Saban Films has dropped a new restricted (not safe for work, kids, or zombies) trailer for the horror film, Day of the Dead: Bloodline. The latest Dead film is described as a reimagining of horror meister George A. Romero’s beloved cult classic. Along with releasing the new restricted trailer, Saban Films debuted a poster featuring Johnathon Schaech and inspired by George A. Romero’s original film.
The original Romero Day of the Dead film was released in 1985 and starred Lori Cardille, Terry Alexander, and Joseph Pilato. The cast of the new zombie apocalypse film is led by Johnathon Schaech (Legends of Tomorrow, Prom Night), Sophie Skelton (Outlander), Marcus Vanco (The Shannara Chronicles, Unbroken) and Jeff Gum (The Forgiven, Primal).
Mark Rhino Smith (The Last Ship, Acts of Vengeance), Lillian Blankenship (Security), and Shari Watson (A Day in the Life) are also featured in the 2018 zombie film. Hèctor Hernández Vicens (The Corpse of Anna Fritz) directed from a script by Mark Tonderai (House at the End of the Street, Hush) and Lars Jacobson (Baby Blues). Jeff Gum, Avi Lerner, John R Sherman, and Seth M Sherwood executive produced. Christa Campbell, Vincent Cheng, Boaz Davidson, James Glenn Dudelson, Robert Franklin Dudelson, and Lati Grobman served as producers.
Day of the Dead: Bloodline is rated R for bloody violence and gore, language and brief sexuality/nudity. The horror movie’s set to open in theaters, on VOD, and Digital HD on January 5, 2018.
The Plot: A reimagining of George A. Romero’s cult classic, Day of the Dead: Bloodline is set in a post-apocalyptic, zombie-filled world where a former med school student is tormented by a dark figure from her past. The only thing is, he’s a half-human, half-zombie hell-bent on destroying her world.