Shock Till You Drop reports that Joe R. Lansdale is making his short story, Christmas with the Dead, into a movie. Lansdale will serve as executive producer and Brian James Fitzpatrick will direct. Lansdale also wrote the novella Bubba Ho-Tep which was made into a movie in 2002 staring Bruce Campbell. Christmas with the Dead tells the story of Calvin–a man who decides to celebrate Christmas despite living in a world overrun with zombies. The book hits shelves in 2011. The movie does not yet have a release date.