Netflix Anime Prequel ‘Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas’: Everything We Know So Far

army of the dead lost vegas netflix anime series

Army of the dead is one of Netflix’s biggest releases in 2021, and with it, a whole new cinematic universe was born. Directed by Zack Snyder, fans of the film can expect to watch the prequel animated series, Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas, which arrives on Netflix in 2022.

Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas is an upcoming Netflix Original action-horror animated series, developed by Jay Olivia. The anime is a prequel to the action-horror feature film Army of the dead.

Zack Snyder is part of the project both as an executive producer and as a director. It has also been confirmed that Snyder will only direct two episodes, while at least two more episodes will be directed by showrunner Jay Olivia.

What is the Netflix release date for Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas?

An official release date has not been confirmed by Netflix, however, we do know that the prequel series will arrive on Netflix sometime in 2022.


What is the plot of Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas?

Before Las Vegas fell completely into the hands of the living dead, Scott Ward and his mercenary rescue team were sent to the hordes of the Sunset Strip as they attempted to save civilians struggling to survive.


Who are the actors of Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas?

So far, the announced cast members have us excited about the upcoming anime prequel.

Providing their voices for the series are the likes of Joe Manganiello (Magic mike), Christian Slater (Mr. Robot), Vanessa Hudgens (Musical High School), and Yetide Badaki (American gods).

army of the dead lost vegas actors

From left to right: Joe Manganiello, Christian Slater, Vanessa Hudgens and Yetide Badaki

Other cast members have also been announced for the animated series: beloved voice actor Nolan North (Unexplored), Ross Butler (13 reasons why), Harry Lennix (The blacklist), Jena Malone (The Hunger Games), Christina Wren (Steel man) and Netflix rising star Anya Chalotra (The witcher).

Will the actors of the film reprise their roles in the animated series?

It has already been confirmed that five cast members, including Dave Bautista, will return to reprise their roles from the film.

Joining Bautista by reprising their roles are; Ana De La Reguera (Narcos), Tig Notaro (A mississippi), Omari Hardwick (Kick ass) and Ella Purnell (Bittersweet).

Below is the full list of cast members for Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas:

Role Member of the cast
Kate ward Ella Purnell
Scott ward Dave Bautista
Lucilia Anya Chalotra
Zeta Jena Malone
Cruz Ana de la Reguera
willow Vanessa Hudgens
Torrance Christian slater
Pink Joe manganiello
Marianne peters Tig Notaro
Vanderohe Omari hardwick
Chen Ross butler
Meagan Monique Barbaro
Clemenson Nolan North
Boorman Harry lennix
Queen meeru Yetid Badaki
Nicole Christina Troglodyte

What is the number of episodes used for? Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas?

It has now been confirmed that Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas will have a total of six episodes.


Are you excited for the release of Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas on Netflix? Let us know in the comments below!

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