After launching a number of successful original programs and movies, Crackle next tackles a feature film adaptation of the popular zombie video game franchise Dead Rising with Watchtower. The trailer has arrived, offering a first look at this comedic thriller before it's streaming debut this March. Will you be able to handle the terror?
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.
With the Dead Rising video game franchise having sold over 7.6 million copies worldwide, Dead Rising: Watchtower promises to be a hit for Crackle as it begins to launch more original movies, including the upcoming sequel Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser. Dead Rising: Watchtower features a stellar ensemble cast that includes Jesse Metcalfe, Meghan Ory, Virginia Madsen Dennis Haysbert and Rob Riggle. Check out the first footage before the zombies get you!