Romero’s ‘Night of the Living Dead’ Getting Animated Treatment

George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead has resonated in pop culture for more than 50 years. Now, THR reports, the 1968 feature that birthed the zombie movie genre is getting the animated treatment with Night of the Animated Dead.

The animated adaptation voice stars Josh Duhamel as Harry Cooper, Dulé Hill as Ben, Katharine Isabelle as Barbara, James Roday Rodriguez as Tom, Katee Sackhoff as Judy, Will Sasso as Sheriff McClelland, Jimmi Simpson as Johnny and Nancy Travis as Helen Cooper.

The animated adaptation is directed by Jason Axinn, who helmed the 2019 animated horror feature To Your Last Death. It is produced by Michael J Luisi, Ralph E. Portillo, Robert Feldman and Kevin Kasha. Executive producers are Richard Potter, Thomas DeFeo and Jamie Elliott.

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has plans to release Night of the Animated Dead this fall on Blu-ray, DVD and digital.

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Mandy Parker

From a long line, family of geeks, author of several unpublished geek girl books, writer for @BleedingFool. Recovering Game of Thrones fan, life-time Tolkien fan.