Dead Live-Action Movie Bucket List Gets a Shot
Netflix has announced that it will adapt the anime Zom 100: List of the dead in a live-action movie.
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The move was confirmed on Netflix’s second day of its Geeked Week, which focused primarily on upcoming movies. Although no official release date for the film has been released, it has been confirmed that actor Eiji Akaso will star in the film as Akira. Not much else has been revealed for the upcoming film, but a teaser image has been released showing Akaso riding his bike away from a group of zombies.
Check out the new image from Netflix’s adaptation of Zom 100: List of the dead below:
“Surviving a zombie apocalypse is better than being a wage slave!” After spending years working for a soul-crushing company, Akira’s life has lost its luster,” reads the official story synopsis. “He lives in an apartment full of garbage, his salary is abysmal, and he can’t even muster the courage to confess his love to his beautiful colleague. But when a zombie apocalypse ravages his town, it gives him the the boost he needs to live on his own.Now Akira is on a mission to complete all 100 items on his to-do list before… well, throw the bucket.
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Originally published in 2018, Zom 100: List of the dead is an ongoing manga series written by Haro Aso and illustrated by Kotaro Takata. So far, the series has produced 10 volumes and found great popularity.