Deadlines: News roundup 02/01/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On February - 1 - 2011ADD COMMENTS

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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.

After the break we’ve got a nice video of the upcoming First Strike DLC for Call of Duty: Black Ops which features some updated zombie modes. (Computer and Video Games)

We’ve also got a behind the scenes trailer for Night of the Little Dead, a zombie short film featuring Adam Savage, Penn Jillette, and Bill Moseley. (boingboing)

Dead Space co-creator Ian Milham recently spoke about the move to make a Dead Space movie and how it would stay true to the source material. Don’t screw this up Hollywood. (Kotaku)

Want to make sure your kids never sleep again? Get them a copy of Z is for Zombie and teach them the ABCs in style. (io9)

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Deadlines: News roundup 01/31/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On January - 31 - 2011ADD COMMENTS

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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.

Overkill Entertainment is planning the Ohio Zombie Apocalypse in which you will be able to participate in a staged zombie outbreak similar to the successful event held in Atlanta last year. No word on dates yet, but they’re currently accepting staff applications. (We Zombie)

Dan Drezner wrote a book called Theories of International Politics and Zombies based off of his foreign policy paper. If you’re a fan of politics it’s a really good read and makes some good points in the style of Colbert or Stewart. (Examiner)

Remember that nurse/gang leader from The Walking Dead who has done a LOT of television in his career? Well he talked about being on the show on a podcast recently. (Movie Viral)

Plants vs Zombies is officially coming out for the PS3 with a scheduled release of February 3. (Buy Zombie)

Just a reminder that Friday, February 4 is “tweet like a zombie day” in honor of the birthday of one mister George Romero. (FEARnet)

Zombie Day is about as low budget as you can get because it was made by middle school kids. It’s got two trailers and ninjas, though, so we’re gonna allow it and show you those trailers after the break. (Buy Zombie)

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Deadlines: News roundup 01/28/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On January - 28 - 20111 COMMENT

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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 a few screenshots for Zombie Attack! Second Wave, which is coming to the Windows 7 mobile phone devices after a successful debut on the iPhone. (Mobile Tech Review)

A former City of Heroes higher up is working on a new as yet unnamed “zombie MMO FPS” game… OMG? (The Zombie Rights Campaign Blog)

UPDATE: Apparently everyone loved the RE-KILL trailer that made it’s debut this week, because After Dark films has pulled it from its film festival premiere tonight in hopes of a wider theatrical release. (Fangoria)

The Becoming: Outbreak by Jessica Meigs would just be another novel in the mountain of zombie fiction, but there’s a catch. She wrote the entire thing over the course of two years, on nothing but Blackberry mobile phones. (Buy Zombie)

Teen angst is finally hitting the networks as CW, who brought us Smallville (which I honestly still watch, I’m sorry) recently picked up Awakenings, a teen drama about a zombie apocalypse aimed at the young female crowd. (Deadline)

I’m officially excited Pride and Prejudice and Zombies again! After David O. Russel and Mike White left, Lionsgate is now turning to Christopher Smith, a director with actual horror credentials, to direct the movie. Let’s hope it pans out this time around. (Quiet Earth)

Deadlines: News roundup 01/27/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On January - 28 - 20111 COMMENT

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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 a cool video clip (that we can’t embed…sorry) of local townspeople being zombified through the magic of special effects for the upcoming indie film Buck Wild. (Victoria Advocate)

There are some nice teaser images for Marvel’s latest entry into the zombie comic book line they’ve grown so well since it began in Ultimate Fantastic Four (Yes, I am a comic book nerd that was there for the Marvel zombies debut from the start). This newest collection will be called Marvel Zombies Supreme. (Dread Central)

There’s a few minor details and a short little location scouting video for the upcoming independent production Invasion of the Not Quite Dead. (Buy Zombie)

If you speak Russian, we’d love some assistance translating this trailer for an upcoming foreign zombie film called Project Panacea. (Buy Zombie)

Another movie that slipped by me until recently is RE-KILL which centers around a reality television show that follows a zombie cleanup swat team in the aftermath of the zombie apocalypse. Check out the trailer after the break. (Quiet Earth)

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Deadlines: News roundup 01/26/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On January - 26 - 2011ADD COMMENTS

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In the wake of the recent Pride and Prejudice and Zombies news, former director possibility David O. Russell decided to speak up as to why he turned down the project in the first place. (Wall Street Journal)

If you’re a fan of the insanely popular game Minecraft, then you obviously hate zombies and the problems they cause. This handy, printable little zombie survival guide might help keep you prepared for your own zombie apocalypse, block by block. (Geekosystem)

I Love Zombie is an insane little Tamagotchi-esque game just released in Japan. (No word yet on an American release.) After the break, check out the trailer and a short little video of what will probably become a popular meme, the “zombie dance”. (The Average Gamer)

Ilari Kuittinen, CEO of Housemarque games, gives a nice interview about the success of Dead Nation on the PS3 this past December. (Casual Gaming)

Walking Dead producer Gale Anne Hurd (who’s quickly becoming my favorite source for news on the show) recently gave an interview about the series, and why it worked. (Hollywood Reporter)

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Deadlines: News roundup 01/25/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On January - 25 - 20111 COMMENT

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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.

