Deadlines: News roundup 11/04/10

Posted by Johnathon Brock On November - 4 - 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.

Indie game crew Ballardia just delivered the first screen shots and details on their upcoming free to play browser based zombie MMO World of the Living Dead. It’s more simulation than decapitation, but it still looks cool.  (Gamers Hell)

UPDATE: It looks like Pride and Prejudice and Zombies isn’t completely buried, as reported yesterday. Two new directors have put their names in the hat to run the project. (LA Times)

Director Brian Wimer talks about zombie culture and his latest film, Danger. Zombies. Run. (The Hook)

The Japanese Dead Rising movie, based (somewhat) on the game, and created by its producer Keiji Inafune, is being released on DVD. You can check out the trailer here. (Kotaku)

The latest ultra creepy trailer for Dead Space 2 has just been released to the world (and embedded below). Get ready not to sleep for a week. (Kotaku)

Like Marvel, Fangoria is getting into the movie business, starting with a remake of the 1972 classic Children Shouldn’t Play With Dead Things. (Fangoria)

Alright, no more excuses…. After the break we’ve got the pilot episode of The Walking Dead available for online viewing. WATCH THE SHOW! (Dread Central)

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We’ve got the 411 on the premiere of the world’s first Native American themed zombie film The Dead Can’t Dance, which premieres November 6 in San Francisco.

Mike Busson got in touch with us to give us some information on his new movie Stag Night of the Dead and also a trailer (embedded below) for the film.

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Deadlines: News roundup 11/03/10

Posted by Johnathon Brock On November - 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.

Need a safe place to survive the zombie apocalypse? Look no further than Bedworth, which was proven to be the best equipped to fight off the undead horde. (Coventry Telegraph)

Here’s a nice write up of the new indie flick Make-Out With Violence. (IFC)

It looks like Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is still on shaky burial ground after losing its stars and director. (LA Times)

You know that epic shot in every great zombie movie where they rip someones intestines out? Well here’s a video (after the break) of how to do it for $40. (Wonder How To)

Walking Dead director Frank Darabont gives a nice little thank you to the show’s fans. (Ain’t It Cool News)

John Ajvide Lindqvist, author of Let the Right One In, just began shopping the film rights in the US to his other awesome horror story, Handling The Undead. Expect more big news about this as it develops. (Bloody Disgusting)

Lennie James, who plays Morgan Jones on The Walking Dead, recently gave a nice and short interview. (Fangoria)

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Deadlines: News roundup 11/02/10

Posted by Johnathon Brock On November - 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 is an awesome first look at the new CG film Resident Evil: Damnation embedded below for you. (Dread Central)

Max Green, bassist for the zombie and horror themed band Escape the Fate, recently sat down for an interview. We’ve also got one of their latest music videos after the break. (FEARnet)

It’s an early Christmas! We’ve got the bonus filled details of the Resident Evil: Afterlife holiday Blu-ray, dvd and 3d release, as well as all of the awesome extras that accompany it. (Dread Central)

Samita Andreansky, a virologist at Florida’s University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine, goes into detail as to why zombies and a zombie apocalypse are both possibilities. (Op Ed News)

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Deadlines: News roundup 11/01/10

Posted by Johnathon Brock On November - 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.

Okay, bear with me zombie fans because there’s a lot of news today, especially about our favorite new series The Walking Dead, which took the world by storm last night!

There’s also a host of great news about the latest in zombie video games.

Here’s the info on the zombie walks you may or may not have been a part of this past weekend.

And now we make the turn to movie news…

And just because we love you so much, here’s a claymation video (after the break) of a chainsaw wielding maid that kills zombies. (io9)

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Deadlines: News roundup 10/28/10

Posted by Johnathon Brock On October - 28 - 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.

