What happens when you combine a Las Vegas heist, zombie apocalypse, and out comedian Tig Notaro? Twitter gold.
me: ugh i'm straight
this pic of tig notaro: u sure? pic.twitter.com/HnDhZlvetH
— Texus Texudo (@PhyllisNef) April 13, 2021
The social media platform is abuzz today following the release of the trailer for Zack Snyder’s “Army of the Dead.” The trailer features a gun-toting Notaro facing off against an army of the undead while she and a band of merry misfits rob a shuttered Vegas casino to the tune of Kenny Rogers’ “The Gambler.”
Not that the plot of the film means all that much. “I don’t know what the movie is about. I don’t care what the movie is about. But what I do know is I will be watching it solely to experience butch daddy Tig Notaro,” wrote journalist Alex Berg on Twitter.
Don't know what this movie is about, don't care what this movie is about. But what I do know is I will be watching it solely to experience butch daddy Tig Notaro. https://t.co/mHBdYAmBqO
— Alex Berg (@itsalexberg) April 13, 2021
Notaro had been brought in as a replacement for Chris D’Elia, originally cast in the film in 2019. He was replaced by Notaro in August 2020, following allegations of sexual misconduct. Since filming had already begun with D’Elia, Notaro had to be digitally inserted into some of the existing scenes, Decider reports.
No thoughts. Just Tig Notaro holding a tank of gasoline. pic.twitter.com/XrS39ebQcn
— Ben Yahr (@benyahr) April 13, 2021
If the feedback from Twitter is any indication, the addition of Notaro — a somewhat unlikely pick for a zombie-heist film — is pure magic.