Zombie Tiger in Army Of The Dead inspired by Carole Baskin’s Tiger

Justice League director Zack Snyder s new Netflix movie Army of the Dead has a surprising and unexpected connection to another Netflix property, Tiger King. The streaming company said on Twitter that the CGI zombie tiger you might have seen in the Army of the Dead trailer was modeled after a real tiger from Carole Baskin s Big Cat Rescue sanctuary in Florida.

Netflix didn’t provide any more details on why this was the case. It s an interesting piece of trivia, at the very least.

In Army of the Dead, Dave Bautista plays a former soldier who is hired to steal from a Las Vegas casino in the midst of a zombie apocalypse. You can check out the over-the-top trailer below; the movie hits Netflix on May .

Netflix is hoping to create an Army of the Dead universe and has already announced a spin-off titled Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas on the way. The voice cast for that includes Christian Slater, Joe Manganiello, Vanessa Hudgens, and Jena Malone.

The Tiger King series continues as well, as NBC Universal just announced who will play Joe Exotic in its upcoming series.

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Written by Daniella Vega

Avid prepper and kick-boxer. Fascinated by the undead and everything zombie. Not your typical girl, beware of dogs! Daniella is in the process of writing her first book "The dead aren't dead, tales from the autopsy room". Besides writing about anything zombie related, she enjoys a good glass of wine and the beach outside her home. Personal trainer by day, apocalypse nerd by night.