When Friday Night Lights Meets Zombies you Get “Play Dead”

by on Apr.21, 2010, under Humor, Movie, Video

Play Dead
Up and coming indie horror/thriller/comedy in the spirit of Friday Night Lights and Shaun of the Dead entitled Play Dead. Looks like a blast check out their main site for more behind the scene videos and Pics. We don’t have too much to wait for Play Dead it’s slated for release May 4th.

A horror/thriller/comedy in the spirit of ‘Friday Night Lights’ and ‘Shawn of the Dead’. The story centers on zombies bent on revenge in a football-obsessed town. When a high school football team is murdered by a rival team, a local witch brings the dead players back to life as zombies so they can trounce their rivals in one last game and save their own souls….

Directed and produced by Doug Sakmann in association with Backseat Conceptions, based on a novel by Ryan Brown. The novel ‘Play Dead’ is to be released by Simon and Schuster nationwide on May 4th 2010.

Check out the cheerleader tryouts for Play Dead. featuring (in order of appearance) Jessica Cnzop, Catrina Knightess, Kim Reo, Carmella Hayslett, Heather Doyle, Larry Kwartowitz and Catlin Riley! Everyone made the cut, but Larry and Catlin were not available on the day of the shoot!

Behind the scene video showing off the Special effects with director Doug Sakmann as he explains the creation of a portion of a zombie neck stump using silicon and red food coloring.

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