Deadlines: News roundup 5/19/09

Posted by Cory Casciato On May - 19 - 2009

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A daily roundup of all the undead news that shambles into view… Got news tips? E-mail me at cory.casciato[AT]gmail.com.

First I’ve heard of it, but word is post-production wrapped at the end of April on The Dead Matter, a “supernatural thriller inspired by EC Comics, Creepshow, and Hammer Films” that stars Tom Savini and  a bunch of character actors. The trailer’s got some autopsied corpses walking around, a seance, maybe some vampires — looks like fun, in other words. After the break, I’ve got the trailer for you. (Horror-Movies.ca)

As the original poster over at Kotaku pointed out, the biggest surprise about the clip of Rock Band 2 that shows the characters of Left 4 Dead playing the ultimately appropriate “Pretend We’re Dead” by L7 is that it took this long for it to exist. Enjoy it after the break and kudos to the person who created it! (Kotaku)

Speaking of Left 4 Dead, the official blog subtly suggests you might be interested in voting for it in the 27th annual Golden Joystick awards, a suggestion I heartily endorse. (Left 4 Dead Official Blog)

It was news yesterday, but I foolishly forgot it, so please forgive me. Rob Sacchetto’s Zombie Daily blog, an art blog of the man’s zombie sketches (he did this lovely portrait of me, for example) resumed after a brief hiatus to finish his book called The Zombie Handbook: How to Identify the Living Dead and Survive the Coming Zombie Apocalypse (pre-order it here). Which presumably means the book is done, right? (Zombie Daily)

In non-zombie news, I wrote a review elsewhere of the ridiculous shark vs. octopus movie Mega Shark Versus Giant Octopus, if you like that sort of thing. And don’t forget, two clips after the break!

The Dead Matter trailer

Left 4 Dead plays L7 via Rock Band 2

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