The living dead provide the show in this selection of series that you missed on the famous streaming site.
The second season of Black Summer on Netflix reminds us that the zombie vein is not yet exhausted. The new episodes inject fresh blood into a nervous and visceral plot.
In short, there is life for the living dead beyond The Walking Dead and its spin-offs. The Netflix catalog houses its share of series that unearth corpses. Which ones to choose?
Discover our selection of 5 zombie series to catch up on Netflix.
Series. United States, 2019-2021. With Jaime King, Justin Chu Cary, Christine Lee. 2 seasons, 16 episodes. Netflix.
In one sentence. Six weeks after the start of the zombie invasion, ordinary citizens flee the chaos, help each other, betray each other.
Express notice. The unstructured narration leaps in space and time over the scenes to make us experience the anguish of the survivors.
To know.Black Summer tells the premise of the zombie apocalypse of the series Z Nation, which takes place many years later.
2.The kids of the apocalypse
Animated series. United States / Canada, 2019-2021. With the voices of Emmanuel Gradi, Donald Reignoux, Thomas Sagol. 21 episodes + 1 interactive episode. Netflix.
In one sentence. A 13-year-old orphan teams up with his new friends to fend off monsters and creatures from beyond the grave.
Express notice. Adapted from a series of books, the Kids from the Apocalypse series is a concentrate of humor and action.
To know. In the original version, it’s Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker in Star Wars) which doubles the character of Bardle the Sorcerer.
3.Ash vs Evil Dead
Series. United States / New Zealand, 2015-2018. With Bruce Campbell, Ray Santiago, Dana DeLorenzo. 3 seasons, 30 episodes. Netflix.
In one sentence. Former demon slayer Ash Williams is back in service, supported by his two colleagues at a DIY store.
Express notice. Creepy humor is omnipresent in this sequel to director Sam Raimi’s three cult films.
To know. The episodes summon small screen legends, like Lee Majors (The man who was worth three billion) and Lucy Lawless (Xena the warrior).
Series. India, 2020. With Vineet Kumar Singh, Aahana Kumra, Suchitra Pillai. 1 season, 4 episodes. Netflix.
In one sentence. In a remote village in India, the army awakens a curse and British zombie soldiers from 1857.
Express notice. Anchored in an atypical setting, the series does not cut corners and focuses on pure horror.
To know. The creator of Vetâla, Patrick Graham, has written two other Indian series available on Netflix, Ghoul and Leila.
Series. Australia, 2015-2019. With Patrick Brammall, Genevieve O’Reilly, Emma Booth. 3 seasons, 18 episodes. Netflix.
In one sentence. Buried in the cemetery, seven inhabitants of a small town come back to life and come out of their graves.
Express notice. What is the bond between these seven people who have returned from the dead? The question makes all the salt of the story.
To know. Actress Genevieve O’Reilly is a regular in the universe Star wars, where she embodies Mon Mothma.