Read MoreGeorge Romero, Horror Icon and ‘Night of the Living Dead’ Director, Dies at 77
The likes of Stephen King, Jordan Peele and Eli Roth have all taken to social media to memorialize Romero:
Romero started it. pic.twitter.com/i4dnxi8EFV
— Jordan Peele (@JordanPeele) July 16, 2017
Sad to hear my favorite collaborator–and good old friend–George Romero has died. George, there will never be another like you.
— Stephen King (@StephenKing) July 16, 2017
Romero has passed away. Hard to find words right now. The loss is so enormous.
— Guillermo del Toro