A trailer has been released for Dead Rising: Watchtower, a movie adaptation of the popular zombie video game series Dead Rising.
Instead of being released in theaters or direct-to-video, Watchtower will premiere on Sony’s free streaming movie service Crackle beginning on March 27th. The movie is directed by Zach Lipovsky (Leprechaun: Origins), and stars Jesse Metcalfe (Dallas, Desperate Housewives), Meghan Ory (Intelligence, Once Upon a Time), Virginia Madsen (Sideways, Candyman), Dennis Haysbert (24, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For), Keegan Connor Tracy (Final Destination 2, Once Upon A Time), and Rob Riggle (21 Jump Street, The Hangover) as Frank West.
You can watch the trailer and read a description below.
“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.”