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HNN Staff Discuss What to Expect in 2019

The upcoming year is shaping up to be quite a significant one for horror fans, with numerous film and television projects scheduled to premiere across many different platforms.  From Pet Sematary to It: Chapter Two to yet another promising Jordan Peele production, there is reason for both optimism and skepticism within the genre.

Join HNN’s Christine, Larry and Sean as they discuss and critique what to expect in 2019.

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‘Zomebieland Double Tap’ Adds Cast and Releases First Poster as “10 Year Challenge”

Ten years ago Zombieland delighted movie-goers with it’s horror/comedy/zombie ways and now the sequel, Zombieland Double Tap, is set to begin filming this week. According to Deadline, Rosario Dawson (Death Proof, Sin City) has been added to the cast joining other Zombieland newcomers Zoey Deutch (Everybody Wants Some!) and Avan Jogia (Now Apocalypse); the cast also includes original members Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, and Abigail Breslin.

In a pretty genius move, the poster for this new installment of the Sony film was released via the Zombieland Twitter account as a #10YearChallenge post (see below) and they’ve all aged pretty nicely for spending ten years in a zombie wasteland! According to Deadline, Zombieland Double Tap, “centers on the comic mayhem that stretches from the White House and through the heartland. The zombie slayers must face off against the many new kinds of zombies that have evolved since the first movie, as well as some new human survivors. Most of all, they have to face the growing pains of their own snarky, makeshift family.” read more

Zoey Deutch Joins ‘Zombieland 2’

Deadline is reporting that Zoey Deutch has been added to the cast of Zombieland 2. Deutch joins the returning Zombieland cast which includes Woody Harrelson as Tallahassee, Jesse Eisenberg as Columbus, Emma Stone as Wichita, and Abigail Breslin as Little Rock.

The next installment follows the survivors from the nation’s capital all the way to the American heartland as they try to survive living with each other and the evolving zombie threat.

Directed by Ruben Fleischer and released in the US on October 2, 2009, Zombieland followed an awkward college student as he tries to survive a zombie apocalypse. The film earned $102.4 million at the box office and was nominated for several awards at various shows including the MTV Movie Awards, Saturn Awards, Scream Awards, and Teen Choice Awards. read more

Zombieland 2 Writers Confirm Script is Complete

A lot has happened since Zombieland was released in 2009. Emma Stone, Jesse Eisenberg, Amber Heard, and Abigail Breslin have gone on to become big names in Hollywood; and Woody Harrelson has remained as red-hot as ever. Writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick went on to write the script of the incredibly successful Deadpool for Fox, which further solidified them as writers who could create “R” rated projects which can be lucrative for studios even in an unpredictable market.

Reese and Wernick, recently sat down with ComicBook to explain their progress on Zombieland 2, and to detail a campaign effort to get the film made that’s not unlike what happened during pre-production for Deadpool. Here are some highlights from their discussion: read more