You already know that zombie musical that everybody who loves zombie motion pictures and TV exhibits has been asking for? Properly, it’s lastly taking place. Anna and the Apocalypse, a full-length zombie musical, is at present within the works and has began filming in Glasgow, Scotland.
The information comes courtesy of Display Each day who’re reporting that Anna and the Apocalypse is already underway. Filmmaker Ryan McHenry, who was most likely greatest recognized for his viral quick Ryan Gosling Will not Eat His Cereal, wrote the screenplay for the film, which relies off the quick he wrote and directed again in 2010 referred to as Zombie Musical. Initially, Ryan McHenry was alleged to directed Anna and the Apocalypse however sadly, he died of most cancers again in 2015 on the age of 27. John McPhail, who directed the 2016 rom-com The place Do We Go From Right here, has taken over directing duties on the venture. Right here is how the film is being described within the report.
“Within the film, a lady and her associates should combat, and sing, their approach via a zombie invasion to succeed in the supposed security of their college, not understanding if their dad and mom and associates will nonetheless be alive after they get there.”
Ever since The Strolling Useless took off again in 2010, zombies have been a scorching ticket merchandise in Hollywood. So, it was actually solely a matter of time earlier than a zombie musical akin to Anna and the Apocalypse really occurred, nevertheless it really is not the primary time a venture of the like was conceived. Horror legend and zombie film grasp George A. Romero was really engaged on his personal zombie musical at one level referred to as Diamond Useless. The film would have concerned an 80s-style rock band who die in a freak accident after which make a deal to return again to life, who then rock the world as zombies. At one level, Ridley Scott’s manufacturing firm Scott Free was going to provide the film, nevertheless it by no means really obtained off the bottom.
Anna and the Apocalypse has a forged that’s largely stuffed out by relative unknowns, so it’s arduous to get a way of the way it may play out primarily based on the onscreen expertise alone. Ella Hunt (Our Robotic Overlords) is taking part in the position of Anna and Paul Kaye, who is thought for enjoying Thoros of Myr on Sport of Thrones and has additionally appeared on Physician Who a few instances, is taking part in the villain named Savage. The opposite actors listed are Mark Benton, who’s taking part in Anna’s father, in addition to Malcolm Cumming, Sarah Swire, Christopher Leveaux, Ben Wiggins and Marli Siu.
There is no such thing as a phrase but on a launch date for Anna and the Apocalypse, however the shoot is alleged to final for 5 weeks and because it has already began capturing, it hopefully will not be all that lengthy. It’s fairly wonderful that the thought of marrying zombies and music collectively onscreen hasn’t really been revisited since Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” video, however let’s simply hope that is as cool because it doubtlessly will be. To get an thought of what Anna and the Apocalypse is perhaps like, you possibly can take a look at Ryan McHenry’s Zombie Musical quick for your self beneath.