Netflix announces Reality Z, based on the critically-acclaimed british zombie show, Dead Set
Rio de Janeiro, April 24th, 2019 - During Rio Creative Conference's Primetime panel tonight, Netflix, the world’s leading internet entertainment service, announced its first Brazilian zombie show, Reality Z. Based on the critically acclaimed British production Dead Set, created by Charlie Brooker (Black Mirror), the series was adapted by International Emmy award-winning Brazilian director, screenwriter and executive producer Cláudio Torres with Conspiração’s production.
An ode to horror, humor and pop culture, the show narrates in five episodes a zombie apocalypse that imprisons participants and producers of a reality show called Olimpo, The House of the Gods, during its elimination night. The studio becomes a shelter for those who seek salvation in Rio de Janeiro where chaos and hopelessness begin to rule. Principal photography has commenced, starring Guilherme Weber (O Negócio, Real: O Plano por Trás da História), Jesus Luz (Guerra dos Sexos, Aquele Beijo), Ana Hartmann (Onde Nascem os Fortes, Me Chama de Bruna), Emilio de Mello (Psi, O Outro Lado do Paraíso) Carla Ribas (Casa de Alice, Aquarius), Luellem de Castro (Malhação, Veronica), Ravel Andrade (Sessão de Terapia, Onde Nascem os Fortes), and Sabrina Sato (A Grande Vitória, O Concurso) in a special collaboration.
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