5 June 2012 9:49 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Amazon Studios is the production arm of Amazon.com and they’ve just announced that Clive Barker will rewrite their upcoming action/horror project Zombies vs. Gladiators:

“Seattle, Jun 05, 2012  –Amazon.com, Inc. today announced that Hellraiser creator and prolific horror and fantasy writer Clive Barker will rewrite the action horror project, Zombies vs. Gladiators, for Amazon Studios. Based in ancient Rome, the Zombies vs. Gladiators story opens as a shaman who is about to die in the Coliseum casts a spell that unleashes the world’s first zombies. It’s up to a gladiator to stop the spread of the zombie horde and save Rome. From the moment it debuted at Amazon Studios, Zombies vs. Gladiators has been one of the most creatively engaging scripts, spurring tremendous interest within the community and movie fans alike, indicating its mainstream and commercial viability for the studio. As a result of this overwhelming and popular support, »

- Jonathan James

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