News George A. Romero Reveals More ‘Road of the Dead’ Plot Details Published 2 years ago on July 7, 2017 By Nick Bond Share Tweet While George A. Romero struggles to make his latest zombie flick Road of the Dead a reality, his luck might be about to change at this years Frontières co-production market, which could be the perfect place to seek the financing needed. The new flick is co-written by Romero and is set to be directed by Matt Birman. Synopsis: “In the darkest days of the zombie apocalypse, the last safe place on earth is anything but, as a mad despot uses the spectacle of high octane carnage to keep control of his populous.” Romero recently spoke with Rue Morgue to discuss his next hopeful project Road of the Dead, and by reading the plot details, it sounds like it’s going to be something totally different to his past zombie flicks. “It’s set in a sanctuary city where this fat cat runs a haven for rich folks, and one of the things that he does is stage drag races to entertain them,” Romero told the site. “There’s a scientist there doing genetic experiments, trying to make the zombies stop eating us, and he has discovered that with a little tampering, they can recall certain memory skills that enable them to drive in these races. So it’s a demolition derby with zombies at the wheels, and of course the shit hits the fan in other ways. It’s really a romp; it’s great fun, with stunts galore.” Romero delves deeper, “This one is really almost a comedy, though it’s got scares and spooky moments and all that. It’s more about suspense than blood. While there is gore, it’s not overt; there are no big, operatic sequences where people get torn apart. There’s slapstick in it, but it’s mostly stunts; it’s quite different. One character dies, for example, in a tragic way, but was once in NASCAR and is able to come back and drive. It’s that kind of looney-tunes.” “It’s really THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS with zombies.“ Head on over to Rue Morgue to learn more. Related Topics: Up Next ‘Dawn of the Dead’ Remake Gets a Scream Factory Collector’s Blu-Ray! Don't Miss First Look at the Official Poster for Lionsgate’s Upcoming ‘Jigsaw’ Advertisement You may like Click to comment Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Facebook Advertisement Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNZEMdODcq4 Twitter Follow @DUHDNews Advertisement Latest Popular Videos Blu-Ray & DVD13 hours ago Own ‘Halloween’ 2018 4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray Steelbook Featuring Todd Mcfarlane’s Artwork News2 days ago Soska Sisters Lock Down First-Look Deal With Cronenberg Producer Prospero Pictures News2 days ago New ‘Masters of the Universe’ Movie is Scheduled for a March 5th, 2021 Release Date Music3 days ago Slipknot Video “UNSAINTED” Features Corey Taylor’s New Mask Created by Tom Savini! News3 days ago [Video] New ‘Child’s Play’ Featurette Showcases Six Animatronic Chucky Dolls News3 weeks ago Rob Zombie’s ‘3 From Hell’ Receives an R-Rating for Strong Sadistic Violence Editorials4 weeks ago 10 Goriest Horror Movies You Need to See From the Last Three Decades News3 weeks ago New ‘Child’s Play’ Remake Image Reveals a Closer Look at Chucky’s Face News4 weeks ago NECA Shares Photo Gallery for Their New Roy Burns Action Figure from ‘A New Beginning’ News3 weeks ago Rob Zombie Teases ‘Three From Hell’ Trailer Debut and Shares New Captain Spaulding Image News3 days ago [Video] New ‘Child’s Play’ Featurette Showcases Six Animatronic Chucky Dolls News4 days ago Watch the New Restricted Trailer for Zombie Horror Comedy ‘The Dead Don’t Die’ News6 days ago Horror Icon Linnea Quigley Takes on Clowns in the Official Trailer for ‘Clownado’ News1 week ago Pennywise Rises from the Sewers in the First ‘IT: Chapter Two’ Teaser Trailer! News2 weeks ago New Fan Made ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Trailer Becomes a Horror Movie Advertisement Trending Editorials3 years ago The Many Different Michael Myers Masks Used In Halloween: H20 News2 years ago Todd McFarlane Makes An Announcement on His ‘Spawn’ Script News2 years ago Photo of Doug Bradley Back in Pinhead Makeup for First Time in 12 Years! Blu-Ray & DVD2 years ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! News2 years ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon News2 years ago Official “Friday the 13th: The Game” Release Date Finally Announced! News2 years ago New Photos From Adam Ripp’s Demonic Horror Flick ‘Devil’s Whisper’ News2 years ago Spike’s “The Mist” New Series Trailer Features Gore and Scares!