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Nicholas Hoult of About A Boy and Skins (The UK version) was just cast to play the lead in Warm Bodies, about a zombie who falls in love with his most recent victim’s girlfriend. (The Wrap)
Bong of the Dead director Thomas Newman chimes in about his recent firing from his job at Best Buy and how it won’t affect the distribution of his film. If that’s not indie film making at it’s finest, I don’t know what is. (Wire Service Canada)
Jonah Hill is stepping behind the camera to direct the upcoming movie The Kitchen Sink, about a Zombie, Vampire, and Human who team up to save their high school from invading aliens. (indieWIRE)
The Animation Picture Company (original…) has bought the rights to Zombie Pet Shop about a lovable dog who has to save his zombified critter pals. No word on if this one is for the kids or the grown ups yet, but it’ll probably be in 3D. (Buy Zombie)