Deadlines: News roundup 10/27/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On October - 27 - 2011


A daily roundup of all the undead news that shambles into view… News post by Johnathon Brock and Cory Casciato. Got news tips? E-mail them to cory.casciato[AT] Bookmark the home page or add the RSS feed to your reader for your daily dose of walking dead.

Thomas Smith, the founder of Fighting Owl Films, dropped us a line to let us know that his latest movie The Night Shift, a family friendly supernatural (and zombie filled) adventure now has DVD distribution.

Thomas Newman speaks about his film Bong of the Dead and how due to internet piracy he’s decided to use the web to his advantage by releasing a special edition of the movie online. (Wire Service Canada)

Corey “Lost Boys” Feldman will star as Kalfu, the God of Malevolence in the low budget thriller The Zombie King. No word yet as to whether or not Corey Haim will play a zombie… (This Is Somerset)

The team that brought us that AMAZING Left 4 Dead fan film earlier this year is seeking funding to make a full feature film. As it’s copyrighted material, all funding will go towards the film itself and it will be made free once released. Smart move guys, and good luck! (Buy Zombie)

So the Evil Dead sequel that’s actually a reboot and written by someone who has NO BUSINESS writing horror is going to be about a drug intervention and apparently a kid will just “read the book of the dead” because kids know how to read ancient forgotten text. I hope Bruce Campbell can save this movie. (Bloody Disgusting)

After the break, see The Walking Dead showrunner and special effects wizard Greg Nicotero give us some helpful hints on quality makeup effects this Halloween. (Buy Zombie)

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