Demarest Films , whose previous projects include the films "Tusk" and "The Most Dangerous Man", has turned its attention to television. The Collider portal shares information that the company is starting work on the adaptation of the comic series Empire of the Dead ( Empire of the Dead ) from the master of horror George A. Romero .|
The graphic novels are the sequel to the classic 1968 horror film "Night of the Living Dead", directed by Romero and which marked the beginning of an entire franchise. However, in "Empire of the Dead" the characters, besides zombies, are also vampires.The comics take place in New York after the city is engulfed by the vampirism virus. Despite the fact that Manhattan is in a quarantine zone, people are still in danger. Now not only the living dead roam here, but also merciless bloodsuckers, conflicting with each other. Ordinary residents are left to suffer because of the war of supernatural beings.
Romero will write the script for the series himself, with the help of Peter Grunwald. They will also be co-producing the show with Sam Englebardt and William D. Johnson.
Most viewers know George A. Romero for his work for big screens - films from the series The Living Dead , the horror films Mad Men and The Bouncer. The maestro also has experience in television work: in the 80s, Romero acted as a screenwriter and producer of the series "Tales from the Darkside" ( Tales from the Darkside ).
The Topic of Article: Romero's Empire of the Dead Goes to TV.