Paramount has released the first trailer for Marc Forster and Brad Pitt’s World War Z on Apple.com. World War Z | iTunes Movie Trailers
Shout! Factory entertainment has picked up the British zombie movie, Cockneys vs. Zombies, for North American distribution. The Hollywood Reporter
Jonathan & Howard Ford have released a teaser for the sequel to their indie zombie film, The Dead. The Dead 2 teaser trailer | YouTube
Nikolai Pigarev, director of the first Russian zombie film–Meteletsa: Winter of the Dead, is working on his second undead flick. Cold Patrol is the story of an elite dogsled team battling zombie polar bears in the Arctic. Resolution goes on ‘Cold Patrol’ | Variety
The first trailer has been released for Summit Entertainment’s Warm Bodies–a romantic zombie comedy based on the book of the same name. WARM BODIES – Trailer | YouTube
Dead Island Riptide, the second video game in the zombie action RPG series, will be released April 26, 2013. Deep Silver
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The UK zombie film Cockneys vs. Zombies is making its North American debut at the Fantastic Fest film festival in Austin, Texas. Fantastic Fest starts today, September 20th, and runs through the 27th. Cockneys vs. Zombies will play on September 24th and 27th. The film’s director, Matthias Hoene, and writer, James Moran, will be in attendance at the screenings. Cockneys vs. Zombies tells the story of a team of amateur bank robbers and their battle for survival against an army of the undead in East London. Cockneys vs. Zombies is currently playing in UK cinemas and will be released on DVD and Blu-ray in the UK on October 22, 2012. Currently there is no news if the film will receive a wide release in North America. Check out the Fantastic Fest website for more information about catching Cockneys vs. Zombies at the festival.
The Hollywood Reporter has announced that Matthias Hoene’s Cockneys vs. Zombies has hired its principal cast. The zombie film will star Michelle Ryan, Harry Treadaway, Honor Blackman, Jack Doolan, Ashley Thomas, Rasmus Hardiker, and Alan Ford. Cockneys vs. Zombies is the story of a team of London bank robbers and their battle for survival against an army of the undead. According to Hoene’s Twitter feed, principal photography starts March 21st.
Makeup test for Cockneys vs Zombies via @MatthiasHoene