Amazon Prime sets date for Mexican original 'S.O.Z. Soldiers' or 'Zombies'

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Amazon Prime sets date for Mexican original 'S.O.Z. Soldiers' or 'Zombies'

The premiere date of the Mexican Amazon Original, S.O.Z. Soldiers or Zombies, was revealed, and the series will arrive on August 6th, exclusively to Amazon Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide.

The thriller is comprised of eight, 30-minute episodes, and stars Sergio Peris-Mencheta (Snowfall, Life Itself), Fátima Molina (Who Killed Sara?, Diablero), and Horacio García Rojas (Diablero, Narcos: México). The cast includes, Adria Morales (La Reina Soy Yo), Toby Schmitz (Black Sails), Steve Wilcox, James Moses Black (This Is Us), Jorge Jiménez (Narcos: México), and Vico Ortiz (upcoming series Our Flag Means Death).

To avoid extradition, the charismatic and unpredictable drug lord, Alonso Marroquín, escapes prison in Mexico to hide in the middle of the desert. While on the other side of the border, a United States Army experiment with pigs in a military base goes wrong and the Mexican police unit going after Marroquín gets infected, transforming into a new breed of zombies with special abilities. The army and this new species converge in Marroquín’s hideout, where the battle for survival begins.

Directed by Rigoberto Castañeda (Km 31), S.O.Z Soldiers or Zombies is produced by Dynamo (Falco, Narcos) and Red Creek (Rompan Todo), created and directed by Nico Entel (Break It All, Sins of my Father), and Miguel Tejada-Flores (Revenge of the Nerds, Fright Night Part 2) and produced by Nico Entel, Miguel Tejada-Flores, Andrés Calderón, Juan Uruchurtu, and María José Gómez.

The series’ soundtrack features artists like Molotov, Control Machete, T. Rex feat. Ringo Starr, Elton John, Nine Inch Nails, X Ambassadors, The 1975, and IDLES, among others. The main song is “S.O.Z: No Estamos Muertos”, by renowned artists El Alemán + La Peblada.


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