Brazilian Zombie series 'Reality Z' is making its way to Netflix
Aparnna Hajirnis -
It was confirmed on 24th April 2020 during the Rio Creative Conference Primetime panel, that a Brazilian adaptation of the British zombie series Dead Set was being produced. Brazilian director Claudio Torres is the man responsible for the adaptation. Torres will serve as the executive producer of the series alongside Renata Brandão. He will also share directing with Rodrigo Monte while the scriptwriting has also been handled by Torres and João Costa.
Reality Z has been scheduled for its Netflix release date and will be arriving on Wednesday, June 10th, 2020.
The show’s five episodes reveal 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.
Filming for Reality Z took place in the Spring of 2019. It’s unclear how long the filming went on for, but IMDb officially updated its status to Post-Production on 23rd March 2020.
It has been confirmed that there will be a total of five episodes of one hour- 45 minutes each.