Filmmaker Zack Snyder has said that after collaborating with Huma Qureshi in Army of the Dead, he wants to work 'only with Indian actors'. Huma plays Geeta in the zombie film, due out on Netflix on May 21.

   

Zack Snyder on working with Huma Qureshi in Army of the Dead: 'Only want Indian actors in my movies from now on'

WHAT?

Filmmaker Zack Snyder has said that after collaborating with Huma Qureshi in Army of the Dead, he wants to work 'only with Indian actors'. Huma plays Geeta in the zombie film, due out on Netflix on May 21.

WHO?

Army of the Dead sees Snyder returning to his roots. He made his feature film debut with a remake of Dawn of the Dead in 2004. The filmmaker has since made a name for himself in the comic book genre, having helmed adaptations of 300 and Watchmen, and spearheading the DC Extended Universe of films until 2017.

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Army of the Dead is set during a zombie apocalypse, where the outbreak has been confined within the city of Las Vegas. The film is about a group of men and women who're hired by a businessman to retrieve $200 million that is just lying around inside the quarantine zone, unattended.

The film stars Dave Bautista in the lead, and features a supporting cast that includes Ella Purnell, Omari Hardwick, Ana de la Reguera, Theo Rossi, Matthias Schweighöfer, Nora Arnezeder, Hiroyuki Sanada, Tig Notaro, Raúl Castillo, Samantha Win, and Garrett Dillahunt. A spin-off film and an anime prequel are in the works.