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Love Death + Robots Vol. 3 Trailer & Episode Details Revealed


Netflix has dropped the official trailer for Love Death + Robots, the upcoming third installment of Tim Miller’s adult-animated anthology series, which will be available for streaming on May 20.

In addition, the streaming service has also finally released the first plot details, including the synopsis and creative team for each episode. One of the episodes hails from David Fincher, which is the acclaimed filmmaker’s first foray into animation directing.

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Three Robots: Exit Strategies

“The first direct sequel in Love, Death + Robots history – from the mind of acclaimed sci-fi novelist John Scalzi. The titular trio of droll droids returns to take a whirlwind tour studying post-apocalyptic human survival strategies before mankind was finally snuffed out.”

  • Director: Patrick Osborne
  • Writer: John Scalzi
  • Studio: Blow Studio

Bad Travelling

“A jable shark-hunting sailing vessel is attacked by a giant crustacean whose size and intelligence is matched only by its appetite. Mutiny, betrayal and ventriloquism with a corpse… welcome aboard the animation directing debut of David Fincher.”

  • Director: David Fincher
  • Writer: Andrew Kevin Walker, based on the short story by Neal Asher
  • Studio: Blur Studio

The Very Pulse Of The Machine

“When an exploratory expedition on the surface of the moon Io ends in disaster, an astronaut must trek to safety dragging the body of her co-pilot while using potentially mind-warping drugs to deal with the pain of her own injuries in this trippy tribute to comic book legend Moebius.”

  • Director: Emily Dean
  • Writer: Philip Gelatt, from a short story by Michael Swanwick
  • Studio: Polygon Pictures

Night of the Mini Dead

“The apocalypse is conceived – literally – in a graveyard in this biting zombie satire, which starts with some cheeky cemetery sex and accelerates into a walking dead invasion of everywhere – from downtown LA to the Vatican. It’s the end of the world as we gnaw it.”

  • Director(s): Robert Bisi, Andy Lyon
  • Writer: Robert Bisi & Andy Lyon, from a short story by Jeff Fowler & Tim Miller
  • Studio: BUCK

Kill Team Kill

“Young, dumb and full of… blood, lots and lots of blood, a ‘roid-raging, adrenaline-fuelled force of US soldiers faces a foe unlike any they have faced before, the result of a CIA experiment that gets really fucking Grizzly. From the director of Kung Fu Panda 2.”

  • Director: Jennifer Yuh Nelson
  • Writer: Philip Gelatt, from a short story by Justin Coates
  • Studio: Titmouse, Inc.

Swarm

“A story of fear, sex and philosophy on the farthest frontier, as two post-human scientists study an apparently mindless insectoid-race. Tim Miller writes and directs the first ever screen adaptation of the work from renowned Cyberpunk author Bruce Sterling.”

  • Director: Tim Miller
  • Writer: Tim Miller, based on the short story by Bruce Sterling
  • Studio: Blur Studio

Mason’s Rats

“You know you have a pest control problem when they start to shoot back. The ratpocalypse comes to Scotland, as a grumpy farmer takes drastic steps to deal with an invasion of hyper-evolved rodents. Exterminator: Judgment Day.”

  • Director: Carlos Stevens
  • Writer: Joe Abercrombie, based on the short story by Neal Asher
  • Studio: Axis Studios

In Vaulted Halls Entombed

“Deep in the mountains of Afghanistan, a squad of Special Forces soldiers has the dangerous job of recovering a hostage held by terrorists. But the real evil they must confront is an elder god of ancient and terrifying power.”

  • Director: Jerome Chen
  • Writer: Philip Gelatt, based on a short story by Alan Baxter
  • Studio: Sony Pictures Imageworks

Jibaro

“Fantasy and greed combine in this re-imagining of the traditional folktale of a siren whose song lures men to their doom. But her sorcery fails to work on the deaf knight, Jibaro, and the Golden Woman becomes fascinated by him. Thus begins a deadly dance of two predators.”

  • Director: Alberto Mielgo
  • Writer: Alberto Mielgo
  • Studio: Pinkman.tv

A re-imagining of the 1981 animated sci-fi film Heavy Metal, this Emmy-winning adult animated series is aimed towards adults with stories that go across every genre from science fiction, comedy, fantasy, and horror.

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Love Death + Robots has been in development since the late 2000s. Executive producers are David Fincher (Mindhunter) and Tim Miller (Deadpool), along with Jennifer Miller and Joshua Donen.