George A. Romero revving up new zombie film ‘Road of the Dead’

Romero Presents: Road of the Dead will be showcased at   Frontières, an international co-production market which has announced its first wave of projects. The project is described as Road Warrior meets Rollerball at a Nascar race, with significant inspiration from Ben-Hur. That movie is written by Clay McLeod Chapman, who penned the 2015 serial killer film The Boy, and produced by Larry Fessenden. Almost 50   years after the release of Night of the Living Dead   introduced audiences to a new kind of monster in the form of reanimated, flesh-eating corpses, it has been announced that the film’s director, George A. According to IndieWire, the film is set on an island where zombie prisoners race cars in a modern-day Coliseum for the entertainment of wealthy humans. That lineup also includes The Restoration at Grayson Manor, the second film from I Sell the Dead director Glenn McQuaid. Romero Presents: Road of the Dead. Romero, is writing another zombie film, called George A. Show Full Article George A. Romero is cowriting the script with Matt Birman, who was second unit director on several of Romero’s previous undead tales, including 2005’s Land of the Dead and 2007’s Diary of the Dead, and will direct the new film. Frontières takes place in Montreal, July 20-23, as part of the Fantasia International Film Festival.