ALBUQUERQUE (KSMX)- New Mexico State Film Office Director Todd Christensen announced that the Netflix-produced feature film “Army of the Dead,” has started principal photography at Albuquerque Studios and will continue through October. The production will employ 501 New Mexico crew members, 20 New Mexico actors, and 2,163 New Mexico background talent.
The feature is directed and produced by Zack Snyder (“Watchmen,” “Man of Steel,” “300”) alongside producers Deborah Snyder (“Watchmen,” “Man of Steel,” “300”) and Wesley Coller (“Watchmen,” “Man of Steel,” “300”).
In “Army of the Dead” Snyder returns to his directorial roots, offering this zombie-adventure film. “Army of the Dead” follows a group of mercenaries who, following a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, take the ultimate gamble, venturing into the quarantine zone to pull off the greatest heist ever attempted. “
Netflix is making good on its promise, as part of the 2018 partnership with New Mexico, to bring $1 billion dollars in production to New Mexico over the next 10 years and create up to 1,000 production jobs a year,” said Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes of the Economic Development Department. “Netflix is a great partner for the State of New Mexico, and we are very excited that they chose to film such a high-profile project as one of their first films under the NM Partnership Agreement”