Magnet is going to be releasing George A. Romero’s SURVIVAL OF THE DEAD on Video on Demand this April 30th, to be followed with a limited (of course) theatrical release on May 28th. Magnet Releasing is a division of Magnolia Pictures.
I wish they’d show Romero a little more love. Hell, I wish they’d show ME a little more love. Limited theatrical run means I probably won’t get to feast my bloodshot, horror-lovin’ eyes on the flick in theaters. DAMNIT!!!
George A. Romero’s new zombie epic, formerly titled …OF THE DEAD, has now received the title SURVIVAL OF THE DEAD. The film will be premiering at the TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL. For pics from the flick, check out TIFF’s page for the film HERE!
Survival of the Dead follows a war-weary band of soldiers who are lured to a remote island that promises to be the last paradise on earth, only to discover that even here there is no escape from the appetites of either the living or the dead.
Says Romero, “We’re in the final stages of post-production and it’s great to come up for air and find out the film’s been chosen to appear at the Festival. It’s just a terrific honor.”
Ok, took a look at the new ...OF THE DEAD trailer over at Fangoria (see below). What can I say… this movie looks like it’s going to blow as much as DIARRHEA OF THE DEAD . Come on Romero. I love ya, I really do…but…you know…this is starting to get embarrasing. Check the trailer to see what I mean. Looks like a Sci-Fi Original. Damn, I really was hoping for a return to form, some last hurrah, but this thing looks like ass. DAMN!
If you listened to Episode FIVE of THE BACKWOODS HORRORSHOW, you might’ve heard me mention something about a poster for the new Romero zombie flick. Well, apparently the boils ‘n ghouls over at SHOCK TILL YOU DROP got a look at it and snapped a few pics. The working title is still “OF THE DEAD” as they don’t have an official title yet. I thought it was a fake photoshop workup by some fanboy at first but it seems somewhat legit. Check out the art below and let’s hope that this one’s better than DIARY. Here’s the teaser art: