Army of The Dead Prequel: Release Date, Cast, Story

Everything we know about the prequel.

By Shivam Gulati

May 21, 2021

Fans are eager to learn about the Army of the Dead Prequel; well, here’s everything we know about the upcoming Netflix movie set in the Snyder’s zombie universe.

Army of the Dead has just come out on Netflix for everyone to enjoy, and fans are already wondering if the AOFD universe will expand with other movies.

Well, you’ll be delighted to know that Zack Snyder has so much else to offer in the newly set zombie universe, one of them being a Prequel movie.

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Army of the Dead | Official Trailer | Netflix

Army of the Dead | Official Trailer | Netflix

Apparently, Netflix and Zack Snyder started the production of Army of the Dead Prequel last year. And on December 22, 2020, Snyder announced on Twitter that they have already finished filming the Prequel, officially titled Army of Thieves.

Snyder produced the Army of the Dead prequel, but he wasn’t on the director’s chair for this one. Instead, the movie is written and directed by Matthias Schweighöfer, one of the Army of the Dead actors.

Army of the Dead Prequel Story

As the title and the nature of the movie suggests, Army of Thieves will follow the events before Snyder’s Army of the Dead. We’ll witness the early days of the viral zombie outbreak and deep dive into Ludwig Dieter’s backstory. In short, fans will finally learn why exactly this character has an immense love for cracking safes.

Besides Ludwig Dieter, the prequel will introduce many new characters with their own story arcs.

Army of Thieves Cast

Even though we don’t have a trailer for Army of Thieves, the cast of the movie is already revealed; you can find that below:

  • Matthias Schweighöfer 
  • Nathalie Emmanuel
  • Guz Khan
  • Ruby O. Fee
  • Stuart Martin
  • Jonathan Cohen
  • Noemie Nakai
  • Peter Simonischek

Army of the Dead Prequel Release Date: Is there any?

When writing this article, there’s no official release date for the Army of the Dead Prequel. However, since the movie has already finished filming last year, it’s safe to assume that it could release by the end of this year.

Also, now that Army of the Dead has been released worldwide, we might soon get a trailer for Army of Thieves with a potential release date.

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Shivam Gulati

Shiv is a video game enthusiast who loves exploring everything happening in the gaming community. He enjoys competitive games in particular, even though he loses most of the time. He is an entertainment and gaming reporter at DualShockers.

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