Deadlines: News roundup 04/13/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On April - 13 - 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 great write up of a local campus game of Humans vs Zombies at the University of Minnesota. (MN Daily)

Cinematographer Robert Richardson has signed on for World War Z and it’s looking to begin principal photography overseas as early as next month. It looks like it isn’t dead after all. (Screen Junkies)

After the break, check out the trailer for Dead Rising 2: Off The Record which looks to be a standalone game featuring everyone’s favorite camera wielding reporter. (Buy Zombie)

Everything I read about Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City makes it sound better and better. It’s been confirmed in this story that it will be a military squad shooter, but inflicting non lethal damage on your enemies will draw blood, causing rogue zombies to be drawn to whomever you just shot. Yeah, I’m excited too. (Kotaku)

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Deadlines: News roundup 04/12/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On April - 12 - 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 looks like the deal for the unique zombie movie Maggie has fallen apart, so this gem with an estimated five million dollar production cost is back on the market for any of you big spenders out there. (Ace Showbiz)

Max Adler, the notorious bully on the popular show Glee, just signed up to be one of the undead horde in the upcoming comedy film Detention of the Dead. (Gather)

We’ve got the premiere date, location, and a nice trailer (after the break) for the quirky zombie musical The Dead Inside. (Bloody Disgusting)

There’s some amazing images that were recently released for the upcoming game (that I’m really excited about) Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City. (Kotaku)

Regular commenter Jon Dixon dropped me a line to let us know that Episode 4 of his webseries …And Then Everything Changed is now online. We’ve got the video after the break, and be sure to check out past episodes on his site.

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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 04/07/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On April - 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.

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)

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Deadlines: News roundup 04/01/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On April - 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.

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.

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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 03/29/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On March - 29 - 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.

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)

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Deadlines: News roundup 03/28/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On March - 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.

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)

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