|release date||May 28 2010|
|starring||Alan Van Sprang, Kenneth Welsh, Kathleen Munroe, Devon Bostick, Richard Fitzpatrick, Stefano Colacitti, Athena Karkanis|
|tagline||Survival isn't just for the living.|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisIN THEATERS MAY 28th The plot involves inhabitants of an isolated island off the North American coast who find their relatives rising from the dead to eat their kin. The leaders of the island feud over whether or not to kill their reanimated relatives or preserve them in hopes of finding a cure.
On a small island off North America's coast, the dead rise to menace the living. Yet...the islanders can't bring themselves to exterminate their loved ones, despite the growing danger from those the once held dear. A rebel among them hunts down all the zombies he can find, only to be banished from the island for assassinating his neighbors and friends. On the mainland, bent on revenge, he encounters a small band of survivors in search of an oasis on which to build a new life. Barely surviving an attack from a mass of ravenous flesh-eaters. They commandeer a zombie-infested ferry and sail to the island. There, to their horror, they discover that the locals have chained the dead inside their homes, pretending to live 'normal' lives...with bloody consequences. What ensues is a desperate struggle for survival and the answer to a question never posed in Romero's Dead films: Can the living ever live in peace with the dead?
I remember back when Land of the Dead was finally greenlit, it was horror pandemonium as the great George A. Romero was bringing the world another high-concept zombie film (the genre he created). Soon thereafter, Diary of the Dead was announced and quickly went into production. While critics and fans were more forgiving of Land, they were still pretty damn forgiving of Diary, which is plagued with flaws. But now, with no real wait or anticipation for Survival of the Dead, there’s no room for forgiveness, especially since it appears to be the first Romero zombie film greenlit before he had an idea… and it shows. …Read More