The movie is said to be made with a huge budget of $70 million and Bautista will be the leader of a group of mercenaries trying to pull off a heist in Las Vegas during a zombie outbreak.
Hollywood actor Dave Bautista, or just popularly known as Batista in wrestling entertainment, may not have won his recent bout against Triple H in Wrestlemania 35. However, he sure has a lot of on his plate considering he is soon heading to Netflix for a zombie movie.
And the movie, titled Army Of The Dead is directed by none other than Zack Snyder. It is said to be made with a huge budget of $70 million and, Deadline reports that Bautista will be the leader of a group of mercenaries trying to pull off a heist in Las Vegas during a zombie outbreak.
As amazing as it sounds, we are certain Zack Snyder will provide the audience with the ultimate zombie-heist mash-up we deserve! Zack Snyder and Deborah Snyder are producing the movie while Ori Marmur and Andrew Norman are overseeing it for Netflix.
It all happened last month when during a recent profile at the Tampa Bay News, Dave Bautista revealed that he’s teaming up with Zack Snyder for a new project. And who would have thought it was for a zombie flick in Netflix!
The genre of zombie outbreak has become a popular trend for movies nowadays. Although there were several zombies movies and television shows in the past, what really brought the genre to the forefront was The Walking Dead. The TV series was a huge hit when it was first released on AMC and continues to do so even today.
The zombies are now enjoying a comeback with several new projects happening at the same time, including the Korean horror-drama Kingdom and the upcoming The Dead Don't Die starring Adam Driver and Bill Murray.
Meanwhile, Zack Snyder was recently in the news while addressing the controversial aspects of his tenure in charge of the DC Extended Universe. Snyder was questioned by an audience asking him why he showed Batman as a murderer in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
He said, “Someone says to me: Batman killed a guy. I’m like, ‘F**k, really? Wake the f**k up.’” Video of the rant is available on Reddit.
Snyder continued while also making a reference to Watchmen, “Once you’ve lost your virginity to this f**king movie and then you come and say to me something about like ‘my superhero wouldn’t do that.’ I’m like ‘Are you serious?’ I’m like down the f**king road on that. It’s a cool point of view to be like ‘my heroes are still innocent."
"My heroes didn’t f**king lie to America. My heroes didn’t embezzle money from their corporations. My heroes didn’t commit any atrocities.’ That’s cool. But you’re living in a f**king dream world.”
Comparing Watchmen the film to Watchmen the graphic novel, Snyder added, “I love more than anything Superman and Batman, but in the same way that Alan Moore was fed up with the f**king, ‘okay, no: [super heroes] do this’... Watchmen talked about comic books in the same way that this movie talks about comic book movies.”
Meanwhile, Batista has had a tough time in the recently-concluded Wrestlemania match against Triple H, considering how he tripped at the beginning of the match. The botch has gone viral and many fans have claimed that he was "high" before the event even started.
Fans on Twitter were quick to take note, and most couldn't contain their laughter at the shocking yet hilarious accident. One said: “Batista trip through the ropes lol.” Another went with: “Dat Batista trip though lol.” A Twitter user also wrote: "YOOOO is Batista high or something??? Did this guy REALLY trip off the rope???
Even as Batista lost his match against Triple H, the WWE star has his hands full with multiple projects lined up. One among many is "My Spy" in which a hardened CIA operative finds himself at the mercy of a precocious 9-year-old girl.