I don’t think people are actually tired of zombies and zombie stories. I think they’re just tired of seeing the same stories and characters over and over.
We’ve seen the law abiding white dude who’s slowly corrupted to an evil dictator. We’ve seen the small group who turn on each other over food and internal conflicts. We’ve seen the anti-social asshole who goes around killing zombies and committing crimes because he can.
There’re so many possible stories in the zombie apocalypse setting, but writers keep coming back to the same archetypes and formulas.
The man who invented the Zombie movie, George Romero passed away today at the age of 77 after a long struggle with lung cancer Among his work were The Night of the Living Dead, and Dawn of the Dead two classics every horror buff must own. Scary, funny, cutting social commentary, George did it all. Stay scared everyone
Legendary filmmaker George A. Romero, father of the modern movie zombie and creator of the groundbreaking “Night of the Living Dead” franchise, has died at 77, his family said.
His appetite for brains is reported to be insatiable.