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There has been a long tradition of Western crossovers in cinema. These include the addition of flying saucers in Cowboys & Aliens, steampunk in Wild Wild West, dinosaurs in The Valley of Gwangi and The Beast of Hollow Mountain, and the supernatural in The Shadow of Chikara and Jonah Hex.

And with zombies now high in the cultural consciousness thanks in large measure to TV hit The Walking Dead, it's time for hordes of the undead to march into the Wild West with new film Gallowwalkers.

It stars Wesley Snipes - best to known to comic book fans for starring in the Blade trilogy - who filmed the project before going to jail for tax evasion in December 2010. His prison sentence ends on July 19, 2013.

The cowboy-meets-zombie mash-up was shot in Namibia in 2006 and had its world premiere at the Vue West End, in London's Leicester Square, on October 27, as part of »

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