Hollywood producer Simon West of Lara Croft :Tomb Raider,Con Air and Black Hawk Down fame has roped in R.Madhavan to star in the upcoming horror re-imaging of George Romero’s Night of the Living Dead ,joining the likes of veterans Tony Todds and Tom Sizemore and starcast Danielle Harris,Sarah Habel , Bill Moseley and Joseph Pilato.
Titled Night of The Living Dead :Origins 3D, the film will be produced by Simon West Productions & The Graphic Film Company in association with 2020 Entertainment and Indus Media and Entertainment.The story revolves around a group of survivors fighting to stay alive when a mysterious plague unleashes the undead on New York City.
Says producer Simon West , “This movie represents a whole new way of visualizing the classic zombie genre. It has a fresh and exciting style that sets it apart from all other horror films seen up until now.”
Says actor R.Madhavan, “It’s a great introduction to American Cinema, working with Simon West and his team. He’s made and continues to make some of the most exciting and thrilling films out of Hollywood. I am honored to be working alongside him. I am also thrilled to be in this 3D re-imagining of the cult-classic Night of The Living Dead.”
Adds co-producer Paresh Ghelani of 2020 Entertainment , “It’s great to help introduce American audiences to what those many fans of Bollywood films have known for years. R. Madhavan is a huge dynamic talent. 2020 Entertainment is thrilled to have such an incredible opportunity to work with a world class filmmaker like Simon West in delivering this 3D zombie classic to the screen.”