Here’s the first look at the live-action Dead Rising: Watchtower movie

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With an appropriate scoop of comedy mixed into the filmic take on Capcom’s zombie horror

Crackle has put out a trailer for the upcoming Dead Rising movie which you can view below.

While the film messes with the original game plot by appearing to give main protagonist Frank West (played by Rob Riggle) little more than a cameo in a news broadcast, the movie looks to have a sense of humour befitting a game that had some silly (and sometimes ultimately useless) weapons to batter zombies with.

In a world where zombie movies (and games) are as abundant as well… zombies, It’s good to see a flick coming along with a bit of a jokey, self-referential nod to the genre, although (and without passing judgement on a film we’ve not seen yet) Shaun of the Dead is going to be a toughie to beat in this space, it was after all a movie that had enough gags to not appear to blow them all in the trailer.

Dead Rising: Watchtower is out exclusively on Sony’s streaming service, Crackle from the 27th March.

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