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"Shaun of the Dead" DVD News

A Romantic Comedy with Zombies


Shaun of the Dead on DVD

Poster for 'Shaun of the Dead'

© Rogue Pictures
Get ready to howl with fear and laughter at "Shaun of the Dead," a hilarious addition to the zombie movie genre, shuffling into video stores December 21, 2004. The zombie romantic comedy gleefully homages such horror classics as "Night of the Living Dead," "Evil Dead" and "28 Days Later." Billed by its innovative creators as a zomedy (a zombie comedy), the film boasts a terrific cast including Simon Pegg ("Band of Brothers"), Bill Nighy ("Love Actually") and Lucy Davis ("The Office"). Shaun of the Dead" proves once and for all that while comedy may not be pretty, horror can be funny.

A Casket Full Of Bonus Features

"Shaun of the Dead" is groaning with bonus features including:
* Missing Bits -- Outrageous outtakes and an all-new deleted scene not shown in theaters

* Raw Meat -- Never-before-seen casting tapes, Simon Pegg's video diary, Edgar & Simon's flip chart, special effects comparison and make-up tests

* T.V. Bits -- Interview with the band Coldplay

* Audio Commentary -. Uncensored commentary by the cast, including the zombies!

* "Story Gaps" -- Interviews with the actors on what happened to their characters, fun animated storyboards and voiceover by the talent

* Zombie Gallery -- Photo gallery and theatrical poster designs

The Official Synopsis

There comes a day in every man's life when he has to get off the couch ... and kill some zombies. When flesh-eating zombies are on the hunt for a bite to eat, it's up to slacker Shaun (Simon Pegg) and his best pal Ed to save their friends and family from becoming the next entree. Satisfy your bloodthirsty appetite with the movie that masters of horror and film critics alike are hailing as the funniest and scariest movie of the year. Novelist Stephen King gushes "it's a 10 on the fun meter and destined to be a cult classic" and Devin Gordon at Newsweek calls "Shaun of the Dead" "a bloody hoot!" It's a screamingly funny outrageous Zomedy that will have you dying with laughter.

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