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Deadlines: News roundup 12/10/10

Posted by Johnathon Brock On December - 10 - 2010

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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]gmail.com. Bookmark the home page or add the RSS feed to your reader for your daily dose of walking dead.

We’ve got the latest trailer for the upcoming Dead Space 2 after the break. It’s pretty much all game play footage and although a little unfinished it looks pretty amazing. Warning: Do not watch the trailer if you have motion sickness issues. The demo will also be available for download December 21. (Dread Central)

This one slipped my radar, but thanks to a random news feed we’ve got some info on Die2Nite, a free browser based MMO with over seven thousand players and counting. (Benzinga)

While some Baldwin brothers hold on to stardom, others don’t. Such is the case with Daniel Baldwin, who is starring in the upcoming zombie film Stripperland alongside Troma legend Lloyd Kaufman. (Wiz Bang Pop)

Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman gives yet another great interview regarding the series and sheds some more light on the rumors of Frank Darabont firing the writing staff. (Comic Book Resources)

The Writers Guild of America have nominated The Walking Dead for best new series in their awards ceremony and all of the head writers have been nominated as well. (Buy Zombie)

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Deadlines: News roundup 12/09/10

Posted by Johnathon Brock On December - 9 - 2010

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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]gmail.com. Bookmark the home page or add the RSS feed to your reader for your daily dose of walking dead.

Author John Green reads his zombie novella on this little video clip (after the break) for the Youtube Project for Awesome charity. (johngreenbooks.com)

There’s some nice crowd and town approval of the Humans vs Zombies filming that was recently filmed in Pittsburg, Texas. (Channel 7 KLTV)

Well, even though the movie is still in development hell, we’ve got a trailer for the 2011 comic release of the latest run of the supernatural (and zombie filled) series Death Walks the Streets. (FEARnet)

There’s no news, but there is a boatload of screen shots for the upcoming Resident Evil 3Ds. (Kotaku)

We got a nice little press release for the new web series Santa Preys For X-Mas, which has a lot of pretty famous tv and movie stars involved. It looks good and you can see the first episode after the break and decide for yourself. Also, follow the track to download two free songs from the show’s soundtrack.

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Deadlines: News roundup 12/08/10

Posted by Johnathon Brock On December - 9 - 2010

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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]gmail.com. Bookmark the home page or add the RSS feed to your reader for your daily dose of walking dead.

Rumors that actor Charlie Sheen would play a cameo as a zombie in season two of The Walking Dead have been debunked by producer Gale Anne Hurd. (Dread Central)

Andrew Lincoln, who plays our favorite sheriff Rick on The Walking Dead, sits down with Ain’t It Cool News to talk about the show in this lengthy interview. (Ain’t It Cool News)

The guys over at Epic Level Entertainment and Machinima.com have banded together to bring us Bite Me, a live action web series with a lot of promise. The first two episodes are after the break. (FEARnet)

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Deadlines: News roundup 12/07/10

Posted by Johnathon Brock On December - 7 - 2010

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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]gmail.com. Bookmark the home page or add the RSS feed to your reader for your daily dose of walking dead.

AMC (who probably felt bad about turning him into the most hated man on the show) put together a nice promotional interview for Jon Bernthal, who plays Shane on The Walking Dead. (AMC)

Actress Amber Heard, who played the girl who Jesse Eisenberg had a crush on until he had to beat her with a toilet lid in Zombieland, recently came out at a GLAAD event she attended with her girlfriend. Good for her. (Fort Worth Weekly)

The official Walking Dead season one ratings have been ranked, and it’s now carries the highest seasonal ratings average in basic cable television since 1993. Basically it’s spread faster than an actual zombie outbreak would. (Dread Central)

I love when science meets science fiction. Popular Mechanics recently penned a great article on the facts of the head shot, from the special effects of The Walking Dead to the actual science behind them. (Popular Mechanics)

In late breaking news, actor Charlie Sheen is confirmed to play a zombie in season two of The Walking Dead. The rumor was confirmed by his representatives. (socyberty.com)

Deadlines: News roundup 12/06/10

Posted by Johnathon Brock On December - 6 - 2010

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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]gmail.com. Bookmark the home page or add the RSS feed to your reader for your daily dose of walking dead.

Sadly, The Walking Dead is gone until sometime next year, but that didn’t stop us from gathering one of the biggest news stockpiles we’ve ever had about the show. So let’s get started.All videos are after the break.

We’ve got a nice preview of  Dead Rising Mobile, which will be hitting the smart phone market very soon. (Touch Arcade)

There’s a nice little zombie comedy (or zombedy if you feel spontaneous) called Harold’s Going Stiff and we’ve got the trailer. (Bloody Disgusting)

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Deadlines: News roundup 12/03/10

Posted by Johnathon Brock On December - 3 - 2010

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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]gmail.com. Bookmark the home page or add the RSS feed to your reader for your daily dose of walking dead.

There’s an unusually large amount of The Walking Dead news today in anticipation for the season finale this Sunday, so we’ll jump into that first.

