We all love the original, but what will true horror fans think of an animated version of Night of the Living Dead? Thanks to Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, we now have our first look at the animated recreation of George A. Romero’s 1968 horror classic in Night of the Animated Dead.
Just as in Night of the Living Dead, this animated version follows siblings Barbara and Johnny as visit their father’s grave in a remote cemetery in Pennsylvania when they are suddenly set upon by zombies. Barbara flees and takes refuge in an abandoned farmhouse along with stranded motorist Ben and four local survivors found hiding in the cellar. Together, the group must fight to stay alive against the oncoming horde of zombies while also confronting their own fears and prejudices.
Night of the Animated Dead features the voice talents of Josh Duhamel (Jupiter’s Legacy, Transformers), Dulé Hill (The West Wing, Psych), Katharine Isabelle (Ginger Snaps), James Roday Rodriguez (A Million Little Things, Psych), Katee Sackhoff (The Mandalorian, Battlestar Galactica), Will Sasso (MadTV), Jimmi Simpson (Westworld) and Nancy Travis (Last Man Standing).
The film is set to arrive on September 21, 2021 to Digital and October 5, 2021 to Blu-ray Combo Pack & DVD. Have a look at the trailer below and keep it locked to Horror News Network for the latest on all things George Romero and Night of the Living Dead.