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Zombie webtoon ‘All of Us are Dead’ now a Netflix series

A daring teenage zombie escape awaits the world in 2022 via 'All of Us are Dead.'

Netflix has just announced that ‘All of Us are Dead’ is premiering worldwide on January 28 on the streaming platform. It has also unveiled the teaser poster together with some fresh images from the series.

This marks a distinct collaboration between hitmakers — Director Lee JQ and writer Chun Sung-il.

Netflix Series All of Us Are Dead is an upcoming original series that follows a group of students trapped in a high school who find themselves in dire situations as they seek to be rescued from a zombie invasion of their school.

A teaser poster and date announcement trailer capturing the intense suspense was released, signaling yet another K-zombie syndrome.  

All of Us Are Dead is based on a popular webtoon by Webtoon creator Joo Dong-geun, touted as a ‘Korean-style zombie graphic novel’ with its wild imagination, gripping storyline, and meticulous details. Ever since the news was out that Netflix was adapting it into a series, the project has become highly anticipated. Director Lee JQ who touched off multiple crazes following the TV series Beethoven Virus, The Legendary Police Woman, and the recent hit film Intimate Strangers. And Writer Chun Sung-il known for his unlimited range across various genres with TV series LUCA: The Beginning, The Slave Hunters, and film series The Pirates partnered up to capture a group of teenagers’ desperate struggle for survival in just another ordinary school. The cast of young, talented actors including Park Ji-hu, Yoon Chan-young, Cho Yi-hyun, Lomon, Yoo In-soo, Lee You-Mi and Lim Jae-hyeok bring a youthful vibe, adding color to the show.  

The eye-catching teaser poster features a school swept by horror and chaos. The blood-stained schoolyard, building engulfed in flames, and countless students trapped in the frenzied school intrigue the audience, providing a whiff of the wacky story taking place in a school that gives rise to a mysterious zombie virus. 

The date announcement trailer gives a striking glimpse of the intense battle between students-turned-zombies and survivors desperate to escape. It opens with a student in the school lab, inviting the audience to find out more about the virus that creates total chaos. The horrific visuals of students infected by the mysterious zombie virus and stunning action set in different parts of the school are also a must-watch. Trapped in a virus-ridden school with no cellphones, no food, and nobody to take care of them, the students reach for desk lamps, bookshelves, and bows to defend themselves from zombies In a desperate fight for survival. All of Us Are Dead will open up a completely new chapter in the history of zombies with a story of daring teenagers who manage to find love and friendship even amidst a zombie apocalypse. 

All of Us Are Dead, which marks the first-ever Korean teenage zombie survival challenge, is set to be released on January 28, only on Netflix.  

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