Netflix Streams Original Korean Zombie Series

With a title like All Of Us Are Dead, what’s not to like about the new Netflix offering?

The streamer announced plans to produce the new show, described by Deadline as a series based on a popular Korean zombie webtoon Now At Our School.

Netflix will work hand-in-hand with Lee JQ (Beethoven Virus and Intimate Strangers) to bring the new show to audiences worldwide.

The storyline centers around a group of high school students who become trapped in their own school during a horrific outbreak of a (you guessed it) zombie virus.

Deadline said the webtoon has been a big hit in Korea, as well as Indonesia, Thailand and Taiwan, where digital comics have been very successful.

The original series is written by Chun Sung-il and directed by Lee JQ and Kim Nam-su. It’s produced by JTBC Studios, in association with Film Monster.

No timeline for the debut of the series was provided at this time by Netflix.

Korea has had a good recent track record with zombie productions. The 2016 movie Train To Busan was well received by critics and fans alike.

And Netflix has a solid link with the country, having recently ordered The School Nurse Files and Extracurricular from Korea.

Thomas Tuna
Thomas Tuna
Thomas A. Tuna is a comic book veteran who began his writing career back in the ’70s with Charlton Comics, contributing to such horror titles as Ghost Manor, Haunted, The Many Ghosts of Dr. Graves and Ghostly Haunts. Most recently, he has served as a writer and editor (with more than a smattering of horror yarns) for such comic book websites as Hyper Epics and Red Moon Features. Some of his favorite horror flicks include Jaws, Salem’s Lot, Dracula (with Frank Langella) and Blade. His favorite horror comic books? Tomb of Dracula (by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan) and Swamp Thing (by Len Wein and Berni Wrightson).

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