As a movie fanatic, It’s our oath to watch movies of every genre and languages. Even if it is some B-rated Undead flicks, whether it be scary, gory, bloody or funny. 2013 is already looking promising in the Zombie Movie section. “World War Z (2013)” and “Warm Bodies (2013)” are two upcoming zombie movies that I know I will be seeing when they come out are slated for release. No fewer than two dozen zombie films are planned for the 2013 year, so stock your provisions and board up your windows as we take a look at a few of the movies set to shamble their way to the big screen.
1. World War Z (2013)
Paramount Pictures’s “World War Z” is one of the most anticipated post-apocalyptic horror film based on the novel of “World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War” Max Brooks. It is directed “Quantum of Solace” Marc Forster and written Matthew Michael Carnahan. The story is revolves around a U.N. employee who is racing against time and fate, as he travels the world trying to stop the outbreak of a deadly Zombie pandemic.The initial trailer seems serious outbreak of undead with larger than life CGI work. A definite action-zombie world war movie to look forward to in 2013. Watch Trailer
2. Warm Bodies (2013)
Summit Entertainment’s “Warm Bodies” is an upcoming romantic zombie comedy film directed and written ” 50/50 (2011) ” Jonathan Levine. It is based on Isaac Marion’s popular novel of the same name. The film stars Nicholas Hoult, John Malkovich and Teresa Palmer. This film focuses on the growth of the relationship between Julie (a teenage girl) and R (a zombie) and how their romance sets in motion a sequence of events that might transform the entire lifeless world. I don’t know much about the entire storyline because i haven’t read the novel. But it seems like a new version of “Twilight”. Watch Trailer
3. R.I.P.D. (2013)
Universal Pictures’s R.I.P.D. is an action comedy film starring Ryan Reynolds as Nick Walker, Jeff Bridges as Roy Pulsipher, Kevin Bacon as Bobby Hayes and Mary-Louise Parker as Procter (Jodie Foster was considered for the role of Procter) .It is directed “RED (2010)” Robert Schwentke and based on the comic book “Rest In Peace Department” Peter M. Lenkov. This film focuses on a recently slain young cop joins a team of undead police officers working for the Rest In Peace Department and tries to find the man who killed him. Zach Galifianakis was supposed cast as Roy Pulsipher, but dropped out due to scheduling conflicts. Trailer Coming Soon.
4. The 4th Reich (2013)
“The 4th Reich” story set in during the early hours of 6 June 1944, the chilling realities of Hitler’s true intentions are exposed, to create a force that can never be beaten, a 4th Reich – The New World Order. A team of Nazi doctors and scientists were charged with generating a superior race. Their experiments and research would produce unspeakable evil and change the face of humanity forever.
“The 4th Reich” is an upcoming zombie horror/action film directed and written Shaun Robert Smith and starring Sean Bean, Sean Pertwee, Doug Bradley, Craig Conway and Tom Savini. The story sounds quite interesting. Let’s see how well it works on audience. Trailer Coming Soon.
5. Night of the Living Dead: Origins 3D (2013)
“Night of the Living Dead: Origins 3D” is an upcoming 3D animated horror remake of 1990 version of the same name. It is written and directed Zebediah De Soto and starring Starring Tony Todd, Danielle Harris, Tom Sizemore, Joe Pilato, Bill Moseley, Michael Diskint,Erin Braswell and Jesse Corti. The film is a re-telling of the original film, set in New York City rather than rural Pennsylvania. Both Todd and Moseley would be reprising their roles as Ben and Johnny, respectively, from the 1990 version of the film. Watch Trailer
6. Zombie Hunter (2013)
Arrowstorm Entertainment’s “Zombie Hunter” follows one man, Hunter, who has nothing left but a beat-up Camero and a trunk full of guns and booze. He runs down flesh eaters, hunting them for sport and redemption from his tortured past. K. King is making his writing and directing debut with Zombie Hunter, a horror-action film. It stars Martin Copping as Zombie Hunter, Danny Trejo as Jesús and Clare Niederpruem as Alison. Trailer Coming Soon.
7. I Walked with a Zombie (2013)
“I Walked with a Zombie” is an upcoming remake of 1943 of the same name. It is directed and written Adam Marcus who also wrote story for “Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013)” . “I Walked with a Zombie” is still in pre-production and lead roles are not yet announced. The story revolves around a teacher who comes to home-school, children on a mysterious plantation, but soon finds herself trapped. Trailer Coming Soon.
8. Silent Night of the Living Dead (2013)
“Silent Night of the Living Dead” , the horror-comedy film directed Paul Davis. He teams up with writer James Moran – of Severance and the forthcoming Cockneys vs. Zombies – to tell the story of a group of locals who hole up in a West Sussex high school on Christmas Eve and have to fend off zombies. It stars Tom Savini as George Palmer, Reece Shearsmith as Wesley Gordon and AJ Bowen as Jack Palmer. Trailer Coming Soon.
9. Invasion of the Not Quite Dead (2013)
Indywood Films’s “Invasion of the Not Quite Dead” is an upcoming zombie horror-comedy film directed and written Antony D. Lane who is yet to release his first film. It stars Andrew Ellis as Nicolas , Ajay Nayyar as Blade and Frank Jakeman as Sam Peterson. The plot is set in 1978 a deadly virus is contained… Thirty years later the virus is released on an unsuspecting island off the coast of England in this very unique take on the Zombie genre. Trailer Coming Soon.
10. Epitaph: Bread and Salt (2013)
From the director of “The Wait (2006)” and “Wages of Sin (2007)”, “Epitaph: Bread and Salt” is a Sci-fi zombie-horror film based on the comic book created Nathyn Masters. It is directed, written and acted Nathyn Masters himself. The plot set around a family of Estrie hunters, unite with a demon hunter to destroy a union of dark cults and their demonic companions. Trailer Coming Soon.