Of all the things I've been lucky enough to do and accomplish in my career working within the horror industry, the one I am most grateful for was the opportunity to not only meet but befriend a true living legend in our industry ... George A. Romero
. Simply put, the man is my idol, and even though we've grown close, I still get the butterflies every now and then. It was in September of last year that the phone call came.
"Yeah, Steve, it's George. I've got this new thing happening, and I know that there's no possible way that I could cast you as part of the living, so how would you like to come up and be a zombie for me?"
Let me be clear. If you are ever lucky enough to get this phone call or even an e-mail, you do not say no. You pick up the phone,