Ryan Murphy, a debutant nominee for an Oscar for his role in "Oppenheimer," discussed his career in theater and film.

 He reminisced about the zombie film genre, noting that he didn't watch George A. Romero's "Night of the Living Dead" series during the pandemic.

The film primarily focuses on a pandemic, with frequent allusions to the film during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 Murphy's admiration for Boyle's works, such as "Shallow Grave" and "Trainspotting," influenced his desire to watch "28 Days Later."

 He expressed gratitude for his collaboration with Brendan Gleeson, who he admired for his kindness and kindness.

They filmed two alternate endings for the movie: one where Jim remains alive and another where he perishes.

Murphy expressed his preference for the "optimistic" option, expressing disregard for the male character.

It was discussed whether or not there would be a sequel to the film, and both Boyle and Garland would be returning for the sequel.