Deadlines: News roundup 03/21/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On March - 21 - 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.

Let’s start off the new week with a couple of The Walking Dead updates.

If you live in or near the Des Moines area, then you will have to check out the new zombie themed burger and milkshake restaurant opening soon and let us know if the burgers are served “rare”. (Des Moines Register)

After the break, check out the trailer for Helldriver, an incredibly over the top, gore filled zombie apocalypse movie experience from the twisted Japanese mind that brought us Tokyo Gore Police. (Dread Central)

Stuart Conover, the man behind the website Buy Zombie, is trying to win a dream wedding contest so that he can have a zombie attack during his special day. Head over to his site to help him win by voting for him.

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Deadlines: News roundup 03/18/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On March - 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.

Hackers are secretly trying to warn us of the upcoming zombie apocalypse in Boulder, CO. (The Denver Channel)

Check out this picture of some early makeup tests for the upcoming REC: Genesis. (Dread Central)

Because I always like to give you something fun on Fridays, check out this supposedly banned advertisement for the University of Lincoln that shows just how prepared the students are for a zombie outbreak. You can find it after the break.

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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 03/16/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On March - 16 - 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 a new manga style zombie webcomic out called Zomblicity and it looks pretty decent so check it out. (Buy Zombie)

Cockney’s vs Zombies is geared up for production now that they’ve cast most of the principal roles. (Hollywood Reporter)

After the break, check out the latest trailer for Bong of the Dead. (Dread Central)

We received word that zombie movie The Dead, after receiving UK distribution and media rights through Anchor Bay, will now receive a US release as well thanks to Global Cinema Distribution. That’s good news indeed.

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Deadlines: News roundup 03/15/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On March - 15 - 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.

In a weird twist of fate, famed 1990’s comic book Xombi is returning from the dead soon with a new ongoing series. (io9)

Because an awesome show never dies, even after the first season is over, we’ve got some great behind the scenes photos from The Walking Dead. (Dread Central)

Zoms are adorable little zombie plushies that were made for a game that never came to be. If you want one, join the kickstarter fund to start up the production run of these neat little toys. (Buy Zombie)

We’ve got trailers galore today so be sure to check them all out after the break.

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Deadlines: News roundup 03/10/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On March - 10 - 2011

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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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Deadlines: News roundup 03/09/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On March - 9 - 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.

Lucio Fulci’s Zombie (or Zombi 2 as it’s better known) is finally coming to Blu-ray later this year. (Brutal As Hell)

If this isn’t the biggest piece of racism ever I don’t know what is… Apparently the zombie actors (the REAL stars) of The Walking Dead had to eat at a separate craft services table during shoots so they wouldn’t make those human actors squeamish. (Buy Zombie)

After the break we’ve got the trailer for Poisoned, a zombie movie out of Israel that looks pretty exciting. (Dread Central)

If you’re not a huge fan of the television show House, you will be after you check out this clip (after the break) of Hugh Laurie kicking ass against the undead horde. It’s simply amazing. (io9)

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Deadlines: News roundup 03/07/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On March - 7 - 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 a new radio podcast coming out that accounts the fictional zombie apocalypse of 2012, and master record spinner Jimmy Rudolph is giving the city what it needs most in this time of crisis…. Jazz! (PR Log)

Indie zombie movie Countyline is due to begin filming soon in Kokomo Indiana and while they’ve already finished casting you can still help out and support the film. (The Republic)

Director Jeff Stewart has also finished filming his indie zombie flick The Reunion in the already undead city of New Jersey. Just kidding everyone, Jersey isn’t that bad. (nj.com)

The cast and crew of The Walking Dead sat down for a panel at Paleyfest 2011 to drop some HUGE news about season 2 of the show. (Dread Central)

The first of three reported trailers for the movie Humans vs Zombies (based on the community “tag” style game played across colleges nationwide) has dropped today and we’ve got it after the break. (Dread Central)

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Deadlines: News roundup 03/04/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On March - 4 - 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.

Lucy Griffiths, who recently played Marian in the BBC version of Robin Hood, has landed one of the lead roles in the upcoming CW teen drama Awakening. (Digital Spy)

Sony pictures has locked in a September 14, 2012 release date for the latest in the Resident Evil franchise called Resident Evil Begins. No word as to whether or not it will be a reboot. (Dread Central)

Robert Kirkman gives a lengthy interview about The Walking Dead season 2 (which comes out in October unfortunately) and the upcoming video game. (Buy Zombie)

You know that awesome trailer for Dead Island everyone was raving about for the last two weeks? Turns out none of that is in the actual game. I’m starting to think this was all a ploy to make a movie and a crappy game will be released around the same time. (Kotaku)

After the break check out this tech demo for Zombie Holdout, which will employ the Microsoft Kinect to put you on the frontline of the zombie apocalypse. (Buy Zombie)

Also after the break we’ve got the US trailer for Dylan Dog: Dead of Night featuring a Constantine-esque Brandon Routh. (Ain’t It Cool News)

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Deadlines: News roundup 03/03/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On March - 3 - 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.

Yakuza: Of The End is a zombie game we’ve covered in the past. However it’s just been brought to my attention that in the game, there are several special types of zombie that blatantly rip off the villains gallery in Left 4 Dead. Check out the images and judge for yourself. (Kotaku)

In what is the weirdest science news I’ve seen in a long time, a fungus is slowly turning rain forest ants into mindless zombies, causing them to then carry the disease back to their nests or simply go walk off a tree. (Daily Mail)

After the break, check out this cool featurette for The Walking Dead called “From Comics to TV” and see how the seemingly impossible was done. (Fangoria)

Zombie Doomsday is an experimental film that’s actually more of a live action survival reality video. It was shot in 12 hours and we’ve got the trailer after the break. (Buy Zombie)

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