired by the book of the same name written by Mike Carey. In the movie, as all hell breaks loose because of zombie invasion, a young girl is aided by her teacher in escaping an army base along with other escapees.
I KILL ZOMBIES (2017)
I Kill Zombies will star Nathan Head, Jaiden Michael, and Ewan Saum. The film will center on the story of Zack Powers, an ex SAS operative, and his experiences as roams the world that is filled with zombies.
THE FOREST HANDS AND TEETH MOVIE
The film will star the Game of Thrones actress Maisie Williams. Not much has been revealed about the plot of the film but a lot of people are curious what will become of it, especially when Maisie Williams play the lead role.
ZOMBIES (September 30, 2016)
Featuring Tony Todd, Reina Hein, and Steven Luke, the film will be directed by Hamid Torabpour though details regarding the plot still remain unclear. However, just like the common zombie movies, the film is set during the time of the zombie apocalypse, and the main character would basically become the hero, going about killing zombies and helping other people survive.