What is Z Nation about?
A lot of thrillers and action films were released in the year 2014. But It also came with a surprise for the lovers of the Zombie apocalypse trope in the form of a new series called “Z Nation”.
If you are bored of watching The Walking Dead, Dawn of the Dead, or Train to Busan again and again then you can start watching this new horror and action series based on a similar Zombie apocalypse trope.
Z Nation is an American series that is based on post-apocalyptic scenes with a touch of comedy in it. It is created by Karl Schaefer and Craig Engler and was first released on 12th September 2014 on SYFY.
The plot revolves around the character named Murphy who is the only survivor of the vaccine injection. There was an incident where a zombie bit him but he has not turned into a complete zombie yet and is the last hope for mankind.
But after a while, he starts experiencing some zombie-like features like his body starts turning blue and skin starts shedding which causes a panic. He needs to reach Centres of Disease Control in California from New York which can analyze his hybrid-like situation and treat it.
He takes helps from a group of survivors and this series follows their adventures in saving Murphy from this zombie virus.
As the show proceeds, the situations get weirder and weirder which surely makes you laugh in the pandemic of your own!
Is Z Nation season 6 Releasing or is it Cancelled?
After running for 5 seasons, the series released its final episode on 28th December 2018 and bid adieu to its fans. The fans are still wondering if the show is canceled for good or is it just some delay in shooting due to the pandemic.
We are very sad to tell you that Yes, Z Nation season 6 has been canceled. David Michael Latt, the producer of the show himself thanked the fans for the support towards the show as well as announced that they will be ending the series with its fifth season and there is little to no possibility of making Z Nation season 6.
The reason was not confirmed but there were speculations that the cancellation of Z Nation season 6 is due to low ratings of the show and the lack of production cost.
The creators thought the era of Zombie tropes has lost its integrity and is not as popular among this generation as they were before. There was no new angle to explore in this plot and had no future. So that is why they might have decided to end this series on a satisfactory note.
The creators also announced that they have started working on the prequel of a new series Black Summer which confirmed all the rumors regarding the cancellation of Z Nation season 6.
Have you watched this series? Did you like it? what did you expect from Z Nation season 6? We would love to know your opinions so let us know in the comment section down below!
What else do we know about Z Nation season 6?
Now that it has been sadly confirmed that we would not be getting Z Nation season 6, we have some other suggestions that you might like if you liked Z Nation –
- 28 Days Later
- Shaun of the dead
Although Z Nation was originally premiered on SYFY, it is now also available on Netflix and Amazon Prime Video.
Most of the shooting of Z Nation was done in the area of Spokane, Washington. The author of Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin also cameoed in one of the episodes in this series as a zombie.
Moreover, it has a guest appearance from various stars like Matt Cedeño as Javier Vaquez. But the main cast is the real stars of the show which includes – Kellita Smith, DJ Qualls, Keith Allan, Michael Welch, Nat Zang, and many more!
Frequently Asked Questions about Z Nation season 6
Is Z Nation season 6 releasing anytime soon?
Z Nation was SYFY’s entertaining zombie series but here’s why it was canceled after five seasons; the show came to an end in 2018. Here’s why SYFY’s Z Nation was canceled after five seasons. Before The Walking Dead, the idea of a zombie TV show becoming a major hit seemed unlikely.
Is Netflix going to save Z Nation?
The news that SYFY canceled Z Nation didn’t go down well if the internet is to be believed. The zombie drama series ended at the end of 2018 and at the time of writing, there is no plan to raise this show from the dead.
Is Z Nation better than walking dead?
Those that pull for Z nation seem to think that it’s better because it’s more creative, more innovative, and far less bound up in its own drama. Those that are for The Walking Dead tend to like the storytelling, the gritty nature of it, and the reality that some people you really like aren’t going to make it out alive.
Did Doc die in Z Nation?
But Doc doesn’t die! He gets caught in some cables, right alongside a Z who is also caught (but far enough away he can’t get to Doc). … In a flashback, 10K agrees to give his father mercy when he dies, which is going to be any minute. Back in the present, 10K kills another zombie.
What happened to Murphy’s daughter on Z Nation?
As Doc and Addy show up the zombies attack them and Doc is forced to kill one. … While there she encounters an ender (not a zombie but not human as their brains have been fried) and Addy ends up saving her.
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