It looks like zombies aren’t going away anytime soon. Well, zombie movies that is.
Meyers Media Group have announced that they will pick up the international rights to Night of the Living Dead: Origins 3D. Origins is directed by Zebediah De Soto and is in production now via Simon West Productions. The film is written by Zebediah De Soto and stars Danielle Harris (Halloween V), Tom Sizemore (The Relic) and Tony Todd (Candyman, Final Destination 5).
The film has your average zombie plot – New York has been overrun by zombies and those surviving humans (which include Harris and Todd) attempt to escape the cities hordes of walking dead. Bill Moseley (The Devil’s Rejects) and Joe Pilato have also joined the cast.
Night of the Living Dead: Origins 3D will be shot completely with CG using facial capture technology a la A Christmas Carol starring Jim Carrey.
Director Simon West (Con Air) commented, "Horror films, especially zombie based films, already have a huge audience so it is particularly exciting to reinvent the genre with a totally new look.” And President of Meyers Media Group, Lawrence Meyers said, “'Night of the Living Dead' is the most important franchise for the zombie genre, and to be a part of this re-imagining alongside Simon and Jib is exciting for us as a company.”
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