Deadlines: News roundup 04/07/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On April - 7 - 2011

deadlines

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.

Robert Kirkman gives a little insight in this article on the over the top level of zombie carnage that will take place during season two of The Walking Dead. (Daily Blam)

In a cool little slice of life article, Lisa Maloney talks about just what it takes to be an extra, and what comes with the gig, as she got to experience first hand during the filming of the indie zombie flick Frost Bite. (Anchorage Press)

We’ve got a few details and distribution info for the upcoming zombie movie Wake Wood that we mentioned a few weeks back. (Dread Central)

I held off on reporting this because I honestly thought it was belated April Fool’s joke, but it looks like The Evil Dead will be coming to the iOS devices as a 3D shooter! Check out the trailer after the break, because it looks freaking amazing. (Kotaku)

Read the rest of this entry »

Deadlines: News roundup 04/06/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On April - 6 - 2011

deadlines

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.

Here’s a great write up on zombie preparedness from the University of South Dakota as they gear up for a game of Humans vs Zombies that starts this Saturday. (The Volante)

Also we’ve got some early pricing details and guest listings for the epic event that will be ZomBcon 2011. (Movie Viral)

Here are some nice gory new photos and premiere info for the upcoming comedy Deadheads. (Fangoria)

Hunter Via, editor of The Walking Dead, dishes up a nice Q&A session and gives some great insight about what goes on behind the scenes. (Dread Central)

TV commercial turned film director Graig Gillespie, who’s claim to fame is Lars and the Real Girl and the upcoming Fright Night remake, is just moments away from being signed on as the director of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. I approve of this choice. (Dread Central)

 

Deadlines: News roundup 04/05/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On April - 5 - 2011

deadlines

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.

Rigamortis: A Zombie Love Story won the Audience Choice Award at the Cedar Rapids Independent Film Festival last weekend. (Eastern Iowa Life)

A group of zombies invaded Columbia Park this past Sunday to collect food for the needy. Thankfully they were not allowed to accept brains. (Tri City Herald)

The Kickstarter funded, Connecticut made indie film Zombie Ninjas has been given the proud honor of being the opening number of the Litchfield Hills Film Festival April 7 at the Bank Street Theater in New Milford. (Litchfield County Times)

Charles Band, creator of Evil Bong 3D: Wrath of Bong, gives up the details of his traveling tour to promote the movie. (Dread Central)

We’ve got even more details on the upcoming animated feature Zombie Pet Shop. (Buy Zombie)

This isn’t news exactly, but we just had to re-post this great article on why there needs to be more strong female role models in zombie movies. (io9)

After the break, check out the trailer for Play Dead, which looks like an amazing zombie movie featuring some very adorable canine survivors struggling to make it through the undead aftermath. The film is currently looking for some Kickstarter funding. (Quiet Earth)

Also check out this teaser trailer for The Night Shift, about an eternal cemetary groundskeeper who is just trying to find his way. (Buy Zombie)

Read the rest of this entry »

Deadlines: News roundup 04/01/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On April - 1 - 2011

deadlines

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.

Left 4 Dead has been made into a cool live action “choose your own adventure” style game on Youtube. Check it out after the break and see if you can survive. (The Escapist)

Maggie, the the spec script that promises an  innovative and surprisingly new take on the zombie genre as well as a blueprint for making better zombie movies on a lower budget, has finally been purchased after an impressive bidding war. (Deadline)

We’ve got a few details on “The Curea zombie film being shot by local students at the University of Miami. (The Oxford Press)

With every bit of good news for World War Z it seems like there is a mountain of bad news that comes with it. After yesterday’s news that a studio has stepped up to co-fund the film with Paramount, it seems like that offer comes with a hefty catch. John R. Leonetti, director of such flops as Mortal Kombat: Annihilation and The Butterfly Effect 2 will be on a short list to direct the film.

Read the rest of this entry »

Deadlines: News roundup 03/31/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On March - 31 - 2011

deadlines

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)

Read the rest of this entry »

Deadlines: News roundup 03/29/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On March - 29 - 2011

deadlines

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.

Filmax International announced today that REC 3: Genesis begins production April 4. There’s a lot of other good details about the movie as well. (Bloody Disgusting)

Just a quick update that World of the Dead: The Zombie Diaries 2 is now in post production, so hopefully we’ll be getting some good trailers and release info soon. (Dread Central)

I Am Number Four actress Teresa Palmer has scored the female lead in the upcoming zombie romance (yeah, I said zombie romance… It’s going to be horrible) Warm Bodies. (Dread Central)

After the break, check out the trailer for the Australian zombie-wrestling-action-adventure extravaganza that is From Parts Unknown. (Fangoria)

We’ve also got a combat demo from an new zombie MMO in development called Project Zomboid. (Destructoid)

Read the rest of this entry »

Deadlines: News roundup 03/28/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On March - 28 - 2011

deadlines

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.

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.

Read the rest of this entry »

Deadlines: News roundup 03/24/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On March - 24 - 2011

deadlines

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 03/23/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On March - 23 - 2011

deadlines

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 asked the cast of The Walking Dead about zombie apocalypse preparedness and their answers did not disappoint. (AMC)

Robert Kirkman goes into great length in this interview about zombies, upcoming comic projects, and not realizing just how cool he really is. (Publishers Weekly)

Remains, a zombie movie based on the graphic novel by Steve Niles, is shooting in June in Mystic, Connecticut for the Chiller network. (The Day Connecticut)

Undead Labs gave an awesome rundown of their upcoming zombie MMO on the Xbox Live Arcade platform, complete with some concept art and screen shots. (Dread Central)

Deadlines: News roundup 03/22/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On March - 22 - 2011

deadlines

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.

Read the rest of this entry »

VIDEO

TAG CLOUD

Sponsors

About Me

The Inevitable Zombie Apocalypse is your source for daily zombie news and in-depth criticism, commentary and context on all things zombie -- zombie movies, zombie books, zombie games and everything else to do with the walking, running, biting dead. You can get more info on the About page, in the FAQ or just by spending a few days reading every piece of content here. You can also follow the site on Twitter or subscribe to RSS by clicking the horde below.

Twitter

    Photos

    zombie prisoner16th Annual Richmond Zombie Walk - 202116th Annual Richmond Zombie Walk - 202116th Annual Richmond Zombie Walk - 202116th Annual Richmond Zombie Walk - 2021Happy HalloweenThe  DoctorNew Orleans Zombie Run 10/23/21New Orleans Zombie Run 10/23/21New Orleans Zombie Run 10/23/21New Orleans Zombie Run 10/23/21Face your fearsZombie swagZombie WalkZombie WalkZombie Walk