King of the zombies George Romero is currently writing an adaptation of a 2011 book The Zombie Autopsies: Secret Notebooks from the Apocalypse written by Steven C.Schlozman.
Schlozman’s novel shows that there’s still life left in the overworked zombie genre, and we're pretty sure he's happier than a dead-head with a mouthful of brains that Romero's adapting it.
The novel is about a group of scientists perform autopsies on zombies after a zombie apocalypse, making startling discoveries.
Romero said “I've written and made films about zombies for over forty years. In all that time, I've never been able to convince my audience that zombies actually exist.”
“On page one of The Zombie Autopsies, Steven Schlozman takes away any doubt. This fast-moving, entertaining work will have you chuckling...and worrying."
Romero has fallen in love with novel, dubbing it “Tense, graphic, accurate and shocking.”
At the moment, we're not sure if the inventor of the modern zombie movie will slot this adaption into his established undead franchise - Autopsy Of The Dead, anyone? - but one thing's for sure, we're ridiculously happy that he's returning to the genre he invented.
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