The original musical pilot that filmed in 2011 which eventually turned into Z-O-M-B-I-E-S.  which was written by Joseph Raso and David Light who also serve as co-executive producers.


The story follows Zed Necrodopolis, a typical high school student with one small caveat; he happens to be a zombie. Despite a high-tech wristwatch designed to curb any appetite he may have for his classmates, he and his zombie friends remain unpopular with the school’s most influential group, the pom-pom wielding cheerleaders. Never one to back down from a challenge, Zed sets out to improve zombie student body relations and win the attention of Addison, the cheerleading squad’s newest member.

Main Cast

  • Luke Benward as Zed Necrodopolis, a typical high school student who happens to be a zombie.
  • Maia Mitchell as Addison, The newest member of the cheerleading squad.
  • John DeLuca as Bucky Buchanan.
  • Nick Galarza as Jerry.
  • Kimmy Gatewood as Bunny.
  • Lauren Gaw as Lacey.
  • Katie Sarife as Eliza.
  • Julian Sergi as Bonzo.


  • Bree, Stacey, Tracey and Zoey appear to not exist in the original pilot.
  • Bucky isn't related to Addison in the original pilot.
  • Zombies in the in original pilot appear more human looking but with green eye and green vains on them.