Video: Zombieland: Double Tap Joins Forces with ESPN to Honor the Legend of Tallahassee

This is one of the more amusing pieces of crossover promotion to surface for the movie recently.

By Chris Morse

With just a week ago until the arrival of Zombieland: Double Tap, a new promotional video is here and this one is more than just a new trailer to sink your teeth into like last week's reveal. Steel yourself to witness the story of the man, the myth, and the legend: Tallahassee himself. As told by ESPN in dramatic fashion, this fun video honors the fan-favorite character just ahead of the upcoming sequel's theatrical debut. Give it a watch above and read on for more details on the movie!


Zombieland: Double Tap sees our returning characters moving to the American heartland as they face off against evolved zombies, fellow survivors, and the growing pains of the snarky makeshift family.

The cast includes original stars Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, and Abigail Breslin, as well as newcomers Zoey Deutch, Rosario Dawson, Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley, The Final Girls), Luke Wilson (Old School, Anchorman), and Avan Jogia. Dan Aykroyd and Bill Murray are also on board, both playing fictional versions of their real-life actor selves.

Ruben Fleischer is returning to the director's chair while the first film's screenwriters, Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, penned the script. Zombieland: Double Tap is scheduled to hit theaters on October 18th, 2019. Stay tuned for all of the latest news and updates on the sequel right here on Dead Entertainment.

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Chris Morse

Programmer by day, writer by night. Having grown up surrounded by plenty of horror movies and video games, it only made sense for Chris to combine all of these passions into one place: Dead Entertainment. Whether he's working on designs, tinkering with the platform, or just writing up the latest horror news, he's sure to be hard at work keeping the wheels turning on this website no matter what time of day it is. When not coding or gaming, you can find him donning a Cheesehead and heading to the Midwest to cheer on his favorite NFL team, the Green Bay Packers. #GoPackGo