Warner Bros has announced the release details on their upcoming animated remake of George A. Romero’s classic Night of the Living Dead.
Announced early last month, WB Animation is giving the iconic zombie film a new lease on life with Night of the Animated Dead. While we still don’t have a trailer (hopefully soon), today brings a release date and look at the upcoming blu-ray cover. The film will launch digitally on September 21st, with the physical Blu-ray hitting on October 5, 2021…just in time for Halloween!
In Night of the Animated Dead, siblings Barbara and Johnny visit their father’s grave in a remote cemetery in Pennsylvania when they are suddenly set upon by zombies. Barbara flees and takes refuge in an abandoned farmhouse along with stranded motorist Ben and four local survivors found hiding in the cellar. Together, the group must fight to stay alive against the oncoming horde of zombies while also confronting their own fears and prejudices.
Night of the Animated Dead features the voice talents of Josh Duhamel (Jupiter’s Legacy, Transformers) as Harry Cooper, Dulé Hill (The West Wing, Psych) as Ben, Katharine Isabelle (Ginger Snaps) as Barbara, James Roday Rodriguez (A Million Little Things, Psych) as Tom, Katee Sackhoff (The Mandalorian, Battlestar Galactica) as Judy, Will Sasso (MadTV) as Sheriff McClelland, Jimmi Simpson (Westworld) as Johnny and Nancy Travis (Last Man Standing) as Helen Cooper.
BLU-RAY AND DVD SPECIAL FEATURES
Making of the Animated Dead – Join director Jason Axinn & Producer Michael Luisi as they regale fans with the careful process of honoring the iconic classic with their vision for an animated remake, including scene breakdowns and booth recordings with the cast!
Will you be picking up Night of the Animated Dead this Fall?