Entertainment Weeekly announced the Portland Film Festival’s Guinness World Record event Zombie Day. Under the direction of George C. Romero, son of iconic horror director George A. Romero (Night of the Living Dead, Dawn of the Dead), the record-setting event will be held in Portland, Oregon on Labor Day, Monday, September 7th.
An anticipated cast of thousands are expected for the all-day event, which will also include a late night surprise zombie film graveyard screening. Award winning makeup artists from The Hunger Games, The Maze Runner and Firefly will be on hand to oversee the effects and direction of the throng of extras. The script was written by Randall Jahnson (The Doors, The Mask of Zorro)
“Zombie Day Apocalypse perfectly captures the renegade spirit and vision of the Portland Film Festival,” said Executive Director Josh Leake “and we are honored to be working with George C. Romero, and a truly talented group of filmmakers to redefine cinematic history and set a new Guinness world record. I invite all zombie lovers, haters, cinema fans and filmmakers from around the world to join us in creating an unforgettable film experience this Labor Day, and celebrate this unique Portland Film Festival event.”
Visit Entertainment Weekly’s article here: Zombies invited to descend on Portland for historic rampage!
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