Horror legend and zombie master Tom Savini is back to his old tricks with his latest movie Corpsing which is gearing up for production. (Fangoria)

Todd Mansley talks about The Survival Guide, his theater project that’s said to terrify the residents of Joplin, Missouri starting December 3. (The Chart Online)

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Deadlines: News roundup 12/02/10

Posted by Johnathon Brock On December - 2 - 2010

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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]gmail.com. Bookmark the home page or add the RSS feed to your reader for your daily dose of walking dead.

There’s an official first trailer (after the break) and some great info for the new movie Zombiefied. (Dread Central)

Forget Warcraft, there’s some great information, along with some teaser concept art, of the new zombie MMO from the folks over at Undead Labs. I, for one, am really excited about this project. (VGrevolution)

We’ve got the trailer for Deadheads, a bromance meets zombie apocalypse horror/comedy film that’s coming out soon. (Bloody Disgusting)

Here’s a copy of the official press release and even more great production stills for the upcoming Civil War documentary (if only that were true…) Exit Humanity. (Buy Zombie)

If you’re old like me, you remember the keychain computer pet craze of the ’90s. Well now you can relive it with a twist using Zombigotchi, a neat little game available for the iPhone and iPad. There’s gameplay footage after the break. Just don’t forget to feed it! (Buy Zombie)

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Deadlines: News roundup 12/01/10

Posted by Johnathon Brock On December - 1 - 2010

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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]gmail.com. Bookmark the home page or add the RSS feed to your reader for your daily dose of walking dead.

Frank Darabont ruffled quite a few feathers last night when he reportedly fired all of the principal writers, including his second in command, on The Walking Dead. Season 2 is still confirmed, but this will obviously complicate, and possibly delay, the second season. (Deadline Hollywood)

In some better Walking Dead news, horror distribution moguls Anchor Bay have nabbed the DVD/Blu-ray distribution rights for the show’s first season, so more than likely it will be loaded with amazing extras. (Dread Central)

Speaking of The Walking Dead, here’s a few more behind the scenes pictures from the upcoming season finale. (Dread Central)

I have no idea who the Dr. Smith Band is or where they came from, but they’ve made one of the best zombie music videos of all time (video after the break) which is aptly named “Zombie Bitches Kickin Peoples Ass.” (Horror Year Book)

We’ve got some more behind the scenes filming and production news on the upcoming movie Humans vs. Zombies, or HvZ. (Daily Tribune)

If you love American history, and the undead, then you’ll love Exit Humanity, a new zombie movie in post production that takes place during the American Civil War. Follow the link for some set pictures. (Quiet Earth)

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Deadlines: News roundup 11/30/10

Posted by Johnathon Brock On November - 30 - 2010

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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]gmail.com. Bookmark the home page or add the RSS feed to your reader for your daily dose of walking dead.

Actress Laurie Holden talks a little more about playing Andrea on The Walking Dead and her take on horror movies. (Fangoria)

Local indie zombie movie Experiment 519 is premiering tonight at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville, Arkansas. We’ve got the trailer after the break. (Fayetteville Flyer)

Zombie author Thom Carnell gives a lengthy interview about his latest book No Flesh Shall Be Spared. (Dread Central)

We’ve got all of the gory details of the December 21 DVD release of The Horde, which if you listen to the podcast you’ll know we’re excited for. (Dread Central)

Here’s the inside scoop along with a cache of screenshots of the new expansion for Dead Rising 2: Case West. (Buy Zombie)

Okay, so this might possibly be the worst, or best zombie movie ever made, depending on your tolerance for over the top racism, nudity, and graphic violence. It’s called Race War, and unfortunately there’s a trailer after the break. (Dread Central)

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Deadlines: News roundup 11/29/10

Posted by Johnathon Brock On November - 29 - 2010

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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]gmail.com. Bookmark the home page or add the RSS feed to your reader for your daily dose of walking dead.

Welcome back zombie lovers! I hope your stomachs are full of the decaying flesh of undead turkeys…

It was a powerhouse weekend for both The Walking Dead and zombie news in general, so first we’ll get started with our favorite zombie apocalypse television show.

Filming has started in Pittsburgh on HumansVsZombies, a movie based on the live action reality game. (The Daily Tribune)

Colin director Marc Price gives an interview about making his seventy five dollar film which is taking the world by storm. (Horrornews.net)

The creative minds behind the pure awesome that is Zombieland talk about possible cameo appearances they want in the sequel, and you won’t believe who they’ve got in mind. (Examiner)

Sibling duo Zane Grant and actress Brea Grant talk about their comic book We Will Bury You, an alternate history of a zombie filled New York in the roaring ’20s. (Fangoria)

Actress Kristina Klebe talks about filming 2012: Apocalypse of the Dead under some pretty harsh environments. (Fangoria)

Here’s the teaser trailer for German made movie Zombies from Outer Space, a 50’s style sci-fi film about undead aliens that may or may not actually include zombies. (Dread Central)

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