Korean Zombie TV Show ‘All of Us Are Dead’ Is Coming To Netflix

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Cartoonist and author Joo Dong-geun’s popular young adult zombie Webtoon ‘All of Us Are Dead’ is getting a television adaption from South Korean production company JTBC Studios with a collaborative effort from Netflix. It will make its way onto the streaming service on January 28, 2022.

It is a story of horror and survival as high school students find themselves in the middle of a zombie outbreak. Chun Sung-il serves as the writer while Lee JQ and Kim Nam-su are co-directing it.

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The cast includes Park Ji-hu, Yoon Chan-young, Cho Yi-hyun, Lomon, Yoo In-soo, Lee You-Mi, and Lim Jae-hyeok.

Netflix said in a press release, “All of Us Are Dead is based on a popular webtoon by creator Joo Dong-geun, touted as a ‘Korean-style zombie graphic novel’ with its wild imagination, gripping storyline, and meticulous details. Ever since the news was out that Netflix was adapting it into a series, the project has become highly anticipated.”

You can watch the announcement teaser below:

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Netflix describes the synopsis as follows,

“The date announcement trailer gives a striking 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.”

The show originally went into production in August 2020 but was delayed due to the global pandemic.


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