Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Cockneys vs Zombies to Complete in 2012: First Concept Poster

Optimum Releasing will be releasing Cockneys vs Zombies in the United Kingdom in 2012 and the film puts much of East London on the run, from the hordes of undead. The first concept poster, in blood reds and midnight blacks, is here and the film will star Rasmus Hardiker (Your Highness), Michelle Ryan ("Jekyll") and Georgia King (Tormented). Prepare to lace up your trainers soon, as "flesh eating zombies," bank robbers and an overrun old folks home vie for your attention. More details, including a set photo, are below.

The synopsis for Cockneys vs Zombies:

"Cockneys vs Zombies is the story of Andy (Harry Treadaway) and Terry (Rasmus Hardiker): two hapless cockney brothers who try to save their grandad's (Alan Ford) care home by robbing a bank. At the same time, a virus sweeps across East London turning all the inhabitants into flesh eating zombies. Faced with hordes of undead zombies, the challenge is to rescue a home full of tough old folks, escape with the loot, and get out of London alive!

n. pl. cock·ney or Cock·ney [kokni]
1. (Social Science / Peoples) (often capital) a native of London, esp of the working class born in the East End, speaking a characteristic dialect of English. Traditionally defined as someone born within the sound of the bells of St. Mary-le-Bow church.

2. (Linguistics) the urban dialect of London or its East End for example 'Dog and Bone = Phone'" (SC Films).

Release Date: 2012 (UK, Theatrical).

Director: Matthias Hoene.

Writers: James Moran and Lucas Roche.

Producers: James Harris, Mark Lane, Mark Birmingham, Simon Crowe, and Matthew Joynes.

Cast: Michelle Ryan, Harry Treadaway, Rasmus Hardiker, Georgia King, Honor Blackman, and Alan Ford.


Cockneys vs Zombies at SC Films Int.

A must-see zombie horror comedy, also shot in the UK (Shaun of the Dead):

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