Dawn of the Dead Goes 3-D!

In threeeeeeeeeeee deeeeeeeeeeeee!Some exciting news just sprang up, hot on the heels of learning that Dawn of the Dead would be screening at “>Monroeville Mall next month.

Fangoria learned from Dawn ’78 and Dawn ’04 producer Richard Rubinstein that George A. Romero’s classic will be entering the third dimension! Yep, Dawn of the Dead is going under the knife to get a fancy 3D treatment.

The process is no easy task, but Rubinstein assured Fango that the film won’t have to suffer from editing in order to achieve the popular effect, “I couldn’t see how it could be used without re-editing George’s film, which I was not going to do. I was also concerned that converting a 29-year-old movie would not be competitive qualitatively with the new 3-D live-action features being shot today. I was wrong in both cases. George’s Dawn of the Dead can be reformatted into 3-D without any editing, and the image looks spectacular! As it stands now, it will take about a year to complete the conversion of the whole film.”

No word yet on when we’ll see this on the big screen.


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Mike Phalin

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  • thedudeabides

    Rubenstein is also planning a sequel to the original Dawn…

  • Dr Malachi Constant

    This has the potential to kick unheard of levels of ass.

  • Messiahman

    There’s a phenomenal DAWN blu-ray already on the market. Of course, knowing Anchor Bay, there’ll be a brand new Ultimate blu-ray edition every six months for the next ten years.

  • Terminal

    But presumably, this is for the Dawn 30th DVD/Blu-Ray, correct? Why else would they be turning it into 3D? I’ll still with the Ultimate Edition, if that’s the case.

  • Kryten Syxx

    Well, the film isn’t going to be in 3D at the Monroeville Mall, I was just saying that it was good news coming out so close to that announcement.

  • Terminal

    Again with this stupid 3D?

    Thank goodness I didn’t spend money on this.

  • kiddcapone