FEARnet Celebrates George Romero & Declares February 4th 'Tweet Like a Zombie' Day

Premier Destination for Horror, Thriller and Suspense Celebrates George Romero's 70th Birthday with Zombie-themed Tweets, Free Zombie Movies, Tributes from Genre Notables like 'Pan's Labyrinth' Director Guillermo Del Toro and 'World War Z' Author Max Broo

PRNewswire
LOS ANGELES
Feb 2, 2010

This Thursday, George Romero - director of Night of the Living Dead and father of the modern zombie movie - celebrates his 70th birthday. In his honor, FEARnet.com will be overrun by zombie movies, videos, interviews and articles, including the first ever "Tweet Like a Zombie" Day.

  Festivities to include:
  --  Tributes to George Romero from horror notables Guillermo Del Toro
      (Pan's Labyrinth), Mick Garris (Masters of Horror), Max Brooks (World
      War Z) and others.
  --  Video interviews with Romero and cast members of his groundbreaking
      "Living Dead" series of films.
  --  Full-length, free streaming movies featuring the consequences of
      zombie-like outbreaks, including Mulberry Street, the aptly titled
      J-horror film Infection and David Cronenberg's classic Shivers.
  --  Zombie American, a short starring The Hangover's Ed Helms
  --  A Jobs of the Damned video lesson from Doug Jones (Hellboy's Abe
      Sapien and the creepy Ice Cream Truck guy from Legion) on how to move
      like a zombie.
  --  A review of the Kevin Hamedani's post-9-11 political horror-comedy
      Zombies of Mass Destruction, part of this year's After Dark
      Horrorfest.
  --  Original zombie haikus penned by FEARnet site visitors in Romero's
      honor, like:



                             slip, stumble, fall, rise
                             undead feet on icy ground
                                zombies hate winter


Since no birthday is complete without cake, FEARnet will serve up a gallery of the best zombie-themed birthday cakes from around the web. And to top things off, FEARnet will "tweet like a zombie," retweeting zombie-related comments from horror fans and notables all day long. Braaaiiiins!

About FEARnet

FEARnet, the world's premier destination for horror, thriller and suspense, is a cutting-edge, multi-platform movie network available on demand, online and on mobile 24/7. Its unrivaled modern horror library unites Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) (NASDAQ: CMCSK), the nation's leading provider of cable, entertainment and communications products and services with Sony Pictures Television (SPT: US) and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), the two top studios producing and distributing the genre.

FEARnet On Demand has generated over 400 million views, is the #1 Comcast Free Movie VOD network, #1 Free HD movie network and is available on Comcast, Cox Communications, Verizon FiOS and AT&T U-Verse, Insight Communications, Bresnan and Guadalupe Valley Systems. www.fearnet.com is the #1 horror website, and PC Magazine has named FEARnet.com among "The 15 Best Websites for Movie Fans." Users can explore the world of the macabre on a visually arresting video-rich environment packed with movies, interactive community features and fresh original content.

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