Ruben Fleischer‘s 2009 film Zombieland might’ve went over a few heads, but it landed well with many at the theaters. The film starred stars Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, & Abigail Breslin & formed a huge fan base that has been demanding a sequel for 9 years! At last, the rumbling of rumors circulating the film have now been silenced & official news about the sequel has been released.
Writers for Zombieland Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick announced today via Vulture that the film is targeting an October 2019 release. The sequel will also bring back the original cast!
“We’re going on the tenth anniversary of Zombieland. Zombieland came out October of 2009. We don’t know what you get someone for their tenth anniversary, but it may be a Zombieland 2… The hope is that we’re shooting that thing early 2019 for an October ’19 release. With the original cast, by the way.”
“We are sitting on information that we can’t entirely share at this moment, but we can just say we think fans of Zombieland who have been hoping for a Zombieland 2, that we will grant their wish very, very soon.”
Are you guys ready for a Zombieland sequel?
2009’s Zombieland follows a geeky college kid making his way through the zombie apocalypse, meeting three strangers along the way and together taking an extended road trip across the Southwestern United States in an attempt to find a sanctuary free from zombies.