Deadlines: News roundup 04/19/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On April - 19 - 2011

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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.

For you comic book fans we’ve got a nice preview from the upcoming title ’68 which combines zombies and the Vietnam War. (USA Today)

I really hope this movie gets made. It’s called COOTIES and it’s about a zombie outbreak at a primary school. That should be enough to get any investor on board. (Ain’t It Cool News)

Dread Central scores again with another interview with a cast member from The Walking Dead. This time they got the inside scoop from the short lived but beloved Jacqui played by Jeryl Prescott. (Dread Central)

Here’s two more hilarious production photos from the upcoming film Dylan Dog. (Fangoria)

Less than 24 hours after being officially signed as the director of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Craig Gillespie already has something to say about the project. (Dread Central)

Deadlines: News roundup 04/18/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On April - 18 - 2011

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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 lot of great videos today so I’m just going to point out now that all video content is listed after the break. Now on to business…

There’s a great write up of a Humans vs Zombies game that went on between Tulane and Loyola which ended this past weekend. (The Hullabaloo)

After the success the crew of the Humans vs Zombies movie had shooting in Pittsburg, Texas one formerly local film producer  has set her sights on the city to shoot her own zombie movie. (Daily Tribune)

Here’s the first set of teaser images from the upcoming flick Cockneys vs Zombies. (io9)

Although I have no idea how this relates to the game at all, here’s a pretty interesting interview with the actor who played the father in that very emotional trailer for the upcoming game Dead Island. (Fangoria)

and now to those videos I promised…

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Deadlines: News roundup 04/11/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On April - 11 - 2011

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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.

Alright buckle up because it was a HUGE news weekend for the undead…

When I saw a fake clip for When Harry Met Sally 2 online last Friday, my first thought was “What is this doing on all of the horror news sites?” After I watched it, I realized it was one of the greatest fake trailers I’ve ever seen. Check it out after the break. (Deadline)

There’s some great interviews that came out from the cast of The Walking Dead.

Local campus games of Humans vs Zombies were popular this week as well.

The crew over at Deep Silver just announced a ton of information for their upcoming game Dead Island. There’s pictures, level information, and much, much more. (Dread Central)

If you’re living in some rental flats in Sutton, UK then you’ve got a good chance to be an extra in the upcoming movie Cockneys vs Zombies. (net-lettings.co.uk)

Check out these teaser images for the new comic book mini series Zombies vs Robots: UnderCity from IDW which will pick up where their Infestation crossover ends. (io9)

Sad news as another comic book movie looks to be dying prematurely. Zach Galifianakis has dropped out of the Dark Horse adaptation of R.I.P.D. which centers around an undead police department. Ryan Reynolds is still tentatively attached to the project, but recent rumors about a new director for the Deadpool movie and a Green Lantern sequel will undoubtedly pull him off as well. (Dread Central)

Here’s the pricing information and schedule for the first annual Zombie Prom in Chicago this year. (Buy Zombie)

After the break, watch Brandon Routh explain the rules of undead maintenance to Sam Huntington in this new Dylan Dog clip. (io9)

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Deadlines: News roundup 03/31/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On March - 31 - 2011

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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.

It looks like Brad Pitt’s baby World War Z might have a chance despite the agreement to a PG-13 rating. Skydance Productions is looking to take up the budgetary slack that Paramount doesn’t want to pay for. (Screen Crave)

Someone has gotten their hands on the first playable demo of Dead Island and after reading this (spoiler filled) amazing and lengthy review it looks to be everything we have been hoping for. (Digital Spy)

For all of you UK zombie fanatics the Leeds Zombie Film Festival will take place April 24. (Digital Spy)

We’ve got some more details about Zombie Pet Shop, an animated film currently in production. It’s looking like it’s going to be an all ages appropriate setting. (UCLA Daily Bruin)

Here’s a nice write up and some behind the scenes details on how the over the top gore is achieved for Re-Animator: The Musical. (io9)

There’s a new one sheet poster out for the upcoming film Humans vs. Zombies. (Dread Central)

After the break, check out this epic teaser trailer for the recently reported Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City. It looks fantastic, and I’ll see you all on Xbox Live when it launches. (Kotaku)

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Deadlines: News roundup 03/28/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On March - 28 - 2011

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Two Miami locals are bringing some great home made zombie video goodness to the web with the Zombiecast. (Miami New Times)

Even more details have been released for the upcoming game Dead Island. I hope it’s good, because right now it looks like a mash up of every zombie game ever made. (Game Rant)

They’re re-making the spectacularly crappy Plan 9 from Outer Space and if you live in Virginia they’re casting zombie extras. (On Location Vacations)

WiiWare is releasing what I can only guess is a zombie game based around the Playstation 2 Grand Theft Auto driving engine. It looks pretty terrible, but if you want to check it out for yourself it’s called Zombii Attack. (Dread Central)

Now for a REAL video game, check out the details for the upcoming Resident Evil: Raccoon City due out this Winter. It’s a third person shooter wherein you get to play an Umbrella security guard watching the events from Resident Evil 2 (the best in the series) unfold right before your eyes. (Kotaku)

We found an awesome interview with Melissa McBride, who played the wife beaten, husband decapitating Carol on The Walking Dead. (Dread Central)

After the break we’ve got the latest TV spots for Dylan Dog: Dead of Night. It looks like it’s going to be a nice blend of action and camp, which is the perfect format for Brandon Routh.

