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First poster, still, release date for Romero “reimagining” “DAY OF THE DEAD: BLOODLINE”

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 | News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

George A. Romero’s classic DAY OF THE DEAD has already been remade once, and now it has been “reimagined” for a film opening next year. Read on for the info and to see the teaser poster.

Saban Films will release DAY OF THE DEAD: BLOODLINE to theaters, VOD and digital January 5, 2018. Directed by Hèctor Hernández Vicens (THE CORPSE OF ANNA FRITZ) from a script by Mark Tonderai (HOUSE AT THE END OF THE STREET) and Lars Jacobson, the movie stars Johnathon Schaech, Sophie Skelton, Marcus Vanco and Jeff Gum. According to the official synopsis (which doesn’t sound at all like Romero’s film), “DAY OF THE DEAD: BLOODLINE is set in a postapocalyptic, zombie-filled world where a former med school student is tormented by a dark figure from her past. The only thing is, he’s a half-human, half-zombie hell-bent on destroying her world.” Stay tuned for more on the new DAY.

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and spent 28 years as a writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. In addition to RUE MORGUE, he currently writes for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM, IndieWire.com, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM and others. His book THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press) is out this fall, and he has contributed liner notes and featurettes to a number of Blu-ray and DVD releases. Among his screenplay credits are SHADOW: DEAD RIOT and LEECHES!, and he is currently working on THE DOLL with director Dante Tomaselli.
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