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 03/01/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On March - 1 - 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.

Gale Anne Hurd, the awesome woman who’s a huge part of making The Walking Dead such a success, talks about the show, and wine. (Brand X)

Director Spencer Susser is working to bring his short film I Love Sarah Jane to the big screen. Check out all fourteen minutes of zombie goodness after the break. (NBC Connecticut)

The entire eleven episode run of the zombie web series Emergence is now online for your viewing pleasure. We’ve got episode one after the break. (Buy Zombie)

Speaking of webseries, regular commenter Jonathan Dixon (JonD76) just unleashed his new zombie drama to the world. It’s called ...And Then Everything Changed and it looks really good. Check out the first episode after the break.

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Deadlines: News roundup 02/28/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On February - 28 - 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.

I originally passed on this news when the game still needed some polish, but after a little bit of what I can assume was code revision, Streetview Zombie Apocalypse looks pretty good now. The game uses Google Maps to put you in your favorite area and then puts a bunch of zombies around you that you must run from. (GamePro)

It might be a Constantine rip off, but Dylan Dog: Dead of Night, based around the Italian comic book, looks pretty awesome. We’ve got some production stills that show off a rather broody Brandon Routh. (Bloody Disgusting)

AMC is airing a Walking Dead marathon March 4 (this Friday) starting at 8:00 Eastern, and each episode is going to be loaded with behind the scenes commentary and extras from the cast and crew. It’s a good chance to re-watch an epic series and maybe find a few things you missed the first time around. (Fangoria)

Deadlines: News roundup 02/25/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On February - 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.

The Lancaster Theater Troupe is performing How To Survive A Zombie Apocalype at The Theatre Asylum from June 16 to June26. (Lancaster Guardian)

Indie film Zombie Undead has already received a distribution deal, and now gets to show at the prestigious Fantasporto film festival in Portugal. (BBC)

The Walking Dead has six nominations at this year’s Saturn Awards, and I’d be more excited if it weren’t for the fact that Letters to Juliet and True Grit were also nominated. I don’t mean to be a complete nerd, but what the hell happened to my science fiction, horror, and fantasy awards? (About)

Richard Wolstencroft speaks up about his regrets over the debacle in which his home was raided and he was fined following the airing of LA Zombie. (AVN)

Dread Central is giving away free copies of The Walking Dead on Blu-Ray or DVD. You have to give them your address so be forewarned. (Dread Central)

At a rather boring presentation on RSA security and information technology principles, research director Josh Corman hired a bunch of zombies to interrupt his presentation and attack in what I feel was an effort to keep people awake. Check out the video after the break. (Tripwire)

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Deadlines: News roundup 02/24/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On February - 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 a growing game of Humans vs Zombies that will take place March 30 through April 9 on the George Washington University campus. (GW Hatchet)

There’s a cool Angry Birds style game out now for the Droid OS called Stupid Zombies and the best part is that it’s free. (Droid Life)

Well now that it’s been declared that the development studio for Dead Island still owns the film rights, directors are flocking in to be a part of the hype, but the studio isn’t just selling to the highest bidder. (Spong)

Richard Wolstencroft, the Australian man who DARED to show a private screening of the banned Bruce LaBruce film LA Zombie has finally settled with the local government and was ordered to pay $750 to the Royal Children’s Hospital. I’m torn because on one hand a children’s hospital received a charitable donation and on the other hand a dude had his home invaded for showing a movie. (Sydney Morning Herald)

Here’s a new TV spot for The Walking Dead on DVD. Check it out after the break. (Dread Central)

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Deadlines: News roundup 02/17/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On February - 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.

After the break we’ve got two hot behind the scenes clips from the special features on the DVD and Blu-Ray release of The Walking Dead. (Dread Central)

We’ve also got a nice teaser trailer for the Mexican zombie film Los Infectados (The Infected… in case you were wondering) and it looks pretty good. It’s in post production, so expect details in the near future. (Quiet Earth)

Here is a cool photo gallery from Saint Motel’s Third Annual Zombie Prom. I’ll refrain from making a Teenage Wasteland joke. (Guest of a Guest)

I like these early concept art posters from Left 4 Dead. You can really get a feel for the direction they were looking to go with the game, and it’s sequel. (Kotaku)

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Deadlines: News roundup 02/15/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On February - 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.

We’ve got EVEN MORE pictures from the upcoming Walking Dead toy line, and Rick Grimes looks absolutely fantastic. (Buy Zombie)

Stephen Schlozman, MD and author of The Zombie Autopsies, gives an interesting look into just exactly why we fear the undead. (Kotaku)

David Von Ancken, who directed episodes of Heroes, Memphis Beat, The Vampire Diaries, The Shield, and OZ is set to direct the pilot episode of the new CW zombie teen drama Awakening. Getting a guy who directed a lot of bad canceled shows and one good one (I won’t say which one, and yes, I know that The Vampire Diaries is still on, and that’s a shame) might not be the star power play you’re hoping for, CW. (Bloody Disgusting)

Now there will be no question of what your loved ones should do after you’ve become a member of the undead. The new ZombAlert identifiers give them the option of attempting to cure you, or finishing you quickly. I endorse this product and plan to buy one. (Buy Zombie)

Deadlines: News roundup 02/11/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On February - 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.

Here’s a nice writeup for The Survivors, a zombie television series being shot and aired locally at the University of Connecticut by creator Beren Jones. (Hartford Courant)

The Changing Faces Theater is putting on a stage adaptation of the Romero classic Night of the Living Dead this month and it’s getting great reviews. (Recordnet)

The zombie education class being taught at the University of Colorado has been met with so much approval from the students that they’re now doing a weekend workshop on the undead. (Colorado Daily)

We’ve got a few more pics and some comments from the team behind the quirky comedy Deadheads about two buddies trying to survive as zombies after the outbreak. (Fangoria)

If you’re like me and you still like to play with toys then you’re in luck. McFarlane toys (who make the greatest collectible figures in my opinion) are now doing a line of The Walking Dead action figures. (FEARnet)

Deadlines: News roundup 01/28/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On January - 28 - 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 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 01/14/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On January - 14 - 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.

Well it appears that neither rain, sleet, or shine (okay, just rain in this case) will stop an upcoming  game of Humans Vs Zombies from taking place in Melbourne Australia. (Herald Sun)

Tyler Glodt, director of the indie zombie movie Buck Wild, talks about why shooting films in your hometown or small local areas is far better than setting up shop in a big city. (Victoria Advocate)

If you don’t want to spend half your pay check on box sets, then I’ve got good news. The television repackaging geniuses over at Shout! Factory are offering MST3K:The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living And Became Mixed-Up Zombies as an individual disc purchase. (Inside Pulse)

For some good afternoon humor, check out the short film Z-Day: The Zombie Musical after the break. (Buy Zombie)

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