George A Romero, master of the zombie horror, dies aged 77

Filmmaker George A. Romero, known for horror films such as Night of the Living Dead, Dawn of the Dead, and others, has died, reports the LA Times. According to his long-time producer partner Peter Grunwald, he succumbed after a short battle with lung cancer. He was 77. Romero was born in The Bronx in 1940, and began directing short films after his graduation from Carnegie Mellon University. In 1968, he directed his first independent film, Night of the Living Dead, which the efforts of a group of people trapped in a house during the zombie apocalypse. The film attracted controversy for its depiction of violence and political commentary, and went on to become a landmark classic in the horror genre. Romero went on to direct other films: T... Continue reading…

George A Romero, master of the zombie horror, dies aged 77

Romero's Night of the Living Dead created a genre that continues to inspire filmmakers.

Mon 17 Jul 17 from Arstechnica

George A. Romero, iconic zombie film director, dies at 77 - CNET

The "Night of the Living Dead" creator, who inspired horror filmmakers for decades, has died of lung cancer. Famous fans say goodbye on social media.

Sun 16 Jul 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

George A. Romero, Creator of the Modern Zombie, Movie Dies at 77

George A. Romero, legendary horror director and creator of the Night of the Living Dead series of films, passed away on Sunday, July 17, 2017. He was 77 years old. According to The […] The ...

Sun 16 Jul 17 from Geek.com

Night of the Living Dead director George A. Romero has died

Filmmaker George A. Romero, known for horror films such as Night of the Living Dead, Dawn of the Dead, and others, has died, reports the LA Times. According to his long-time producer ...

Sun 16 Jul 17 from The Verge

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