If you live in the Des Moines area and want to help fund the Orpheum Theater and support charity, then you should check out the annual Marshalltown Zombie Walk which is hoping for a permanent move to the theater. (Examiner)

Former Guns N Roses guitarist Slash has started Slasher Films in an effort to be more like Rob Zombie, I guess. One of the first movies in his bullpen is The Other Kingdom which will feature zombie goodness and what I can only hope will be an awesome soundtrack, if Axl Rose doesn’t sue. (Belfast Telegraph)

If you love zombies and have a kid, then these ZOMBIEZOO toys might be right up your alley. Check out the trailer after the break. (Dread Central)

After the break I’ve got a little video that does a good job of explaining the rising phenomenon that is Humans vs Zombies.

Also I just wanted to remind everyone that Dead Space 2 drops today so you better go buy it or I won’t be your friend anymore.

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Deadlines: News roundup 01/24/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On January - 24 - 20114 COMMENTS

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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 an update on the police raid that took place when Australian director Richard Wolstencroft held a private screening of banned Bruce LaBruce film LA Zombie last year. (Sydney Morning Herald)

The Zombie Farm news continues to pour in and we’ve just learned that the film will be available from most cable providers video on demand services February 11 before its official March 8 DVD release date. (28 Days Later Analysis)

After a dry spell and what seems like an eternity in development hell, it looks like the undisputed classic The Evil Dead is still on track for a remake, as the crew is looking at a new script this month. (Dread Central)

There’s a lengthy trailer after the break for Johnny Caronte Zombie Detective, a new comic book series. (Buy Zombie)

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Deadlines: News roundup 01/21/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On January - 21 - 20111 COMMENT

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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.

Actor Jeffrey DeMunn, who plays Dale on The Walking Dead, is taking a short break between seasons to have a turn as Willy Loman in Death of a Salesman at the Old Globe Theater. No word yet as to whether or not the script calls for a zombie apocalypse. (Sign On San Diego)

Telltale games won’t disclose the property, but they’ve said in a recent interview that they are working on a game “based on a just-launched property from the TV and comic book world whose popularity is changing life as some know it.” So let’s just say they’re making The Walking Dead into a video game and call it a day. (Kotaku)

Zombies will invade Bollywood in the new film Shaadi of the Dead. Shaadi translates to “wedding”. I’m cautiously optimistic about a zombie dance number, but it worked for Thriller, so who knows? (Fangoria)

Yesterday we gave you the trailer for The Zombie Farm, and today we’ve got the DVD cover art and a few more details. (Dread Central)

Because I like to end the week with a nice little video, (after the break) you can enjoy this clip from the upcoming comic book Hardy Boys Crawling With Zombies. That’s right, a zombie Hardy Boys adventure comic. The world is a just and right place. (Buy Zombie)

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Deadlines: News roundup 01/20/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On January - 20 - 20112 COMMENTS

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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.

I don’t know what to make of this video. It’s some kind of active reality game that uses motion control to put you standing outside of a holding tank full of zombies, locked into some kind of staring contest. I’m assuming it’s a tech demo of some kind, but it looks very cool and I’d love to see a practical application. (Randommization)

Well it looks like Pride and Prejudice and Zombies just went back into development hell. Mike White has reportedly stepped off the project due to previous obligations with HBO. I honestly can’t say I’m sad to hear the news as I felt that Mike White wasn’t right to direct the film, but I’m sad that the movie is once again on hiatus. (Deadline)

I stumbled upon this weird little trailer (after the break) for The Zombie Farm, which looks like a cross between horror, mad science, and government conspiracy. You be the judge. (Buy Zombie)

I’ve got some game play footage for Dead Space on the iPhone, and it honestly looks very well done. I’ll probably pick this up at some point. (Kotaku)

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Deadlines: News roundup 01/19/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On January - 19 - 2011ADD COMMENTS

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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.

In anticipation for the launch of Dead Space 2 there’s a lot of good news and videos (after the break) today.

Just a quick reminder that the fun retro zombie game Bitejacker goes on sale tomorrow. (Mash Those Buttons)

The Nintendo 3DS may be ridiculously overpriced at $250, but soon you’ll be able to play Plants vs. Zombies on your regular old Nintendo DS/DSi for just $19.99. (Buy Zombie)

It may be a bit dated a this point, but due to Valve being awesome, they’ve patched Left 4 Dead on the Xbox 360 and the multiplayer is better than ever. (Left 4 Dead Official Blog)

We’ve got some more testing videos from Zombie Park Zoo. In the latest we see what the undead animals will look like and how they will move around. (Buy Zombie)

Kirkman talks about The Walking Dead comic book series, and how it took off from it’s original launch and became the monthly (most of the time…) success it is today. (Publishers Weekly)

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