Dead Set

Just read about “Dead Set” and it sounds pretty cool. Basically, zombies have overrun Britain and are killing people left and right and everyone is scared for their lives, except the contestants on the latest season of the hit reality show “Big Brother” who have no idea what is going on outside. I’ll have to look into it a bit more later, but it seems like you can watch all of the “episodes” on the Official Dead Set website. I’m going to have to check these out when I get home, looks pretty brutal. You can also find the full plot synopsis after the jump. And if anyone has seen any of this post a comment, let me know how it is or if it’s a waste of time.

Britain has a big problem. The dead are returning to life and attacking the living. The people they kill get up and kill – and it’s spreading like wildfire. Curiously, there are a few people left in Britain who aren’t worried about any of this – that’s because they’re the remaining contestants in Big Brother. Cocooned in the safety of the Big Brother house, they’re blissfully unaware of the horrific events unfolding outside. Until an eviction night when all hell breaks loose.

Kelly, (Jaime Winstone) the production runner working on Big Brother finds herself caught in the impossible position of trying to fend off the walking dead alongside the remaining housemates, Davina herself, a host of former Big Brother housemates, her producer boss Patrick (Andy Nyman) and boyfriend Riq (Riz Ahmed).

Over the ensuing days, in a cruel reflection of the game show they thought they were entering, the contestants fall victim, one by one, to the hungry masses outside. Staying alive requires teamwork – which is tricky when you’re a group specifically selected by TV producers to wind each other up.