News: ZOMBIELAND Headed to TV Screens

Written by Chris Holt Tuesday, 18 October 2011

Movie News

Following the success of THE WALKING DEAD tv show, whose recent second season debut had amazing viewing figures, Fox has decided to move ahead with a series based on the movie ZOMBIELAND.

This is interesting because ZOMBIELAND was originally conceived as a TV series before ultimately becoming a movie. The movie was a success back in 2009 and is well liked amongst genre fans. They were planning on a cinematic sequel which has now been cancelled because of the TV series. It could also be that stars Jesse Eisenberg and Emma Stone got too big to go back to a humble horror comedy sequel.

The creative team behind the series will be the original writers and producers which is good news for fans of the movie. This could be a funny alternative to The WALKING DEAD which if it follows the comic books will get unrelentingly grim by season 4.

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