Dead Rising 2 — dubbed “Indiana Jones with Zombies” — will be filming in metro Vancouver this Winter. The sequel is expected to stream on Crackle this Spring. Based on the hit video game, the action/horror flick is about a massive zombie outbreak after a mandatory government vaccine from FEZA (Federal Emergency Zombie Authority) fails to stop the infection from spreading. Who’s left to kill zombies in the sequel? Jesse Metcalfe (Dallas, Desperate Housewives) — who reportedly did all his own stunts.
Crackle announced the sequel at its Upfront last year. Dead Rising: Watchtower filmed in and around BC Place and out at the old Watchmen set in south Burnaby, so hopefully the sequel will too.
Dead Rising: Watchtower (the most kick ass #zombie movie) is now streaming only on #Crackle. http://t.co/iA5m5yQTeI pic.twitter.com/hU9b5gwre2
— Crackle (@Crackle) April 24, 2015
A Dead Rising: Watchtower sequel is OFFICIALLY in the works! Premieres Spring 2016. pic.twitter.com/fC2aH0JZlq
— DeadRisingWatchtower (@WatchDeadRising) April 14, 2015
Dead Rising 2 is expected to start filming January 27th and wrap February 20th (Dates Subject to Change) in metro Vancouver, according to the Directors Guild of Canada – BC Production List.