The 'Army of the Dead' King and Queen Zombies Are Gorgeous in Real Life

A lot of Prosthetic was put to use just to make the gorgeous cast look like living dead.

King and Queen Zombie

While we wait for Rebel Moon let's take a look at Zack Snyder's last project, Army Of The Dead which was all the rage when it came out. The zombie heist movie follows a group of mercenaries as they set into a Las Vegas quarantine zone to recover a 200 million dollar vault. The King and Queen of the sin city's quarantine zones. The government-created creatures are extremely scary to look at. Playing these roles are pretty gorgeous actors. 

“It took a lot of prosthetics and makeup to make this gruesome twosome look so royally terrifying," a YouTube video by Netflix says. "But beneath their rotting exteriors, the actors portraying Zeus and the queen are quite gorgeous.” Find Out How the mighty-biting beasts look in real life. 


Zeus is played by actor and also a stuntman Richard Cetrone who has previously worked on every Snyder project so far. He was the stunt double of Ben Affleck in Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice and also Justice League. He was also in several Marvel films as a stuntman including Thor, Captain America, and Iron Man. He has also worked in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Sleepy Hollow, and The Mandalorian. Pheww! The man is gorgeous in real life and it took loads and loads of prosthetic makeup to make him look like that. He also played the Merman in Cabin in the Woods. 

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The queen is portrayed by Athena Perample, who is a Dancer and a Gymnast. You may not recognize her but she had a notable role as a cheerleader in the hit TV show Glee. She was a dancer for the Los Angeles Clippers. She has also done many stunts works in several TV series like Animal Kingdom, Euphoria, and Legion. Recently in 2021, she was a stunt double for Kat Dennings and Kathryn Hahn on the Marvel TV series WandaVision. She was only 11 when she began acting. She brought her dance moves to the NBA court aster where she gained popularity as a stunt woman. There's no doubt that her career will continue to soar after this scene-stealing performance in Army of The dead. 

Other Cast members of the movie include Dave Bautista as Scott Ward, Ella Purnell as Kate Ward, Omari, Hardwick as Vanderohe, and I Ana de la Reguera as Maria Cruz. Tig Notaro as Marianne Peters, Raúl Castillo as Mikey Guzman,Huma Qureshi as Geeta Ranjan, Garret Dillahunt as Martin, Samantha Win as Chambers.