Also, Jon Dixon sent us the latest episode from his zombie webseries …And Then Everything Changed. Check it out after the break and be sure to check out his site for the previous episodes.

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Deadlines: News roundup 03/25/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On March - 25 - 2011

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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.

Outbreak! Zombies is a cool little game on the Droid marketplace which uses your geographical location to help you fight off the zombie horde. (Droid Gamers)

Steven Schlozman, author of The Zombie Autopsies: Secret Notebooks From the Apocalypse, talks about why we love zombie culture in a piece tailor made to finally explain things to your Grandmother. (USA Today)

We’ve got a few new screen shots from the upcoming movie, I mean video game, Dead Island. (Dread Central)

After the break, check out the trailer for Amazing Zombie Defense, a tower defense type game wherein you fight wave after wave of the undead. It’s available for $2.99 for the PC. (Buy Zombie)

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Deadlines: News roundup 03/24/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On March - 24 - 2011

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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 been a tiny bit of new information released about the upcoming game Dead Island. The biggest piece of that news is that the family from the trailer will be in the game. (spong)

Either this is the same movie we reported about yesterday or a different movie is filming in Connecticut, but either way they’re going to be casting zombie extras. (Norwich Bulletin)

As if Stephen King writing an episode of The Walking Dead isn’t awesome enough, if the deal goes through he’ll be co-writing it with his equally talented son Joe Hill. (Dread Central)

Deadlines: News roundup 03/22/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On March - 22 - 2011

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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.

World War Z, the film based on the amazing book, is in trouble. Apparently even after agreeing to a PG-13 rating (ugh) Paramount still wants co-financiers to help with the 125 million dollar price tag. (io9)

Thanks to twitter, Sienna Guillory, the actress that played Jill Valentine in previous installments, has leaked some info as to the upcoming Resident Evil sequel. (Bloody Disgusting)

Apparently a zombie hanging from a tree is too much for the ESRB because the Dead Island logo has officially been censored in the US. (Kotaku)

Just a quick note that SyFy (I still hate that name) is planning to launch their made for TV epic Zombie Apocalypse in October, probably to hone in on The Walking Dead ratings. (TV Guide)

If you live in Pittsburgh and you need to know how to defend yourself from the zombie horde then good news! There’s a class that teaches just that. (Dormont Brookline Patch)

Wild Wolf publishing dropped us a line to let us know that Rise and Walk, a novel about a zombie outbreak during a paintball scenario match, just acquired European distribution and will ship in April online and in bookstores.

After the break, check out the trailer for Rising Up, a mockumentary about the zombie rights movement that’s been going strong since the ’60s. (Buy Zombie)

Also after the break we’ve got the trailer for Wake Wood, which looks like Pet Cemetary 2: Electric Boogaloo, but it’s got zombies, so we’re going to let you know about it.

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Deadlines: News roundup 03/17/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On March - 17 - 2011

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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.

Former Rue Morgue editor Jovanka Vuckovic sat down for an interview about her latest book Zombies! An Illustrated History of the Undead. (Dread Central)

A nice collection of screen shots from the upcoming zombie game Dead Island were just released today. (joystiq)

There’s even more directors now in consideration for Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. I’m sure we’ll be reporting how they have all left the project sometime later next week. (Dread Central)

After the break, check out the trailer for Nerd of the Living Dead, which seems to be a black and white flick set in the 50’s about a vegan zombie. (Buy Zombie)

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Deadlines: News roundup 03/10/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On March - 10 - 2011

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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 even more details for the upcoming Dead Island game and a few screen shots as well. (TFTS)

Here’s a great interview with zombie novelist Lily Herne regarding her most recent book Deadlands. (Book.co.za)

After the break, watch Jon Bernthal (Shane) and director Stuart Gordon of The Walking Dead discuss the show on the video web series This Week In Horror. (Dread Central)

The trailer for Quarantine 2: Terminal has just been leaked and we’ve got it after the break. The new movie takes place right after the events of the previous film and seems to be centered around an outbreak at an airport after a plane makes an emergency landing. (Dread Central)

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