What's this? Carrie Ann Moss and Peter Stormare in a film “set in a small 1950s town where rotting zombies deliver the mail.” Is everyone going zombie-crazy lately or what..?
Actually Fido (which starts production monday) sounds allright, and at least it has a more impressive cast list than say, ROTLD 4 or 5. Also joining Moss and Stormare in this independent horror-comedy from Anagram Pictures film are Henry Czerny (Clear and Present Danger and Tim Blake Nelson. The movie will be directed by Andrew Currie who wrote a script based on Dennis Heaton's story with Heaton and Robert Chomiack.
Coming off a little like the sequel to the UK's Shaun of the Dead, Fido details the effects of Earth’s passage through a cloud of space dust, which results in the dead arising from their graves.
In an attempt to quell the mayhem, a patented “domestication collar” is invented by a company called ZomCon, helping society integrate the zombie hordes, who quickly become “gardeners, milkmen, butlers and even pets.”
In the sleepy suburban town of Willard, a boy named Timmy Robinson befriends a ghoul (calling him Fido!) that his mom buys to help around the house — and then has to defend his new pal when the creature’s collar goes wonky and it begins reverting to its flesheating ways.