Produced by Legendary Pictures, DEAD RISING: WATCHTOWER stars Jesse Metcalfe, Virginia Madsen, Dennis Haysbert, Meghan Ory and Rob Riggle. WATCHTOWER will be available in its entirety on March 27th, 2015 for free on Crackle, and if the above clip is just a taste of the madness, consider this writer to be all-in for the main course.
Principal cast for the upcoming feature-length project includes Jesse Metcalfe (Dallas), Meghan Ory (Intelligence, Once Upon a Time), Virginia Madsen (SIDEWAYS) and Dennis Haysbert ( 24, MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN). Also featuring Rob Riggle and Harley Morenstein.
“DEAD RISING: WATCHTOWER” takes place during a large-scale zombie outbreak. When a mandatory government vaccine fails to stop the infection from spreading, the four leads must evade infection while also pursuing the root of the epidemic, with all signs pointing to a government conspiracy. Politics, public paranoia, and media coverage play an important role in the story’s narrative. “The Dead Rising” game franchise has sold over 7.6 MM copies worldwide. Publisher Capcom has sold over 100 MM game copies worldwide, including juggernauts “Resident Evil,” “Street Fighter” and “Mega Man.”
Legendary Entertainment’s Television and Digital Media division will produce “DEAD RISING: WATCHTOWER.”