SYFY’s Day of the Dead Television Series Set for This FallBy RodneyHatfieldJr for Movies
The SYFY channel ordered a 10-episode series on George A. Romero’s Day of the Dead. Steven Kostanski (The Void, Leprechaun Returns, Psycho Goreman) directing four episodes. When can you expect to see it? According to a new report this week, SYFY is planning to premiere their Day of the Dead series this Fall.
Day of the Dead series begins with six strangers trying to survive the first 24 hours of an undead invasion. This ode to George A. Romero’s famous flesh-eaters reminds us that sometimes all it takes to bring people together is a horde of hungry zombies trying to rip them apart.
Kostanski said in an interview “The series does have ties to the original movie. I can’t go into too many specifics, unfortunately. I’m not really allowed to say much of anything.
I guess we will have to wait to find out more, but it is nice to know it will begin in the fall. This series is being produced by Cartel and HiTide Studios with Stan Spry, Jeff Holland and Drew Brown serving as executive producers for Cartel, and James Dudelson, Robert Dudelson, Jordan Kizwani and Matt Drake serving as executive producers for HiTide Studios. Jed Elinoff and Scott Thomas will serve as writers, co-showrunners and executive producers, and Steven Kostanski will also serve as executive producer.
George Romero’s 1985 classic was followed by an unofficial prequel in 2005 as well as two different remakes in 2008 and 2018, none of which in my opinion were able to hold a candle to Romero’s masterful work. But I will give props to the 2018 remake for giving us the word “Rotters”. That is a good ghoul word. Anyway let’s hope Kostanski and the team can raise above the last 2 attempts.Share this article on: