Betaal whom we all observed as horror-thriller series with zombies in it was released on 24 May 2020 on the Netflix platform which is ruling the o t t world. That should be tall more directed by Patrick Graham and Nikhil Mahajan and start some of the finest actors of Bollywood like Vineet Kumar Singh and Aahana kumara. The show was released death 4 episodes and it’s season 1 and is in the Hindi language. Shows and movies belonging to the horror genre are always appreciated by the audience. Take it for example movies like go Goa gone, reality Z, black summer, and many more. Today we are going to talk about such shows that belong to the category of shows like Betaal. Following is a list of the shows that belong to this category:
So let’s take an insight into these shows and discuss the plot along with the different traits of these shows.
Shows Like Betaal
The lead show among all of the horror zombie series is Reality Z. Brazilian by origin, it is a miniseries whose core plot is similar to the show Dead set. The show was directed by Cláudio Torres and was released on 10 June 2020. The show got great recognition due to its release on the global platform Netflix. The show starred Ana Hartmann, Emílio D’Mello, Ravel Andrade, Carla Ribas, Guilherme Weber, Hanna Romanazzi and many others. The show is set in Rio where the cast and the crew members of a film get started in the studio when the zombie apocalypse takes over them. All of them are all out in the studio and trying their best to escape this nasty apocalypse.
Created by Karl Schaefer and John Hyams, black summer is an American show based on apocalyptic fiction. The show is comprised of 16 episodes divided into two seasons having the length of each episode ranging from 21 minutes to 58 minutes. The thing to notice is that the show is produced by the same production house was produced the show Z nation. The show stars Jaime king as a lead character playing the role of rose in the show. The supporting cast of the show includes Christine Lee, Kelsey Flower, Erika Hau, Mustafa Alabassi, Justin Chu Cary, and Gwynyth Walsh. The show’s plot is about a mother who is in search of her daughter who was lost in the zombie apocalypse which happened 6 weeks before the timeline in which the show is moving forward. The thrilling journey of a mother in quest of her daughter is the prime highlight of the show.
Karl Schaefer is quite skillful in making the shows belonging to the horror zombie apocalyptic genre. This creator has already created thrilling shows like black summer. The population of the show can be just by the fact that the show is renewed about five times due to its great viewership among the audience. The set-off five seasons of the show contains about 68 episodes under its umbrella. The length of Each episode ranges from 41 minutes to 85 minutes. The fourth and solvent of the show were supposed to be a TV movie but it was not released due to some production reasons. Like all of the other mentioned shows above the show is also on the streaming platform Netflix. Some of the main leads of the star cast of the show are Kellita Smith, Michael Welch, DJ Qualls, Keith Allan, Anastasia Baranova, and Russell Hodgkinson.
The Walking Dead: World Beyond
The Walking Dead series is also a horror drama but the concept of the show is post-apocalyptic that is the show discusses the consequences of that apocalyptic era dominated by The Walking Dead also known as the zombies. The special thing about the show is that it is a spin-off show which means it discusses some minute details of the show The Walking Dead. The show is created by Scott M. Grimble and Matthew Negrete. The series was premiered on the AMC network on 4th October 2020. The show is set in a fictional town named Nebraska where four teens are growing inner post-apocalyptic era where some of them transform into antagonists and some of them transform into protagonists. But ultimately the show ends with all of the teens being in a different mental state and with totally different perspectives than before. The show stars Aliyah Royale, Alexa Mansour, Hal Cumpston, Julia Armond among others.
