Land of the Dead - Uncut screenings across the US and DVD details
5th Oct 05
Wow, have we got some news for you. Not only do we have details of the extras on the two different US DVD release details for you ('R' rated and unrated), we also have news of screenings of the uncut version of Land of the Dead in screens across America on 17th October. This is the relevant bit of the press release from Fangoria.
Universal Pictures is allowing a One Night Only showing of the uncut version of George A. Romero’s Land of the Dead at select theatres across the country. The showing will be preceded by an exclusive interview with George Romero. This will be the only theatrical showing of the uncut edition of the film. It promises to be an exciting evening.
Regarding the DVD releases, here's all the details, after a few links to the Land of the Dead trailer and a bonus clip too.
RATED “R” SYNOPSIS
Legendary filmmaker George A. Romero returns to unleash his new zombie masterpiece! Starring Simon Baker, Dennis Hopper and John Leguizamo, Romero’s latest undead epic finds humanity’s last remnants battling to survive the unspeakable truth: The ravenous zombie hordes besieging their fortified city…are evolving
Packed with more heart-pounding and blood-curdling thrills than any theater could show, this special Unrated Director’s Cut unleashes the ultimate vision of George A. Romero’s latest living-dead shock-fest! Starring Simon Baker, Dennis Hopper and John Leguizamo, Land of the Dead finds humanity’s last remnants battling to survive the unspeakable truth: The ravenous zombie hordes besieging their fortified city…are evolving!
UNDEAD AGAIN: THE MAKING OF LAND OF THE DEAD - Go behind-the-scenes and onto the set for an insider’s look at the blood, sweat and…more blood that went into the creation of George A. Romero’s most spectacular zombie film yet!
A DAY WITH THE LIVING DEAD - From “first call” to “wrap,” star John Leguizamo takes you on a humorous personal tour through an entire working day.
THE REMAINING BITS - These tasty deleted scenes are definitely not your average movie leftovers!
FEATURE COMMENTARY - Director George A. Romero guides you through his newest monsterpiece.
WHEN SHAUN MET GEORGE - Stars from the cult hit Shaun of the Dead (Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright) have some ghoulish fun the cast and crew during their cameos.
UNRATED EXCLUSIVE BONUS FEATURES
BRINGING THE DEAD TO LIFE - The film’s makeup artist Greg Nicotero offers insight into the fine art of crafting a convincing creepy zombie.
BRINGING THE STORYBOARDS TO LIFE- A step-by-step comparison of storyboard drawings and the final terrifying result captured on film.
ZOMBIE EFFECTS: FROM GREEN SCREEN TO FINISHED SCENE- See how zombie-actors, an unfinished set and computer-generated imagery combine to create the chilling illusion of reality.
SCENES OF CARNAGE- A killer music video featuring the movie’s most outlandish scenes! (STREAMING LINK BELOW)
SCREAM TESTS: ZOMBIE CASTING CALL- Real-life and computer-generated zombies strut their undead stuff!