We here at Dread Central aren't looking forward to any single project out there as much as we are Frank Darabont's upcoming adaptation of Robert Kirkman's zombie saga The Walking Dead. Not since the early work of Romero has a Dead universe been so rich with detail and so brutal on its protagonists. Will all that horror and drama make it into the AMC series? Signs right now are pointing to yes.
Here at Dread Central we love us some zombie action. When it comes to the new undead opus from co-directors Howard J. Ford and Jonathan Ford titled simply The Dead, zombie action looks to be exactly what we're gonna get -- by the mouthful!
Finally we have a rock solid date for the debut of George A. Romero's next entry into his epic zombie saga, Survival of the Dead! Springtime just got a whole lot sweeter!
Well ... it's about time! Finally a new zombie movie out of Italy that looks good enough to eat! Board up the windows and doors. Marco Ristori and Luca Boni's Eaters are coming!
In early August we announced that AMC was very close to finalizing the deal to bring a live action version of Robert Kirkman's legendary zombie tale The Walking Dead to their network with director Frank Darabont at the helm. Good news, dead heads! The deal is DONE!
You know what's missing from today's zombie flicks? Romance and love! Well, sort of. But that's how Summit Entertainment is hoping you think as it gears up to give us a few Warm Bodies to cling to.
Robert Morris from Smudge Film Productions UK got in touch today to provide Dread Central with a first look at some really cool conceptual artwork for director Shaun Robert Smith's upcoming The 4th Reich. We definitely like what we see!
It's been a long time coming! We're happy to report that the long-awaited vampire/zombie movie from Midnight Syndicate maestro Edward Douglas, The Dead Matter, is finally on its way and locked in for a July 30th release!
More bloody mayhem from the Xavier Gens-produced flick by Yannick Dahan and Benjamin Rocher, The Horde, appeared online today; and we would like to take this moment to ask that you lay out a tarp and bring a mop. Things get really messy!
After reading Tim Curran's Resurrection, I simply had to interview him. I REALLY loved his book, even at 666 pages (yep, you read that right – 666). Curran is a wonderful storyteller who really should be unleashed upon the general horror reading public sooner rather than later. Read on for an in-depth look into the beautifully twisted mind of Tim Curran.
The UK cover art for the next chapter in George A. Romero's epic franchise, Survival of the Dead, has made its online debut and all it does is make us long for Magnet's eventual release here! This cannot come soon enough, damn it!
Anyone who reads this site knows that we are huge fans of the video game franchise Left 4 Dead (reviews here). The games just perfectly capture what we love about zombie movies ... horror, gore, political messages, oh, and more gore.
It was last February when we first heard that Diablo Cody would be producing the film version of S.G. Browne's debut novel, Breathers: A Zombie’s Lament, and finally she provided an update on the project this weekend during Showtime's presentation to the Television Critics Association (for her United States of Tara).
While we are all waiting patiently for IFC's distro of the new French zombie opus The Horde here in the States, a badass new international one-sheet has hit the net. Vive la mort!
Even if you're just a casual reader of the site, you know what a zombie aficionado your old Uncle Creepy is. Which is why, when news of a new short film revolving around a zombie apocalypse came across my desk, of course I had to share it!