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Romero Hollywood Star Campaign, Russian Zombies, Titanic Outbreak — Zombie News 10.06.12

Matt Mogk, head of the Zombie Research Society, is leading a campaign to get George A. Romero a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.  Romero Star Campaign | indiegogo

Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified for PlayStation Vita will not include a zombie mode.  “Sorry, no Zombies in Black Ops Declassified” by One of Swords

A trailer has been released for the Russian zombie film, Meteletsa: Winter of the DeadMeteletsaMovie | YouTube

What if a zombie outbreak occured aboard the Titanic?  The newly released novel, Deck Z: The Titanic, by Chris Pauls and Matt Solomon answers that age-old question.  Deck Z: The Titanic | Chronicle Books

New gameplay footage of The War Z (a FPS MMO zombie video game) has been released by Hammerpoint Interactive.  FPSGeneral | YouTube

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New WALKING DEAD Novel Arrives in October

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the sequel to The Walking Dead: Rise of The Governor will be released October 16, 2012.  The novel, titled The Walking Dead: The Road to Woodbury, is the second book in the planned trilogy of novels based on Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead comic book series.  The Road to Woodbury, like Rise of The Governor, focuses on the origins of “The Governor,” a popular villain from the The Walking Dead comic.  The novel is being written by Kirkman along with horror writer, Jay Bonansinga.

‘Pride & Prejudice & Zombies’ Interactive Book App Coming to Tablets

Seth Grahame-Smith’s Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is coming to iPad and Android tablets as an interactive e-book.  This new verison of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies has animated illustrations, sound effects, and music tracks.  Check out all of the book’s features in the trailer below.  Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is a re-imagining of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice as a zombie tale.  The interactive book is available now on Apple’s iTunes and is coming soon to the Android Market.  Learn more on the publisher’s official website.

‘Zombie Blondes’ Being Adapted for Film

Variety reports that Zombie Blondes, a young adult novel by Brian James, is being adapted into a movie by Smash Media Films.  Lior Chefetz and Joe Swanson are penning the script.

Synopsis for Zombie Blondes novel:

From the moment Hannah Sanders arrived in town, she felt there was something wrong.
     A lot of houses were for sale, and the town seemed infected by an unearthly quiet. And then, on Hannah’s first day of classes, she ran into a group of cheerleaders—the most popular girls in school.
     The odd thing was that they were nearly identical in appearance: blonde, beautiful, and deathly pale.
     But Hannah wants desperately to fit in—regardless of what her friend Lukas is telling her: If she doesn’t watch her back, she’s going to be blonde and popular and dead—just like all the other zombies in this town. . . .

‘The Walking Dead: Rise of The Governor’ is Out Today

The Walking Dead: Rise of The Governor, the first of a series of novels based on Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead comic series, is available today.  Rise of The Governor was written by Kirkman along with horror writer, Jay Bonansinga.  The novel focuses on the origins of “The Governor,” a popular villain from the comic book series.

Book Trailer for ‘Dead Inside: Do Not Enter’ from Lost Zombies

Dead Inside: Do Not Enter: Notes from the Zombie Apocalypse contains a collection of notes, journal entries, and warnings left behind by the survivors of a zombie plague.  In the style of Post Secret, Dead Inside: Do Not Enter‘s contents were submitted by different people from across the globe–all of them members of the Lost Zombies online community.  Lost Zombies is a social network where members submit their own zombie apocalypse stories, videos, and pictures with the ultimate goal of creating a community-generated zombie movie.  Dead Inside: Do Not Enter is now available on Amazon.com.

Zombie Story or NOT a Zombie Story?

Zombie or Not a Zombie?  In the latest episode of Bunker Life, the crew debates whether or not three works of classic literature (I Am Legend, Frankenstein, and The Body Snatchers) are actually zombie tales.  Check out Bunker Life’s YouTube Channel to see what is decided!