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.
- 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.