Thanks to Bloody Disgusting, we now have a brand new, retro-styled poster for Hèctor Hernández Vicens
’ Day of the Dead: Bloodline
. As you can see in the gallery down below, it shows off Johnathon Schaech
’s character Max, a half human and half zombie inspired by Bub from the 1985 original, and also uses the font from that film, too, giving it a rather old school vibe.
It’s a slick piece of art, all things considered, which only makes it all the more unfortunate that this seems to be yet another pointless remake. Perhaps if it was made with a reason, like bringing George A. Romero
’s original script to life, which was cut for budgetary reasons in the 80s, I could understand the need for this project to exist. But that doesn’t seem to be the case.
Instead, this is the third or so interpretation of the 1985 classic,