The Warner Bros. Home Entertainment film Night of the Animated Dead, the animated remake of George A. Romero’s 1968 horror cult classic Night of the Living Dead is set to strike terror into our hearts once again.
IGN has released the first trailer of the animated version. The trailer gives fans a terrifying look of zombies who appear more dangerous and scaring than the live-action ones.
Night of the Animated Dead features the story of two siblings Babara and Johnny who are visiting their father’s grave in in Pennsylvania where they are unexpectedly attacked by zombies. Barbara flees and finds herself in an abandoned farmhouse alongside motorist Ben and four local survivors hiding in the cellar. They must work together and fight to stay alive against the oncoming horde of zombies while also confronting their own fears and prejudices.
Night of the Animated Dead features the voice talents of Josh Duhamel (Jupiter’s Legacy, Transformers) as Harry Cooper, Dulé Hill (The West Wing, Psych) as Ben, Katharine Isabelle (Ginger Snaps) as Barbara, James Roday Rodriguez (A Million Little Things, Psych) as Tom, Katee Sackhoff (The Mandalorian, Battlestar Galactica) as Judy, Will Sasso (MadTV) as Sheriff McClelland, Jimmi Simpson (Westworld) as Johnny and Nancy Travis (Last Man Standing) as Helen Cooper.
The animated feature is directed by Jason Axinn and produced by Michael J. Luisa, Ralph E. Portillo, Robert Feldman, and Kevin Kasha. Richard Potter, Thomas DeFeo, and Jamie Elliott serves as executive producers. The animation is created by Demente Animation Studio.
The film will be released digitally on 21 September 2021 and on Blu-Ray combo Pack and DVD on 5 October 2021.