Before his death in 2017, George A. Romero began writing the treatment of Twilight of the Dead, his last zombie film, with Paolo Zelati.
George A. Romero defined the genre of zombies in the world of cinema with The night of the Living Dead (1968), a universe he continued to explore throughout his filmography and that culminated in the film Twilight of the Dead.
However George A. Romero began working on the project he never finished it, and after his death in 2017, his widow Suzanne Romero did everything possible Twilight of the Dead saw the light.
George A. Romero himself began writing the treatment of the film with the Paolo Zelati and soon Zelati went on to write the script for Twilight of the Dead With Joe Knetter y Robert Lucas. For several years, Suzanne Romero was looking for someone who could direct the film and she finally found the right person.
The Hollywood Reporter announced in recent days that Brad Anderson, the American director of The Machinist (2004), is the one that goes behind the cameras George A. Romero’s last film.
Brad Anderson to Direct George A. Romero’s Unfinished Zombie Movie
“The night of the Living Dead the classic of George A. Romero from 1968, was probably the first horror film I saw in my life, and its great impact, its great social relevance and even the ways in which it was made served as a great inspiration to me.. .”, he declared. Brad Anderson.
“This too zombie movie where arms fly and heads roll, but also about social change, one that asks the question: What is it to be human? This is also a horror movie with soul and, dare I say, hope”.
Twilight of the Dead George A. Romero’s unfinished film, plans to begin filming later this year.