Deadlines: News roundup 7/28/09

Posted by Cory Casciato On July - 28 - 2009


A daily roundup of all the undead news that shambles into view… Bookmark the home page or add the feed to your RSS reader for your daily dose of walking dead. Got news tips? E-mail me at cory.casciato[AT]

I’m always up for new ideas in the zombie mythos, so this upcoming novel Dead Sexy, about a mortician who gets embroiled in a seamy underworld of for-profit raising the dead, has me intrigued. (io9)

According to this blog and a little Google translation, REC 2 is officially done. (Blog de Jaume Balagueró)

Got Blu-ray? Like Night of the Creeps? Well you’ll be happy to hear that the flick is making it to that format, too. has the specs and details. (

Punk rock and zombies have been a great match since 1985’s Return of the Living Dead, and that match is commemorated in the upcoming Punk entry in Sideshow Collectibles The Dead line. (Dread Central)

If you love killing zombies and ’80s music, you are going to be tickled pink to hear that Depeche Mode is making a cameo appearance in Left 4 Dead 2. They’ll be on a T-shirt and possibly more. (Kotaku)

If you get your kicks killing Nazi zombies in Call of Duty: World at War, rejoice in the news that a fourth zombiecentric level, called “Der Riese,” is inbound. (Dread Central)

Finally, this is the last news post you will see for a while. My beloved has convinced me to take a vacation and there won’t be any computers or Internets to update where we’re going. I’m going to try to have scheduled content updates for every day I am gone, but news doesn’t work that way, obviously. So don’t sweat it when you see there’s no news — the regularly scheduled daily wrap-up will return when I return in one week.

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