Deadlines: News roundup 6/9/10

Posted by Cory Casciato On June - 9 - 2010


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]

Go on set of AMC’s The Walking Dead for a chat with director Frank Darabont. Inspirations, actors and shooting conditions are among the topics discussed. (AMCTV)

New (I think, new to me anyway) trailer  embedded below for the performance-enhancing drug created zombie movie Devil’s Playground. (Zombie Command)

Author James Dempsey talks about his zombie fairy tale Zakary’s Zombies, a novel about a developmentally damaged young man who cultivates a relationship with a pair of zombies living in his basement. (Worcester Telegram & Gazette)

The world is desperately in need of a full-blown zombie apocalypse musical, so I’m glad to hear someone is working on exactly that. You can see the trailer/promo work embedded below, but you should go to YouTube and “Like” it to help the creator win a contest and make the proposal a real thing. (A World on Fire)

Aspiring zombie authors, your lucky day has arrived. Zombie Nation Publishing is a new publishing house dedicated to the undead. (The Daily Loaf)

You’ll find a new trailer embedded below for upcoming PS3 downloadable twin-stick zombie shooter Dead Nation. (Kotaku)

In the novel Shakespeare Undead, the Bard is a vampire who has to protect London from the zombie menace. (The Zombie Nation)

Mainstream media reports on a Boston zombie walk. (

If you’re looking for some discussion of the various types of zombies and the whys, hows and wherefores of the undead, look no further. (Morphine Nation)

Devil’s Playground trailer

Zombie musical promo

Dead Nation trailer

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