It was killed off in 2007 when CBS passed on the pilot - but Babylon Fields has now come lurching back into life, with NBC commissioning a new pilot.
The series is not a typical zombie format. A bit like the surprise hit French TV show The Returned, these undead don't want to feast on man flesh. Instead they simply attempt to carry on with their former lives.
Deception star is as yet the only star to be cast and the show will be directed by , who has a great CV in television, taking charge of shows such as Six Feet Under, Blue Bloods, Dexter and Homeland.
So does this unusual zombie format sound like something you would want to see? And what would you do if you came back a zombie?