S.O.Z. Soldados o Zombies
Miguel Tejada Flores and Nicolas Entel have put their imagination into reality and molded it in the form of a horror fiction show known as S.O.Z Soldados o Zombies. The show has Mexican roots and was premiered on 14 February 2021 on Amazon prime video. The show has only one season comprising of about 8 episodes. The star cast of the show has actors like Sergio Peris Mencheta, Horacio García Rojas, Fátima Molina and Adria Morales. The director of the show is Rigoberto Castañeda. The story of this show revolves around nondrug trafficker Alonso and his son Lucas who have escaped from the prison and are moving towards the border. But on the border, there are corpses of people Hoover experimented on by the US army. As the US army goes on the journey to find the infamous drug trafficker Alonso and his son they meet the experimented Zombies who block their path to the border. Now the US army runs a campaign to nullify the zombies.
Ash Vs Evil Dead
Ash vs Evil Dead is also so a horror television show but the unique thing about the show is that it’s a horror-comedy. Different from all the shows mentioned above this show stands on the pillar of comedy not thrill. The creators of this show are Sam Raimi, Tom Raimi, and Tom Spezialy. The show has already completed its three seasons where each season has 10 episodes making 30 episodes in total of all the seasons. The lead actor of this show is Bruce Campbell who is repealing his role of Ash Williams. The other actors supporting Bruce with their roles are Ray Santiago, Dana Delorenzo, Michelle Hurd, Jill Marie Jones, and Ted Raimi. Each episode of this show is about 25 to 37 minutes long. The story of this show is about ash who has taken a break from his hero life where his rival was an Evil Dead. Now the story is all about how Ash returns to his hero life to save the people.
The show resembles very much the sure reality Z in the context of the story. There is a little change in the script that in the Reality Z show the production team was locked in the studio while in this show some people are locked in a house there they are the only living ones and all of the zombies are outside their house knocking and breaking it to infect all of the people inside the house. The director and creator of this show is Yann Demange and Charlie Brooker respectively. The show stars Jaime Winstone, Riz Ahmed, Adam Deacon, Kevin Eldon and Liz May Brice among others. Comprising of 5 episodes, the show was released on E4 Network.
Van Helsing is a horror-drama TV show which is fictionalized by the mind of Neil LaBute. The lead actor of this show is Kelly Overton who is playing the role of the titular name. The show was premiered on September 23, 2016, on the Syfy network but now the show is also available on Netflix. Directed by David Winning, the show stars Kelly Overton, Christopher Heyerdahl, Jonathan Scarfe, Rukiya Bernard, and Vincent Gale. The story of the show is about the van and Vanessa who are are on their way to killing all the vampires in the world with their special blood so that they can bring back humanity. But on their way to eliminating all kinds of vampires and their Boss, Vanessa dies and new challenges appear in front of Van. Now how she deals with all of this fuss, that’s what the show is all about!
When we talk about horror-thriller shows the South Korean industry is not lagging behind any entertainment and is matching shoulder to shoulder. Directed by Kim Seong-Hun and Park In-je, the concept of the Kingdom is written by Kim Eun- hee. The show was premiered on 25 January 2019 and it was the first-ever Korean original series to be released on Netflix. This show is actually an adaptation of a manga series named the Kingdom of the Gods. The show is about an investigation which is conducted to find out the secret reason for this spread of a mysterious plague in the kingdom of the Crown Prince. The series has two seasons and a total number of 12 episodes along with a pilot episode. The star cast of the show includes some famous names of Korean industry like Ju Ji- hoon, Bae Doo-na, Ryu Seung- Ryong, and Kim Sung-kyu.
The Walking Dead
At the last, there is this show The Walking Dead which broke all the records of popularity and viewership. The show got renewed a whopping number of 11 times. Yeah!!.. that’s true! You read it right This show has 11 seasons which cover a mammoth number of 161 episodes. Created by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie Adlard, the show has a star cast list resembling an essay. Some of the prominent stars of the show are Andre Lincoln, John Bernthal, Laurie Holden, Jeffrey DeMunn, Chandler Riggs, and Steven Yeun among all others. This show also portrays life after the apocalyptic era of zombies.
So these were the shows quite similar to Betal when considered according to the genre. Hope you’ll enjoy it through the end!! Subscribe to our page and keep visiting Liveakhbar!!