Before he directed 300, Man of Steel
, and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
, Zack Snyder
took viewers to the mall for some shopping and zombie slaying in the 2004 remake of George A. Romero
's Dawn of the Dead
. Now, nearly 15 years later, Snyder is diving back into the world of flesh eaters with the big-budget Netflix
movie Army of the Dead
, and it's been revealed that Dave Bautista
is the first actor to join the zombified project.
The casting news for Army of Dead comes from The Hollywood Reporter, who revealed that Bautista has finalized a deal to star in the zombie movie.
The name and traits of Bautista's character have yet to be revealed, but according to THR
, the long-gestating Army of the Dead is "set amid a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, during which a man assembles a group of mercenaries to take the ultimate gamble, venturing into