College student John Tyler blacks out during a Fraternity party after he heavily drinks and consumes drugs and wakes up in the middle of the zombie apocalypse. Tyler wonders through the city of Chicago and encounters a horde of zombies. Tyler is saved by a group of survivors whom he joins their camp and will now face the zombie apocalypse.
MPAA: Rated R for strong violence/gore, sexual references, and language.
John Tyler - a 22 year old college student who wakes up in the zombie apocalypse and quickly adapts into the new world.
Marcus Edwards - a former special forces operative and escaped the outbreak with his sixteen year old daughter and her boyfriend Jack. He becomes a mentor towards John.
Valeria “Val” Barraza - a young hispanic woman and former mechanic who is strong-willed and determined, yet slightly stubborn. She is John's love interest.
Wayne Kessey - a young inexperienced yet a resourceful and intellectual survivor. Before the apocalypse he studied to get his PhD.
Roy Stark - a former surgeon who struggles to recover from alcoholism.
Melody Gray - Don's fierce yet compassionate younger daughter.
Lauren Gray - Don's elder daughter and Melody's older sister who is 7 months pregnant.
Don Gray - Lauren and Melody's protective father and serves as the group's moral compass.
Cole - a quiet and meticulous, yet fierce man who acts as the group's primary hunter.
Erin Edwards - Marcus' 16 year old daughter. She is shown to be affectionate to both her father and boyfriend. The end of the world has not stopped her from seeking independence where she can find it.
Jack - Erin's positive minded boyfriend. Unbeknownst to the others, Jack exhorts Erin into a youthfully idealistic suicide pact, which goes horribly wrong.
Victor - Lauren's abusive and manipulative boyfriend and father of her child. His abusive behavior towards Lauren and some members of the group will lead to a brutal conflict between him and John.
Sarah - a former housewife and Connors's mother who lost her husband during the outbreak.
Connor - Sarah's quiet and disturbed son.
This is the first movie of planned film series.
Erin - accidentally shot by Jack
Jack - strangled to death by Marcus
Connor - devoured by zombies
Sarah - commits suicide by letting herself get bit by a zombie.
Victor - shot multiple times by Melody.
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