We’re coming up on the 7th anniversary of the star-studded, horror comedy Zombieland. That also means we’re coming up on the 7th anniversary of talk about a sequel. However, now that the original film’s writers have a new monster hit movie under their belt, they’re back at it.
Zombie movies are, by design, all about death. Zombies kill humans, humans kill zombies, humans become zombies and are killed again, etc. What sets an exceptional zombie movie apart from the brain-munching pack? The gruesome creativity of its death scenes. Here are nine of our favorites.
It's been five years since Zombieland was released. But Sony's getting serious about a sequel, hiring a writer and locking down the return of the original director.
Stunt casting is a long tradition in science fiction and fantasy, but it's only gotten more common lately. Films and TV shows will cast a famous actor — or someone who used to be in a Joss Whedon show — to spark interest. Sometimes, it's just unnecessary. But here are a bunch of cases where it was the perfect casting.
Pranks can do more than provide a little comic relief. They can teach important lessons. Like, "Don't take yourself too seriously." Or "Here's a taste of your own medicine." Or "I'm a dick." Here are pranks from science fiction and fantasy, some of which say something of value and some of the "I'm a dick" variety.
Last December, the NRA's Wayne LaPierre decided to blame Hollywood's "blood-soaked" gun "pornography" for gun violence. But now, the NRA has posted a list of great gun movies, and what they taught us. What important lesson about guns did we learn from The Terminator and Zombieland?
Amazon has decided not pick up the Zombieland TV series, whose pilot premiered last month. Writer/producer Rhett Reese was especially bitter, tweeting that "die-hard Zombieland [movie] fans" had "hated it out of existence." I guess the fact that the pilot was just a lackluster imitation of the movie was just a…
I assume by the law of averages, someone, somewhere, watched the movie Zombieland and said to himself, "You know, this is good, but it would be even better with less talented actors, a smaller budget, and more hokiness." That person would be a weirdo, but they'd enjoy the shit out of Amazon's new Zombieland TV series.
Behold what appears to be the trailer for Amazon's Zombieland pilot. We're worried that this whole Amazon making its own television idea is about to get off to a very, very rocky start. Give it a whirl, and you'll see what we mean.
The very first trailer for Zombieland's TV series takes place in the same post-apocalyptic world as the movie, and it even has the same collection of life-saving rules the characters follow. However, the original band of survivors has been recast and it feels... off.
A bit of surprising but potentially very exciting news: Zombieland, the TV series, is no longer going to air on a regular broadcast network. Instead, Amazon.com has snapped it up and is developing the series in hopes of showing it on their instant video service.
Zombieland was one of the freshest horror comedies of the past decade — and there were reports in late 2011 that it was going to become a TV show for CBS. Now, it looks like the Zombieland TV show is actually a real thing, because casting calls just went out yesterday for the show's main characters.
This weekend sees the release of two self-aware takes on the horror genre: Cabin in the Woods and Detention. So this is a great time to pay tribute to the long tradition of meta horror films that have winked at the audience and poked fun at the tropes of the genre.
We've got a double dose of news about everyone's favorite horror comedy writers Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese. Looks like Zombieland 2 might become a TV show, and there may be a potentially hilarious Micronauts film in our future!
Yes, the first G.I. Joe movie wasn't exactly a masterpiece. But the sequel has a script by the Zombieland team of Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, and it's being directed by Legion of Extraordinary Dancers creator Jon M. Chu. So you know, we oughta give it the benefit of the doubt.
The stalwart zombie-road-sign prank recently befuddled drivers outside of St. John's, Canada. Anonymous pranksters set it up to inform unwitting Newfoundlanders/Labradorians of a necrotic outbreak. Walking dead and those darn space rays, griefing the roadways of North America.
Longtime Batman composer Hans Zimmer explains why his score for The Dark Knight Rises will be his most epic yet. The Amazing Spider-Man costar Irrfan Khan explains how his character fits into the movie. Woody Harrelson isn't so sure about a sequel to Zombieland. There's a great new image of everyone's favorite…
Tron Legacy director Joseph Kosinski is proud of his movie, but there's one major special effect that he's not happy with. Christopher Nolan is handing Superman over to Zack Snyder, and he won't say no to another Inception. Spoilers forever!
The writer of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer reboot explains why this idea might not be completely terrible. Zombieland 2 is looking for a new cameo that will top Bill Murray's. The Hobbit is going 3D. Huzzah for spoilers!
What's the perfect fashion item to be wearing when disaster strikes? A big sign that says "The End is Near." So we rounded up our favorite signs that forewarn the end of days — or at least made us laugh.