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 04/05/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On April - 5 - 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.

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)

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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 03/14/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On March - 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.

After the break, check out this slick music video from MC Buck 65 called Zombie Delight wherein a DJ fights off the zombie hordes. (Dose)

Robert Kirkman recently sat down to discuss The Walking Dead video game and what surprises we can look forward to. (MTV)

We’ve argued it for years, but SpikeTV is going to finally settle the age old argument of who would win a fight: Zombies or Vampires on an upcoming episode of Deadliest Warrior. (Geeks of Doom)

Japanese zombie apocalypse game Yakuza: Of The End has been delayed indefinitely as of today. There has been no word from SEGA as to whether or not it was due to the earthquake. (gamrFEED)

Shaun of the Dead director Edgar Wright was asked by Frank Darabont to direct an episode of The Walking Dead during season two, but has seemingly declined the offer based on a recent quote. (Obsessed With Film)

Kim Mulligan from the Funny or Die group getsomeKAndy dropped us a line to show us her zombie advice column. Check it out after the break.

Also regular commenter Jon Dixon let me know this morning that episode two of his zombie web series …And Then Everything Changed is also live. We’ve got it 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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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 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 03/01/11

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 02/07/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On February - 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.

It’s a little haphazard, but I’ve found a nice Q&A with several zombie authors about writing the zombie apocalypse. (Books of the Dead Press)

Nick Nicolaou is working on his latest film, Mary Doe, the first in a trilogy. It’s made entirely using the game engine from Left 4 Dead 2. There’s a trailer and a featurette after the break. I’m a huge fan of machinima so I hope this works out. (Dread Central)

The team that brought us the hilarious webseries Dead Wait have released a trailer for the upcoming second season. (Buy Zombie)

It’s just been announced that The Walking Dead stars Shane (Jon Bernthal) and Andrea (Laurie Holden) will be appearing at C2E2 so bring your autograph books! (Dread Central)

The zombie apocalypse doesn’t have anything on my main man Mario. After the break, check out this cool fan made map of level 1-1 from Super Mario Brothers using the Left 4 Dead engine. (Kotaku)

We received an announcement from Alexandra Slagle letting us know that the classic children’s book Pat the Bunny is getting the zombie makeover treatment. Look forward to Pat the Zombie in the near future, and we’ll keep you updated.

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Deadlines: News roundup 01/17/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On January - 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.

The guys over at Rooster Teeth saved all of their awesome for the season finale of their webseries Immersion. In the finale, they test out the theory of the zombie headshot, and learn just how tough it is to accomplish. (Destructiod)

There’s a nice write up of Adam Dunning’s InFected and the fight to get a silver screen debut. (Times Leader)

Forget Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, the latest movie to get the actors fighting for a lead role is Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, about the young pre president hunting and killing zombies as a REAL American hero. (Sky Movies)

His part in the series may have been short lived, but it was important. Now Andrew Rothenberg, who played super mechanic and infected companion Jim on The Walking Dead, speaks up about working on the show. (Dread Central)

I’ve been waiting patiently, and now I can finally show you Bite Me Episode 5. The video is after the break. I hope you’ve been enjoying the series as much as I have.

One of our top commenters, Zombie Shakespeare, brought us some awesome news today. His brother Kevin Burke has recently finished his novel The Last Mailman: Neither Rain, Nor Sleet, Nor Zombies. It’s available on the Kindle from Amazon for $2.99.

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Deadlines: News roundup 01/06/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On January - 6 - 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 love webcomics, and because of that love I’ve stumbled upon Zombie Waffe, which features incredible art and hilarious writing and is perfect for fans of the zombie action/comedy genres. Also it’s only at 41 pages as of now, so it’s easy to catch up on the whole series. (Buy Zombie)

Two new zombie based iPhone/iPad games just released, priced at $0.99 and $1.99 respectively.

Here are the final details on pricing and a boatload of special features for The Walking Dead on DVD and Blu-Ray, due out March 8. (Fangoria)

If you’re near the Colorado Springs area, DeAnna Knippling will be signing her book, Choose Your Doom: Zombie Apocalypse, at the Chapel Hills Borders from 1-4 p.m. on January 15. (Colorado Springs Gazette)

Chris Pluchar and director Frank Ziede just released a teaser trailer for their new film project No Tomorrow, and they need help getting it made. (Chicago Now)

We got a message from James Kicklighter and he sent us a trailer for his new movie Followed. Check it out after the break.

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Deadlines: News roundup 12/20/10

Posted by Johnathon Brock On December - 20 - 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 Walking Dead team managed to piece together a cool little video (after the break) of what we can expect for our survivors in season two. (Dread Central)

What happens when Dead Space meets The Office? Find out in this cool little short film. (FEARnet)

Thanks to a successful kickstarter based fundraiser, Zombie Ninjas is officially a go and the crew has released a trailer for the world to see. (More Horror)

Episode four of the zombie webseries Bite Me is now online for your viewing pleasure. (Crave Online)

Designer Atelier Van Lieshout has taken recycled ship steel and made the most badass zombie safehouse ever! (Geekologie)

The latest mutation game play mode added to Left 4 Dead 2 will make the game even harder, as spawn timers for special infected are now removed and the spawn cap has been raised to 10. (or 11, if you’re nasty) (Game Daily)

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