Army of the Dead: What Happens to Geeta?


- Advertisment -

As you might expect from a dark and twisty zombie thriller, most of the characters in Netflix’s Army of the Dead don’t make it out of their zombie-infested heist alive. Among the last ones standing is Geeta (played by Huma Qureshi), who joins up with the team in Vegas. She’s among the crew that manages to get into a helicopter, but when things go south at the last moment, she dies — or does she?

The cardinal rule of most sci-fi and fantasy is: don’t trust a death without a body. Geeta is killed when the team’s escape helicopter crashes after being caught in the shockwave from a nuclear explosion. It appears, at least initially, that Geeta’s friend Kate is the sole survivor. Geeta and pilot Peters are both killed, and Kate’s father, Ward, was mid-zombie transformation during the crash and is killed by Kate before the transformation completes. But, crucially, we never actually see Geeta’s body. Her death is implied by the destruction of the helicopter and Kate’s apparent anguish as she looks at the wreckage.

It’s certainly possible that the movie was trying to imply that Geeta might have somehow secretly survived the crash, but there’s also a much more mundane explanation for why we never see Geeta’s body. In the final helicopter sequence, Geeta is in the front passenger seat, next to where Peters is piloting the chopper. In the original filming, Peters was played by Chris D’Elia, but following numerous allegations of sexual misconduct against him, he was removed from the movie in post-production, with Tig Notaro stepping in and reshooting Peters’s scenes.

Because Notaro filmed her scenes as Peters during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, reshoots with castmates were impossible; instead, her scenes with other characters are all the product of detailed digital compositing. The simplest explanation for Geeta’s death not being shown is that she’s physically too close to Peters and it was simply too difficult to digitally replace D’Elia with Notaro in those scenes. It’s not nearly as exciting an explanation, but given what we know about the making of the movie, it’s also the most likely one.

Disclaimer: This article is for informational purposes only. It is not a direct offer or solicitation of an offer to buy or sell, or a recommendation or endorsement of any products, services, or companies. does not provide investment, tax, legal, or accounting advice. Neither the company nor the author is responsible, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any content, goods or services mentioned in this article.

Owen May
Owen May is the editor-in-chief of AllStocksNews. He has a master's in economics and you will find him covering various topics.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisment -

Latest News

Biden’s plan to tackle far-right terrorism is sane and thorough, so expect a Tucker meltdown

There were concerns about what shape such a strategy might take when the president announced it in January immediately...

Michael Saylor Clarifies His Company’s Bitcoin Strategy On US’s National TV

The dedication MicroStrategy’s CEO puts into Bitcoin raises questions even in the crypto sphere. Imagine how people in the...

Cobra Kai: Who Is Terry Silver?

As we eagerly await the arrival of Cobra Kai's fourth season on Netflix (fingers crossed for later this year!),...

Top Alternatives to Xero –

Xero is a popular business accounting software known for its extensive feature set, user-friendly platform and mobile-friendly design.What features...

How a Trump ally rode Trump’s election fraud lie to political prominence

“The hard-core base — Mastriano’s playing to it,” said Carl Fogliani, a Republican strategist based in Pittsburgh. “He has...
- Advertisment -