George A Romero, Night of the Living Dead director, dies aged 77
George A Romero, director of horror classic Night of the Living Dead, has died. He was 77.
In a statement to the Los Angeles Times, Romero’s producing partner Peter Grunwald said the director died in his sleep after a “brief but aggressive battle with lung cancer”.
Night of the Living Dead, a zombie film which combined horror and social satire, which Romero co-wrote with John Russo, was released in 1968 and became a cult classic. It spawned a series: Dawn of the Dead, Day of the Dead, Land of the Dead, Diary of the Dead and Survival of the Dead. The last was released in 2009.ozoneman, 3FingerBrown, Pacco Fransisco and 4 othersShlabotnik, Gryneos, Pastiche, Enthusiast like this"But nothing ever changes unless there's some pain" - Tears For Fears "Goodnight Song"
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