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.[1]

Reality Z
Reality Z promo title card.jpg
GenreZombie horror
Created byCláudio Torres
Based onDead Set
by Charlie Brooker
Written byCláudio Torres
João Costa
Directed byRodrigo Monte
Starring
Country of originBrazil
Original languagePortuguese
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes10 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producersCharlie Brooker
Annabel Jones
ProducersCláudio Torres
Renata Brandão
CinematographyRodrigo Monte
EditorsSérgio Mekler
Isadora Boschiroli
Running time40 minutes
Production companyConspiração Filmes
Release
Original networkNetflix
Picture format4K (Ultra HD)
Original release10 June 2020 (2020-06-10) –
present
External links
Website

PlotEdit

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.

CastEdit

MainEdit

  • 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

Special guestEdit

  • Sabrina Sato as Divina McCall
  • Leda Nagle as Nora Werneck
  • Cinnara Leal as Clara
  • Erom Cordeiro as Marcelo
  • Bruno Bellarmino as Tysson
  • Saulo Arcoverde as Eric
  • Thelmo Fernandes as Peixe
  • Mariah de Moraes as Producer assistant
  • André Dale as José Peixoto
  • Charles Fricks as Dr. Fábio Lima

EpisodesEdit

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date [2]
1"Olympus"
TBATBA10 June 2020 (2020-06-10)
2"The Show is Over"
TBATBA10 June 2020 (2020-06-10)
3"Grocery Store"
TBATBA10 June 2020 (2020-06-10)
4"Zeus"
TBATBA10 June 2020 (2020-06-10)
5"The End"
TBATBA10 June 2020 (2020-06-10)
6"Wild Thing"TBATBA10 June 2020 (2020-06-10)
7"The Calling"TBATBA10 June 2020 (2020-06-10)
8"The Future"TBATBA10 June 2020 (2020-06-10)
9"The Gate"TBATBA10 June 2020 (2020-06-10)
10"Be Human"TBATBA10 June 2020 (2020-06-10)

ProductionEdit

DevelopmentEdit

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.[3][4] 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.[5]

CastingEdit

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.[6]


Soundtrack

Pink Floyd - Fat Old Sun

The Who - Love reign over me

The Velvet Underground - After Hours

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Brito, Carlos (24 April 2019). "Criador de 'Black mirror' vem ao Rio e diz que a série não é contrária à tecnologia". G1 (in Portuguese). Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Reality Z – Listings". The Futon Critic. Retrieved 9 June 2020.
  3. ^ "Netflix Picks up Brazilian Zombie Series 'Reality Z'". What's on Netflix. 25 April 2019. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Conspiração to Adapt Zombie Drama Dead Set in Brazil". todotvnews. 26 April 2019. Retrieved 29 April 2019.
  5. ^ Portilho, Osmar (24 April 2019). "Sabrina Sato, zumbis e humor: Como será "Reality Z", da Netflix". Universo Online (in Portuguese). Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  6. ^ Harig, Bruce (24 April 2019). "Zombie Show 'Reality Z' Set For Netflix Brazil, Local Adaptation Of British 'Dead Set'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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