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'Z Nation' Has Begun! Are You Ready For The Zombie Apocalypse?

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SPOKANE, Wash. - Shooting for "Z Nation," a Syfy, 13-episode, original zombie series right here in Spokane, Washington has begun! Many local people have been cast as extras in the series that is set to hit the screen in the Fall of 2014. Are you ready for the Zombie Apocalypse?

"From production company The Asylum (Sharknado), the action-horror series depicts the epic struggle to save humanity after a zombie apocalypse. The series will be produced by The Asylum and sold internationally by Dynamic...
Z Nation is a dynamic ensemble drama that will plunge viewers into a fully-imagined, post-zombie America and take them on adventures with a diverse group of richly-drawn characters...Z Nation starts three years after the zombie virus has gutted the country, a team of everyday heroes must transport the only known survivor of the plague from New York to California, where the last functioning viral lab waits for his blood. Although the antibodies he carries are the world’s last, best hope for a vaccine, he hides a dark secret that threatens them all. With humankind’s survival at stake, the ragtag band embarks on a journey of survival across three thousand miles of rusted-out post-apocalyptic America." -www.syfy.com/znation

Karl Schaefer (Eerie Indiana, Eureka, The Dead Zone) will serve as executive producer and showrunner.


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