This sequel was released 8 years after the first Wyrmwood. Where the first was a horror comedy that introduced its audience to some memorable characters and a creative new twist on the zombie genre, this one dropped most, if not all, of the comedy. It, instead, focused on how the survivors and the zombies had adapted and evolved post apocalypse.
In an alternate reality, not so terribly different from our current surreal state of insanity, a secret government lab in Nebraska has created the zombie virus, and predictably, it is unleashed into an unsuspecting illicit strip club infecting their most popular dancer, then others.
An alleged government contractor is using a commercial airliner to transport top secret cargo under armed guard. A mad scientist, the “contractor”, a distraught husband, and his wife flee the US on a flight to Paris, including a US Air Marshall, a pilot on his final flight before retiring, a professional golfer, and a cop transporting a prisoner when the weather becomes severe and the turbulence causes some some unforeseen complications with the flight.
Barbara and her brother Johnnie go to visit their mother’s grave when they are attacked by a strange man. Johnnie is killed in the struggle and Barbara, panicked and without the key to the car, runs away. She finds shelter in a remote farmhouse, finding others who were also attacked. They’re trapped as the walking dead surround them and they must learn how to work together to escape… or not.
A team of specialists is put together to investigate a series of mysterious deaths. This follows psychologist/anthropologist, Dr. Luiza Moreira, who is integral to this investigation, has been reviewing files and videos and realizes that there is something more going on, but her supervisors won’t listen. After a detective, investigating the death of a student filmmaker, sends her a book, apparently written by a homeless man, she begins to suspect what is responsible for the deaths far more sinister than anyone knows.
Josh and Steve are professional snowboarders who are trying to secure a sponsorship at a remote ski resort. Steve decides to pull a stunt by skiing to the finish line naked, not knowing that they were fulfilling a little girl’s wish to meet him and causing them both to lose the sponsorship. Meanwhile, the resort owner, Franz, has been experimenting with making artificial snow and is in the process of giving a demonstration to his potential Russian investor. When the investor gets the noxious artificial snow fluid sprayed in his face, causing him to become increasingly ill.
Gwen, Melodie, Patrick, J.D., and Brax arrive on an island resort to live out their fantasies. Mr. Roarke, their host, cautions them that they must live out their fantasies to their natural conclusions.
Red Plum Island, clear skies, clear waters, camping, romantic vacation getaway. Actually, they need 4 to get the discount, so Jenner, his girlfriend, Amber, her sister, Sophie, and their co-worker, Bridgette, head out for a weekend of fun. An old base just off the island, supposedly shut down in the ’70’s used to experiment on sharks, but don’t worry, resort owner, Les, has lived there his entire life and has never seen a shark. But a dead shark, with a big chunk bitten out of it, found on shore turns out to not be entirely dead when it eats Jenner.
Something odd is happening in the small town of Centerville, indeed around the world. News reports that the Earth has been pulled off it’s axis due to polar fracking, and as the Centerville Sheriff Department investigate all the bizaare reports, the dead are rising from their graves.
Phillip and his flamboyant friends are gathered at a cabin on a beach, near the Pink Lagoon, to celebrate his birthday. Meanwhile, a nearby chemical plant is suspected of contaminating the mosquitos/flies in the swamp and causing a dangerous virus outbreak. Philip and his friends must face this menace as those affected by this virus shamble on their beach and attack them.