SYFY’s Day of the Dead Trailer Teases October Premiere

SYFY has finally released the official trailer for their upcoming series adaptation of Day of the Dead, based on George A. Romero’s iconic 1985 horror film of the same name. The series is scheduled to make its debut sometime in October.

The Day of the Dead trailer, which you can check out below, features our first look at the series’ six leads who will try to survive the first 24 hours of the zombie apocalypse. It also teases the violence and gore that viewers should expect to see in the series as well as its comedic tone.

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SYFY’s Day of the Dead centers around a group of strangers trying to survive the first 24 hours of an undead invasion. This ode to George A. Romero’s famous flesh-eaters reminds us that sometimes all it takes to bring people together is a horde of hungry zombies trying to rip them apart.

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The 10-episode series is written and created by Jed Elinoff and Scott Thomas, who will also be serving as showrunners. It stars Keenan Tracy, Daniel Doheny, Natalie Malaika, Morgan Holmstrom, and Kristy Dawn Dinsmore.

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Day of the Dead is executive produced and directed by Steven Kostanski. Executive producers are Stan Spry, Jeff Holland, Drew Brown for Cartel Entertainment, alongside Robert Dudelson, James Dudelson, and Jordan Kizwani from HiTide Studios. Romero’s film was the third in his six-film Dead series, which began with Night of the Living Dead in 1968 then continued with 1978’s Dawn of the Dead, 2005’s Land of the Dead, 2007’s Diary of the Dead, and 2009’s Survival of the Dead. Day of the Dead.


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