‘Dead 7’ TV film cast has Backstreet Boys, ‘N Sync pedigree

Nick Carter
FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2015 file photo, Nick Carter arrives at the "Backstreet Boys: Show 'Em What You're Made Of" premiere at the Arclight Cinemas - Cinerama Dome, in Los Angeles. Backstreet Boys Carter, A.J. McLean and Howie Dorough will star in the Syfy channel's "Dead 7," along with Joey Fatone of 'N Sync fame. "Dead 7," which Carter is also producing and co-writing, is scheduled to air in 2016, the Syfy channel said Tuesday, July 14, 2015. (Photo by Rob Latour/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A zombie TV movie is bringing together members of two boy bands.

Backstreet Boys Nick Carter, A.J. McLean and Howie Dorough will star in the Syfy channel’s “Dead 7,” along with Joey Fatone of ‘N Sync fame.

Movie production company The Asylum said the post-apocalyptic drama follows ragtag gunslingers trying to free a town of a zombie plague.

Carter is also producing and co-writing the film, and his wife, Lauren Kitt Carter, will join him as part of the cast.

“Dead 7” is scheduled to air in 2016, the Syfy channel said Tuesday.

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