Bits ‘n Bloody Pieces Evening Edition: Prometheus, 28 Weeks Later Short, American Horror Story, Zombie Burgers

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Elisabeth Bathory, Prophecy, Coppola’s Dementia 13

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• Idris Elba did a little bit of talking about Prometheus, directed by Ridley Scott.

• Happy birthday, Brad Dourif! (Born: March 18, 1950)

• 17th Precinct will also star Esai Morales (Caprica), days Deadline. Battlestar Galactica Ron Moore is directing; other BSG vets – James Callis, Jamie Bamber and Tricia Helfer co-star in the supernatural series.

• Zombie Joe’s Underground and B’z Shorts Productions bring the deep, dark memoirs of historic serial killer Elizabeth Bathory to the stage, as divulged in her final days as a prisoner within her own walls. Wielding great power from her noble influence, the Countess fortifies her youth by bathing in the blood of her victims. Based on true historical events. Performances begin March 26 and run every Saturday @ 8:30pm until April 30. (ZJU Theatre Group, 4850 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood)

• A Des Moines, Iowa chef, and life-long horror fan, is opening a zombie burger joint. If you’re in the Grand Avenue area, look for the restaurant in August.

• A short film inspired by and shot during the filming of 28 Weeks Later was posted to the Vimeo page for Damien Joseph Wasylki, who shot the behind-the-scenes footage on the production. It’s about a minute long.

THE END IS NIGH: 28 Weeks Later from Damien Joseph Wasylki* on Vimeo.

• Francis Ford Coppola’s Dementia 13, produced by Roger Corman, will be available in DVD/Blu-Ray combo pack April 26 from Film Chest/Virgil Films & Entertainment.

• Connie Britton is going to star in Ryan (Nip/Tuck) Murphy’s series American Horror Show, says THR. The actress was also seen in last year’s A Nightmare on Elm Street. Plot details are still under wraps.

• Awesome poster for John Frankenheimer’s Prophecy for CHUD.com‘s line of one-sheets.

Source: Ryan Turek, Managing Editor