One of the October horror films coming this holiday season that is most likely to take horror fans by surprise looks to be the deliciously funny Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse from Paramount Picture and director Christopher Landon. Starring Tye Sheridan, David Koechner, Cloris Leachman ¸ Halston Sage, Logan Miller, Joey Morgan, Sarah Dumont and Patrick Schwarzenegger, Scouts features a zany, humorous – but no less frightening – look at the world overrun by flesh eating ghouls. Who else would be best prepared to defend humanity from extinction that…Scouts? No one, that’s who.
Check out the press release below for the Ultimate Fan Experience for Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse from Paramount Pictures, AMC Theaters and Dillon Francis.
Paramount Pictures, AMC Theatres and Dillon Francis are offering moviegoers in the U.S. a one-night-only “SCOUTS GUIDE TO THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE” Ultimate Fan Experience with an advance screening of the film as well as exclusive music and a special visual show from Dillon Francis for the regular price of admission. The visual experience blends the bold graphics of creative powerhouse Pizzaslime and Dillon Francis, short form video content from Dillon Francis’ zombie alter ego “Dead Dillon,” scenes from the film and original music from Dillon Francis.
The event will take place in select AMC Theatres locations across the U.S. on Wednesday, October 28th at 7:00 p.m. Ticket holders will also receive a commemorative t-shirt.
In New York City, ticket holders attending the “SCOUTS GUIDE TO THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE” Ultimate Fan Experience at the AMC Loews 19th St. East 6 theater will receive admittance to an exclusive, off-site after party event featuring a performance by Dead Dillon following the screening.
Tickets are available for purchase now at participating theater box offices and online at
DJ/Producer/Artist Dillon Francis, who makes a cameo in the film, released his debut album “Money Sucks, Friends Rule” last year. Featuring standout track “Get Low,” the album was named one of Rolling Stone’s Top Electronic Albums of 2014. His latest release “This Mixtape is Fire,” which sees Dillon Francis return to his Moombahton roots, debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Dance/Electronic chart, fueled by collaborations with Calvin Harris, Skrillex, Chromeo and more. Having played shows and festivals in the UK, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, France, Australia and more, Dillon Francis is continuing to make a name for himself as one of the most influential players in electronic music.
“SCOUTS GUIDE TO THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE” follows three scouts and lifelong friends who join forces with one badass cocktail waitress to become the world’s most unlikely team of heroes. When their peaceful town is ravaged by a zombie invasion, they’ll fight for the badge of a lifetime and put their scouting skills to the test to save mankind from the undead. Starring Tye Sheridan, David Koechner, Cloris Leachman ¸ Halston Sage, Logan Miller, Joey Morgan, Sarah Dumont and Patrick Schwarzenegger.
Produced by Todd Garner and Andy Fickman. Story by Carrie Evans & Emi Mochizuki and Lona Williams, with a screenplay by Carrie Evans & Emi Mochizuki and Christopher Landon. Directed by Christopher Landon.
“SCOUTS GUIDE TO THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE” opens in theaters on October 30th, 2015.