Reality Z is a Brazilian horror web television series based on the British television miniseries Dead Set. Produced in partnership with Conspiração Filmes and directed by Cláudio Torres, the first season of 10 episodes premiered on Netflix on 10 June 2020.
|Created by||Cláudio Torres|
|Based on||Dead Set|
by Charlie Brooker
|Written by||Cláudio Torres|
|Directed by||Rodrigo Monte|
|Country of origin||Brazil|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||10 (list of episodes)|
|Executive producers||Charlie Brooker|
|Running time||40 minutes|
|Production company||Conspiração Filmes|
|Picture format||4K (Ultra HD)|
|Original release||10 June 2020 –|
The successful reality show Olympus – where TK, Jessica, Augusto, Marcos, Veronica, Madonna and Cleide were confined – is interrupted when a zombie apocalypse takes over Rio de Janeiro, forcing the production and the cast to remain locked up in the studios. A production runner, Nina, leads the fight against monsters.
- Ana Hartmann as Nina
- Emílio de Mello as Alberto Levi
- Carla Ribas as Ana Schmidt
- Ravel Andrade as Leo Schmidt
- Guilherme Weber as Brandão and the voice of Zeus
- Luellem de Castro as Teresa
- João Pedro Zappa as TK and Hermes
- Hanna Romanazzi as Jessica and Aphrodite
- Jesus Luz as Lucas
- Pierre Baitelli as Robson
- Leandro Daniel as Augusto and Ares
- Gabriel Canella as Marcos and Apollo
- Natália Rosa as Veronica and Athena
- Wallie Ruy as Madonna and Dionysus
- Arlinda Di Baio as Cleide and Demeter
- Julia Ianina as Cristina
|No.||Title||Directed by||Written by||Original release date |
|1||"Olympus"||TBA||TBA||10 June 2020|
|2||"The Show is Over"||TBA||TBA||10 June 2020|
|3||"Grocery Store"||TBA||TBA||10 June 2020|
|4||"Zeus"||TBA||TBA||10 June 2020|
|5||"The End"||TBA||TBA||10 June 2020|
|6||"Wild Thing"||TBA||TBA||10 June 2020|
|7||"The Calling"||TBA||TBA||10 June 2020|
|8||"The Future"||TBA||TBA||10 June 2020|
|9||"The Gate"||TBA||TBA||10 June 2020|
|10||"Be Human"||TBA||TBA||10 June 2020|
On April 24, 2019, the series was announced by Charlie Brooker, creator of Dead Set on the Netflix panel at the 2019 Rio2C (Rio Creative Conference) event. A teaser with Ted Sarandos, Netflix's head of content, convincing presenter Sabrina Sato that there is no problem happening as the attraction was released on the same day on Netflix Brazil social medias to announce the series.
Alongside the initial series announcement, it was reported that actors Guilherme Weber, Jesus Luz, Ana Hartmann, Emilio de Mello, Carla Ribas, Luellem de Castro, Ravel Andrade and Wallie Ruy, would be part of the cast and Sabrina Sato as a special guest.
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