George Romero’s Night of the Living Dead is probably the most influential horror movie ever made. So it’s no surprise that it’s seen rereleases, remakes, and now an animated version. The upcoming release, Night of the Animated Dead comes out on Digital, September 21st and Blu-ray/DVD on October 5th, 2021. This is an animated adaptation that includes never-before-seen exclusive animated scenes not in the original film. Pre-orders for the physical version start August 10th, 2021.

For those who haven’t seen Night of the Living Dead or need a refresh, here’s the synopsis:

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.

The cast includes: Josh Duhamel, Dulé Hill, Katharine Isabelle, James Roday Rodriguez, Katee Sackhoff, Will Sasso, Jimmi Simpson, and Nancy Travis.

Bonus Features Of Night Of The Animated Dead

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!

This is one feature that looks like it could be pretty inventive. Make sure to check it out when it releases on October 5th (or September 21st for Digital).

Night of the Animated Dead

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