Last month Netflix teased us with the Teaser Trailer for Love, Death + Robots Volume 3. Today we get the full trailer for their award winning adult animated anthology revealing the shorts titles and directors.
To really hype up our excitement for this series, David Fincher himself is directing one of the shorts. He is off course been one of the executive producers alongside Time Miller (Deadpool) and Jennifer Yuh Nelson (Kung Fu Panda) who also directs a short. Fincher directed Bad Travelling, with Emily Dean (The Very Pulse Of The Machine), Robert Bisi & Andy Lyon (Night of the Mini Dead),Patrick Osborne (Three Robots: Exit Strategies), Jennifer Yuh Nelson (Kill Team Kill), Tim Miller (Swam), Carlos Stevens (Mason’s Rats), Jerome Chen (In Vaulted Halls Entombed), and Oscar winner Alberto Mielgo (Jibaro).
As we say every volume expect the unexpected. Everything from mutant sharks, Scottish rats, ancients evils to the comedic apocalypse. A mix of sci-fi, horror and fantasy all straight up animation to experimental. After you watch the trailer check out the details of each film below (info courtesy Collider)
Three Robots: Exit Strategies (Director: Patrick Osborne / Blow Studios)
The first direct sequel in Love, Death + Robots history – from the mind of acclaimed sci-fi novelist John Scalzi. The titular trio of droll droids return to take a whirlwind tour studying post-apocalyptic human survival strategies before mankind was finally snuffed out.
Bad Travelling (Director: David Fincher/ Blur Studio)
A jable shark-hunting sailing vessel is attacked by a giant crustacean whose size and intelligence is matched only by its appetite. Mutiny, betrayal and ventriloquism with a corpse… welcome aboard the animation directing debut of David Fincher.
The Very Pulse Of The Machine (Director: Emily Dean / Polygon Pictures)
When an exploratory expedition on the surface of the moon Io ends in disaster, an astronaut must trek to safety dragging the body of her co-pilot while using potentially mind-warping drugs to deal with the pain of her own injuries in this trippy tribute to comic book legend Moebius.
Night of the Mini Dead (Directors: Robert Bisi, Andy Lyon / Buck)
The apocalypse is conceived – literally – in a graveyard in this biting zombie satire, which starts with some cheeky cemetery sex and accelerates into a walking dead invasion of everywhere – from downtown LA to the Vatican. It’s the end of the world as we gnaw it.
Kill Team Kill (Director: Jennifer Yuh Nelson / Titmouse Inc.)
Young, dumb and full of… blood, lots and lots of blood, a ’roid-raging, adrenaline-fuelled force of US soldiers faces a foe unlike any they have faced before, the result of a CIA experiment that gets really fucking Grizzly. From the director of Kung Fu Panda 2.
Swarm (Director: Tim Miller / Blur Studio)
A story of fear, sex and philosophy on the farthest frontier, as two post-human scientists study an apparently mindless insectoid-race. Tim Miller writes and directs the first ever screen adaptation of the work from renowned Cyberpunk author Bruce Sterling.
Mason’s Rats (Director: Carlos Stevens / Axis Studios)
You know you have a pest control problem when they start to shoot back. The ratpocalypse comes to Scotland, as a grumpy farmer takes drastic steps to deal with an invasion of hyper-evolved rodents. Exterminator: Judgment Day.
In Vaulted Halls Entombed (Director: Jerome Chen / Sony Pictures Imageworks)
Deep in the mountains of Afghanistan, a squad of Special Forces soldiers has the dangerous job of recovering a hostage held by terrorists. But the real evil they must confront is an elder god of ancient and terrifying power.
Jibaro (Director: Director: Alberto Mielgo / Pinkman.TV)
Fantasy and greed combine in this re-imagining of the traditional folktale of a siren whose song lures men to their doom. But her sorcery fails to work on the deaf knight, Jibaro, and the Golden Woman becomes fascinated by him. Thus begins a deadly dance of two predators.
Love, Death + Robots Volume 3 will be launched exclusively on Netflix from 20th May.