A party goes zombified in “Killer Weekend”, out in February

A party goes zombified in "Killer Weekend", out in February
Sean Verey, Danny Kirrane, David Mumeni, and Timothy Renouf in Killer Weekend (2018)

Killer Weekend (2018) is a horror-comedy about a hopeless stag party that goes on a mock zombie survival weekend, an unfortunate turn of events leave them fighting for their lives. The movie had its premiere in summer 2018 at the FrightFest London and it was cheered by most of the fans, collecting opinions where it was compared with new classics of the genre like The Ritual (2017), Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010), and the inevitable and always essential Shaun of the Dead (2004).

In Killer Weekend (2018), when Sam discovers that his stag weekend not only is a mock zombie survival experience but that his disapproving father-in-law-to-be has also been invited, he couldn’t be more annoyed. But when the bachelor party arrives to find the zombies are in fact a bunch of psychotic ex-soldiers, their fantasy weekend quickly starts to look like a nightmare. After a series of unfortunate mishaps finds the group trapped in a disused nuclear bunker besieged by the bloodthirsty troops, Sam must ask himself: Is it all still just a game, or is it actually game over?

Ben Kent marks his debut as a director of a feature film with Killer Weekend (2018). He was also the author of the screenplay, together with Joel Wilenius, who was also the co-writer of their short film Love Bug (2012). The main cast is formed by Mark Heap, Sean Verey, Danny Kirrane, David Mumeni, Timothy Renouf, Perry Fitzpatrick, Ewen MacIntosh, Jake Abbott and Angie Adler.

Killer Weekend (2018) is scheduled to come out on digital and DVD on February 18, 2020 via Dark Sky Films. Here you can find the trailer for the movie:

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