News George Cameron Romero Announces First Official Casting for ‘Rise of the Living Dead’ Published 10 months ago on December 9, 2017 By Nick Bond Share Tweet Previously known as Origins, Cameron Romero’s now re-titled Rise of the Living Dead will take place shorty before the horrific events of 1968’s Night of the Living Dead. If you’re a regular reader of Dark Universe, then you’ll know that we’ve been covering the film for the past few weeks. Guess what? We have more fresh new details for you today. Recently announced over on the Rise of the Living Dead Facebook page, Romero’s good friend Dimitri from the literal global phenomenon Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike has officially joined the cast. Synopsis: “Origins takes place in the Turmoil of the 1960’s just shortly before “Night of the Living Dead”, and explains how The ‘Original’ Romero Zombie was created. In 1962, Dr. Ryan Cartwright was on the scientific and altruistic path to find a way for humans to sustain life in the event of M.A.D (Mutual Assured Destruction), a huge topic brought on by the Cuban Missile Crisis. Little did he know that over the course of the next several years of his life, he would take a well-funded and military focused journey to the darkest corners of the world… as he creates the ultimate weapon for the government and a curse that will plague mankind for the rest of days.” Stay up to date on everything regarding Rise of the Living Dead only at Dark Universe. Related Topics: Up Next ‘Halloween’ Actress Andi Matichak Says She’s “Shocked and Honored” to Be Cast in the Film Don't Miss David Harbour Says Neil Marshall’s ‘Hellboy’ Reboot Will Be a Dark and Scary Monster Flick Continue Reading Advertisement You may like Click to comment Facebook Advertisement Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0T8C3JIJLA&t=22s Twitter Follow @DUHDNews Advertisement Latest Popular Videos News11 hours ago ‘Halloween’ – The Face of Pure Evil Featurette Focuses on the New Mask News12 hours ago Dakota Johnson Gives Her Soul to the Dance in New ‘Suspiria’ Clip News14 hours ago Mezco Toyz Releasing New 15″ Mega Scale Talking Pennywise ‘IT’ Figure News1 day ago Featurette Tells the Story of Sabrina Spellman in Netflix’s “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” News2 days ago Cavitycolors to Celebrates 40 Years of ‘Halloween’ With Soy Wax Candle and Mystery Enamel Pin Music4 weeks ago Listen to John Carpenter’s Stunning First Track “The Shape Returns” for New ‘Halloween’ News2 weeks ago ‘Halloween’ Writer Danny McBride Has Ideas for Potential Sequel News2 weeks ago Rob Zombie Shares New Photo of Sid Haig as Captain Spaulding in ‘Three From Hell’ Blu-Ray & DVD3 weeks ago Tom Savini’s 1990 ‘Night of the Living Dead’ Remake is Available Again on U.S. Blu-Ray News2 weeks ago New Video Takes You Behind-the-Scenes of David Gordon Green’s ‘Halloween’ Advertisement Trending Horror Lists3 years ago The Many Different Michael Myers Masks Used In Halloween: H20 News1 year ago Todd McFarlane Makes An Announcement on His ‘Spawn’ Script News1 year ago Photo of Doug Bradley Back in Pinhead Makeup for First Time in 12 Years! Blu-Ray & DVD1 year ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! News1 year ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon News1 year ago Official “Friday the 13th: The Game” Release Date Finally Announced! News1 year ago New Photos From Adam Ripp’s Demonic Horror Flick ‘Devil’s Whisper’ News1 year ago Spike’s “The Mist” New Series Trailer Features Gore and Scares!