Here’s the first teaser from Syfy’s upcoming series Z Nation. There is absolutely nothing new in this dystopian zombie apocalypse tale but I will say it looks fun. (Fun? did I just say that about a bloody end of the world plague? Yes. Yes I did) It also has a great cast including the always wonderful Harold Perrineau (who’s doing double duty with Constantine).
The series premieres in September.
Z Nation, a 13-episode zombie series, is coming to Syfy in Fall 2014. From production company The Asylum (Sharknado), the action-horror series depicts the epic struggle to save humanity after a zombie apocalypse. The series will be produced by The Asylum and sold internationally by Dynamic Television.
Z Nation is a dynamic ensemble drama that will plunge viewers into a fully-imagined, post-zombie America and take them on adventures with a diverse group of richly-drawn characters. Getting to know the reluctant heroes, their flaws, idiosyncrasies, and moral dilemmas will ultimately become the heart of the show.
Z Nation starts three years after the zombie virus has gutted the country, a team of everyday heroes must transport the only known survivor of the plague from New York to California, where the last functioning viral lab waits for his blood. Although the antibodies he carries are the world’s last, best hope for a vaccine, he hides a dark secret that threatens them all. With humankind’s survival at stake, the ragtag band embarks on a journey of survival across three thousand miles of rusted-out post-apocalyptic America.
Karl Schaefer (Eerie Indiana, Eureka, The Dead Zone) will serve as executive producer and showrunner.
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