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Release Date: October 2, 2009 (North America)
Genres: Comedy, Horror MPAA Rating: R
Production Phase: Released
Studio: Columbia Pictures Production Company: Pariah Films
Who's In It: Woody Harrelson (Tallahassee), Jesse Eisenberg (Columbus), Emma Stone (Wichita), Abigail Breslin (Little Rock), Amber Heard (406)
Who's Making It: Ruben Fleischer (Director), Rhett Reese (Screenwriter), Paul Wernick (Screenwriter), Gavin Polone (Producer),
Premise: After the world is overrun with zombies the most frightened man on earth becomes the unlikely leader for a ragtag group of survivors looking for shelter.... More »
Friday, September 4, 2009
The first test screening review for Zombieland that we've seen was published by Slashfilm yesterday. The person that submitted the report gave the film their recommendation but the review is surprisingly sparce on story details save for a mention as to the location of the movie's final action piece. Here's a snippet:
"The film had some points that lagged, but its very likely that they’ll cut all that down a little before October. It also felt like the movie took far too long to get to the amusement park at the end (the part of the film everyone really wants to see), and then once they get there, it was over far too fast. Harrelson’s character gets some truly excellent zombie kills in while they are there, but it left me wanting more."- Slashfilm. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Wednesday, August 26, 2009
Sony just released an international trailer for Zombieland. In the interest of international relations let's take a look at it, shall we?
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Tuesday, August 25, 2009
Sony must like what they've got with Zombieland as the studio has moved up the release of the horror comedy by one week, from October 9 to the 2nd.- Sony Pictures. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Friday, August 14, 2009
Columbia Pictures just sent off a new Zombieland poster to theaters across North America and has given Coming Soon the online exclusive. Check the site to see the four main cast members nutting up for zombie killing.- Coming Soon. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Wednesday, August 5, 2009
A red band trailer for Zombieland has gone up at MySpace. You know what that means, right? Redband + zombie movie = zombie carnage. Say, is that a stripper zombie wearing pasties we see running toward the camera in slo-mo?
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Friday, July 24, 2009
Bloody Disgusting has two new photos from Zombieland for you to enjoy. One is of Woody Harrelson and Jesse Eisenberg arming themselves with their preferred weapon of choice, the other gives you a new reason for you to be afraid of clowns.- Bloody Disgusting. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Thursday, July 16, 2009
A teaser poster for Zombieland has been spotted in the wild. There's no zombies on the one-sheet but it's got a great tagline don't you think?- Slashfilm. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Thursday, June 18, 2009
The first trailer for Ruben Fleisher's Zombieland has just been released, giving us our first taste of zombie killing mayhem. Check out the carnage below:
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Friday, June 12, 2009
A quartet of photos from Zombieland have appeared exclusively over at AICN. They give us our first look at the main cast members of the film as well as what the shuffling undead enemies look like.- Ain't It Cool News. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Monday, April 27, 2009
When you see Zombieland keep your eyes peeled for a cameo from a certain Ghostbuster. It turns out that Bill Murray is in the film done up as one of the walking undead.- Shock Till You Drop. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Sunday, April 19, 2009
Director Ruben Fleisher posted an update to his website on Saturday. "Zombieland is officially done shooting. We finished up today with some serious LA landmarks - Grauman’s Chinese Theater, Beverly Drive, and the 4th Street Bridge," he said, posting two photos of the street outside the world famous theater with debris strewn all over. "All in all a good day. A nice reunion, and very low pressure shooting. From here there is a long summer of editing before me, which is daunting, but exciting, because I know the material we have is so strong. It should be lots of fun. I honestly can’t wait."- Ruben Fleisher. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Saturday, April 11, 2009
As he was departing from a terminal at New York's La Guardia airport last Wednesday evening, Zombieland actor Woody Harrelson allegedly assaulted a paparazzi photographer who was following him and his daughter. Here's where things get weird and related to the movie: according to Harrelson, the reason why Harrelson lashed out at his pursuer is that he mistook the photographer as a zombie.
"I wrapped a movie called Zombieland, in which I was constantly under assault by zombies, then flew to New York, still very much in character," Harrelson said in a statement released yesterday Friday by his publicist. "With my daughter at the airport I was startled by a paparazzo, who I quite understandably mistook for a zombie."
TMZ, the stalkerazzi celeb news website, has a video of the incident and shows Harrelson grabbing the camera of the photographer.
The one positive thing we've learned is that principal photography has wrapped on the movie, so we're bumping the picture's phase up to post-production status.- CNN, TMZ. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Sunday, January 25, 2009
Two weeks back there was an open casting call for zombie extras for this film. Lucky for us there was someone who ran out to the audition, recorded it and then threw it on YouTube. If seeing a long line of wannabe extras is as dull for you as it is for us, skip to 1:30 in and then you'll see some zombie tryouts.
Friday, January 16, 2009
After having appearances in The House Bunny and Superbad driving men wild, Emma Stone will be fending off undead flesheaters when filming kicks off on Zombieland next month. The 20-year-old actress is in final negotiations to star in the horror-comedy as one of the survivors fending off a zombie apocalypse from within a theme park.- Variety. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Tuesday, October 7, 2008
Jesse Eisenberg is in talks to join the ranks of those fighting the undead. The 25-year-old would join Woody Harrelson playing a fellow called Flagstaff whom The Hollywood Reporter desribes as a shut-in whose extreme fear and cowardice makes him unusually skillful at eluding the zombie hordes. But when Flagstaff hooks up with the pack of other survivors he has to come out of his shell if he's going to make it all the way to safety without becoming lunch for the walking dead.
Eisenberg credits include The Village, The Squid and the Whale, Cursed and the upcoming Ryan Reynolds/Kristen Stewart comedy Adventureland.- The Hollywood Reporter. Comment on this Scoop (0)