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George Romero’s Empire of the Dead Being Developed For TV

May 21, 2015 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas

There’s a zombie TV series based on a Marvel Comic book is on the way, although sadly it doesn’t involve zombie Hulk trying to eat Magneto. Variety reports that George Romero’s Empire of the Dead, which is published as a comic book series for Marvel, is being developed by Demarest Films.

The series loosely continues the storyline of the Romero Dead films and takes place years after the zombie plague has erupted. It takes place in Manhattan, which has survived due to quarantine. Humanity finds itself in the middle of a conflict between the zombie hordes being kept at bay and a race of vampires in conflict with the walking dead..

Romero is writing the series alongside Peter Grunwald.