A daily roundup of all the undead news that shambles into view… Bookmark the home page or add the RSS feed to your reader for your daily dose of walking dead. Got news tips? E-mail me at cory.casciato[AT]gmail.com.
Go behind the scenes of The Walking Dead for a look at the zombies in the video blog “Zombie School,” embedded below for your viewing pleasure. (AMCTV)
Genre vet Michael Rooker (Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, too many other roles to list, probably best known for his role as Svenning in Mallrats) has joined the cast of The Walking Dead as Merle, presumably a new (or renamed?) character. (Dread Central)
And there’s a new zombie image from The Walking Dead, as well. (Bloody Disgusting)
The femme-zombie film Doghouse is now available from IFC’s VOD service. There’s a new trailer for it embedded below. (Horror Squad)
My favorite horror-rocker/T-shirt designer/zombie comic Eric Weiss (aka Zombie!) is now delving into video games. The Zombie! game will feature “9 songs from the debut CD, artwork by Dave Cook and Corefolio, 3 horrific FPS levels, plenty of violence, blood, guts, and fun!” he promises. There’s a trailer after the break, and hopefully more info to come.
In the upcoming film Wake Wood, a couple bring their daughter back from the dead via a pagan ritual, but trouble arises when they don’t want to let her die again when their allotted time is up. (28 Days Later Analysis)
There’s a new promo zombie image for Night of the Living Dead: Origins, the animated prequel/reboot of NotLD. (Bloody Disgusting)
Finally, thanks to Andre Hernandez for sending a news tip!
The Walking Dead Zombie School webisode
Doghouse VOD trailer
Zombie! game trailer