The most controversial film in iconic director 's original zombie trilogy is getting rebooted for a second time. Yup, it looks like we'll be getting a Day Of The Dead as soon as 2014 from the same producers that brought us Texas Chainsaw 3D.
For those who haven't seen the original film, it takes place after the zombie uprising has literally decimated the entire planet. The lone survivors live in an underground bunker doing tests on zombies. However, as well all know in post-apocalyptic settings, the ultimate danger involves living people. I originally saw this movie when I was in the sixth grade and I was totally unprepared for how horrific and realistic 's special effects were going to be. Seriously, you have to be pretty tough to stomach some of the scenes. People are ripped apart like they're made of paper. It's intense.
The movie was originally remade in 2007 with and . I'm going to save you a couple of hours by letting you know that you just need to watch the original.
Ultimately, the producers say that they're looking to honor the bleak spirit of Romero's original film. According to the LA Times:
We want to keep it as close to the Romero version as possible, to make sure that his fans are happy. These are not going to be zombies climbing walls and doing back flips like in World War Z.
I'm okay with this remake because anything that gives me a reason to sit down and watch the original trilogy is fine by me. Here's the trailer to the original film. I've never actually seen the trailer, but it's absolutely nothing like the actual film: