Two months after the events of the first movie, the group leave their camp and are now on the road as Lauren is close to giving birth. The group then encounters another mysterious survivor, Johanna.
During a zombie attack, Lauren's water breaks and is forced to go into labor at the moment. Lauren gives birth to a girl, which she names Darla. Lauren dies from childbirth and her body is devoured by zombies as Melody watches in horror.
Afterwards Melody is visibly traumatized and becomes distant from Don and her newborn niece. Back on the road, the group are attacked by unknown assailants. The group is ambushed by a paranoid and insane man named Garrett. Garrett then warns them about a group of cannibals that had previously destroyed his camp. The group realize that the cannibals are closer than they thought they would be.
MPAA: Rated R for strong violence/gore, sexual references, and language.
John Tyler, a college student who wakes up in the zombie apocalypse after a hangover but quickly adapts into the new world and has taken a leadership role into the group.
Marcus Edwards, a former special forces operative and leader of the group, who is now the last surviving member of his family, having lost his daughter Erin in the previous movie.
Valeria “Val” Barraza, a young hispanic woman, former mechanic, and John's girlfriend who is strong-willed and determined, yet slightly stubborn.
Wayne Kessey, a young inexperienced yet a resourceful and intellectual survivor.
Roy Stark, a former surgeon who struggles to recover from alcoholism. He is the group's medic.
Melody Gray, Don's fierce yet compassionate younger daughter.
Lauren Gray, Don's elder daughter and Melody's older sister who is now 9 months pregnant and close to giving birth.
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.
Darla Gray, Lauren's baby daughter and Melody's niece
Johanna, a fierce lone woman who joins John's group.
Garrett, a paranoid man is the sole survivor of a previous group that was wiped out by the cannibals
Martin, the leader of a cannibalistic group
Gonzalez, a cannibal
Kyle, a cannibal
Clarisse, a cannibal
Lauren - childbirth complications
Don - heart attack
Kyle - Impaled with a pitchfork by John
Gonzalez - shot in the head by Melody
Clarisse - devoured by zombies
Martin - devoured by zombies
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