George A. Romero's Final Zombie Movie Takes a Big Step Forward

Night of the Living Dead

Twilight of the Dead is coming, and the long-promised last zombie movie to come from the mind of horror legend George A. Romero, who died in 2017, now has a director: Brad Anderson, whose genre bona fides include 2001 creepfest Session 9.

The Hollywood Reporter first announced the news, with this quote from Anderson conveying his enthusiasm for the gig: “George Romero’s 1968 classic Night of the Living Dead may have been the first real horror movie I ever saw and its shock value, its keen social relevance, and even the means by which it was made were all hugely inspirational to me. This too is a zombie movie in which limbs fly and heads roll, but one that is also about social transformation, one that asks the question: What is it to be human? It is also a horror movie with ‘heart’ and, dare I say, hope.”

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