Night of the Animated Dead

By RodneyHatfieldJr for Movies

I was hoping this was the case. I have wanted this since my original viewing of Vampire Hunter D way back in the Before Time(Before Time was anytime before 2000). We were watching movies like we usually did on the weekend and we rented VHD, and Night of the Living Dead. We watched D first and was blown away, then NotLD. I realized how much they could do if they adapt Night as an anime. Well, it only took around 35 years, but the ghouls are returning to their roots. More than 50 years after its original release, George A. Romero's iconic 1968 Night of the Living Dead is getting an animated adaptation.

Naturally, Night of the Animated Dead will feature characters from Romero's original film. The voice cast includes"
Josh Duhamel as Harry Cooper

Dulé Hill as Ben

Katharine Isabelle as Barbara

James Roday Rodriguez as Tom

Katee Sackhoff as Judy

Will Sasso as Sheriff McClelland

Jimmi Simpson as Johnny

Nancy Travis as Helen Cooper.

The new adaptation is being helmed by Jason Axinn, who directed the 2019's animated horror film To Your Last Death. Most people know that Night of the Living Dead follows a group of strangers who take shelter in a farmhouse as the dead begin to rise and attack the living. Tensions come to a head when the survivors bunker down after night falls. Romero directed five more sequels, including Dawn of the Dead, Day of the Dead, and Land of the Dead. Though George A. Romero died of lung cancer in 2017, his widow Suzanne Romero is developing Twilight of the Dead, a new movie based on a project that the late director was working on before his passing. 

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