Netflix has announced January 28th as the premiere date for its latest Korean webtoon live-action adaptation All of Us Are Dead...
Netflix series All of Us Are Dead is an upcoming original series that follows a group of students trapped in a high school who find themselves in dire situations as they seek to be rescued from a zombie invasion of their school.
It is based on a popular webtoon by creator Joo Dong-geun, touted as a ‘Korean-style zombie graphic novel’ with its wild imagination, gripping story line, and meticulous details. Ever since the news got out that Netflix was adapting it into a series, the project has become highly anticipated. Director Lee JQ, who triggered multiple crazes following the TV series Beethoven Virus, The Legendary Police Woman, and the recent hit film Intimate Strangers, and Writer Chun Sung-il known for his unlimited range across various genres with TV series LUCA: The Beginning, The Slave Hunters and film series The Pirates, partnered up to capture the group of teenagers’ desperate struggle for survival in just another ordinary school. The cast of young, talented actors including Park Ji-hu, Yoon Chan-young, Cho Yi-hyun, Lomon, Yoo In-soo, Lee You-Mi and Lim Jae-hyeok bring a youthful vibe, adding colour to the show.
The eye-catching teaser poster featured above shows a school swept by horror and chaos. The blood-stained schoolyard, building engulfed in flames, and countless students trapped in the frenzied school intrigue the audience, providing a whiff of the wacky story taking place in a school that gives rise to a mysterious zombie virus.
The date announcement trailer below gives a glimpse of the intense battle between students-turned-zombies and survivors desperate to escape. It opens with a student in the school lab, inviting the audience to find out more about the virus that creates total chaos. The horrific visuals of students infected by the mysterious zombie virus and stunning action set in different parts of the school are also a must-watch. Trapped in a virus-ridden school with no cellphones, no food, and nobody to take care of them, the students reach for desk lamps, bookshelves and bows to defend themselves from zombies In a desperate fight for survival.
All of Us Are Dead will open up a completely new chapter in the history of zombies with a story of daring teenagers who manage to find love and friendship even amidst a zombie apocalypse.
All of Us Are Dead, which marks the first-ever Korean teenage zombie survival challenge, is set to be released on January 28th, only on Netflix.
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