The band Radioboxer sits down in an interview to discuss surviving the zombie apocalypse in a Q&A. (Miami New Times – Crossfade)

Danny Newman discusses why Denver is set to become the zombie capital of the world.(Ed: It’s no coincidence TIZA is based in Denver…) (Westword – Show & Tell)

Colorado University is offering a class on zombie survival, and we’ve got video after the break. (Colorado Daily)

Geo social check-in app SCVNGR has infected random players with the zombie virus in an effort to spread it to the world in a fun new game. (Wired)

NPR talks zombies!? Beth Accmando gives an interview about her time playing a zombie in the short film My Boring Zombie Apocalypse. (NPR)

An announcement was made today that the mock dock World of the Dead: The Zombie Diaries 2 is currently in production, and there’s a nice one sheet poster to go with it. (Dread Central)

Scientist Phil Plait gives an awesome breakdown on zombie science and how zombies are a theoretical possibility. (Blastr)

Dawn of the Ted is a zombie short even your girlfriend will want to watch, because it features zombie teddy bears. I’m not kidding, there’s video after the break. (Moviephone)

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Deadlines: News roundup 10/27/10

Posted by Johnathon Brock On October - 28 - 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.

Need some college credit and don’t want to take underwater basket weaving? Well there’s a college that now offers a class on zombie apocalypse survival. (Point Park Globe)

We’ve got some video (after the break) of the world wide zombie invasion that AMC hosted to prepare the world for The Walking Dead this Sunday night. (FEARnet)

There’s also about twenty times more footage of the invasion which we can’t embed located here. (Dread Central)

There’s some news and release info on Deadland, the latest in a proud line of post apocalyptic zombie films. (28 Days Later Review)

Also surviving the cutting room floor is the announcement of Play Dead, which brings together two of my favorite things, zombies and football. (Fangoria)

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Deadlines: News roundup 10/26/10

Posted by Johnathon Brock On October - 26 - 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 awesome video (that we can’t embed) of an interview with Frank Darabont, the director of The Walking Dead. (FEARnet)

A couple of Florida students just finished shooting Residents Evil, a zombie comedy, and talk about it in this interview. (The Alligator)

Kevin Tenney sits down for a nice interview about his latest film, Brain Dead. Too bad the movie sucks (read my review of Brain Dead). (Fangoria)

Deadlines: News roundup 10/25/10

Posted by Johnathon Brock On October - 25 - 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 some teaser news of the new Call of Duty: Black Ops game which centers around a Russian dictator causing a zombie outbreak through chemical warfare. (Device)

The latest Nazi zombie flick A Chance In Hell is under fire for featuring scenes revolving around concentration camp experimentation. Check out the trailer after the break and judge for yourself. (io9)

Scotland’s beautiful Glasgow will be overrun with zombies during a walk on October 31. (Herald Scotland)

A few cities will be premiering the Walking Dead pilot episode on the big screen! (Dread Central)

There’s a few really nice behind the scenes images from episode one of The Walking Dead. (Dread Central)

Speaking of The Walking Dead, AMC is staging a 24 hour zombie invasion in cities all over the world. (Dread Central)

Our own Cory Casciato sits in with the Denver Diatribe podcast to talk about the level of his city’s zombie preparedness and other Halloween-centric topics. (Denver Diatribe)

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Deadlines: News roundup 10/21/10

Posted by Johnathon Brock On October - 21 - 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.

If you love zombies, running, or just walking at a reasonable pace, there’s probably an event in your area coming up.

Amber Entertainment has purchased the film rights to Stronghold, a graphic novel about a zombie attack in the Middle Ages. (Shock Till You Drop)

The German film Rammbock has been retitled to Siege of the Dead and is slated for a UK exclusive DVD release October 25. We’ve got the trailer after the break. (28 Days Later Analysis)

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Deadlines: News roundup 10/19/10

Posted by Johnathon Brock On October - 19 - 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 a massive eight minute trailer (after the break) for the new SEGA game Yakuza: Of The End, a third person shooter set in Japan during the zombie apocalypse. Note: In the zombie apocalypse, avoid the sushi. (CVG)

Loren Semmens, co-writer and producer of the newest indie zombie flick Dead Season gives a nice lengthy interview about the movie and the business. You can also view the trailer here. (Rabid Doll)

Want to win an awesome Walking Dead poster? There’s a couple of ways to do it. Note: It might get you some spam too…

Don’t forget that AAAH! Zombies drops today on DVD. Here’s some pics and a trailer to remind you to rent it on the way home. (Fangoria)

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