The film, which was written by Romero, was to be the sixth and final film in his zombie series.
George A. Romerothe last zombie movie, Twilight of the dead, will live to see the light of day. Intended to be his latest foray into the genre he largely created, Twilight of the dead will be resurrected by Romero’s widow, Suzanne Romero, who has been quietly developing the script with the help of three screenwriters: Paolo Zelati – with whom Romero collaborated in his original treatment – Crackling Joe, Y Robert L. Lucas. The team is now looking for the right director to direct the historically significant film.
Suzanne Romero had the following to say about the project:
“Gave [Zelati] My full blessing, as long as I could be there every step of the way to stay true to George’s vision. We had a solid deal and the beginning of the script. I can say 100 percent that George would be incredibly happy for this to continue. I wanted this to be his final stamp on the zombie genre. ”
The importance of Romero’s filmography to the horror genre and the cinema as a whole cannot be overstated. With movies like The night of the Living Dead Y Dawn of the DeadRomero laid out the lore, rules, and thematic potential of the modern Hollywood zombie. By the time he passed away in 2017, Romero had directed five zombie movies, with Twilight of the dead It is intended to be his sixth and final statement on the genre he built. The plot of the film comes from the end of Land of death, in which the fate of a zombie leader is left open to interpretation. According to Zelati, Romero wanted Twilight of the dead to continue that narrative and answer those questions.
The motto of the film is the following: “The story takes place in a decimated world. Life has practically disappeared. But there may still be hope for humanity.” In what can be a strangely emotional and bittersweet trip to the theater for horror fans, Twilight of the dead it will finally mark the end of one of the most important, influential and beloved careers in film history.
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