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01 August 2012  |  Written by Helen O'Hara  |  Source: Exclusive

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As London basks in the attention of most of the sports-loving world during these Olympics, spare a thought for what might happen were the capital to be infested with hordes of undead (no, not the tourists). That's the premise of Cockneys Vs. Zombies, which sees a group of eastenders fight back against the titular mouldering menace, and we have a new poster for the film below.

The film stars Michelle Ryan, Rasmus Hardiker and Harry Treadaway as cousins who decide to rob a bank so that they'll have enough money to save their old granddad (Alan Ford) from having to leave his retirement home for some remote northern location. Mid-heist, however, a zombie epidemic reaches apocalyptic proportions and the trio have to fight their way clear - even as the pensioners face their own fight for survival.

It's all directed by Matthias Hoene and written by James Moran and Lucas Roche. Cockneys Vs. Zombies hits cinemas on August 31, so barricade your homes and brush up on Cockney rhyming slang before then.


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RE:
Redband trailer out now - looks pretty funny IMO link] More

Posted by Brundlesflies at 09:31 on 06 August 2012 | Report This Post

Any chance of having zombies doing the Lambeth Walk then? Remember where you read it first! More

Posted by BenTramer at 00:25 on 02 August 2012 | Report This Post

This film could be a masterpiece
but it has the most box-office-poisoning title since Mars Needs Moms. More

Posted by thehedgehogfromhell at 22:56 on 01 August 2012 | Report This Post

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L: Kayotik I'm not sure the plot has enough done-to-death ideas... one To Death would, however, be an awesome title for a zombie film. More

Posted by apocalypso at 16:35 on 01 August 2012 | Report This Post

Shyaaawwn...
The poster even has the same lettering as the Shaun of the Dead of the dead poster. More

Posted by terriblecnut at 15:40 on 01 August 2012 | Report This Post

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I'm not sure the plot has enough done-to-death ideas... More

Posted by Kayotik at 15:32 on 01 August 2012 | Report This Post

...I think it's going to be good...zombie movies so far that take place in London are good(Devil's Playground,e.g.) More

Posted by kaibakid at 11:14 on 01 August 2012 | Report This Post

Sounds too much like Attack The Block, which I'm not a fan of, only worse. More

Posted by Whistler at 10:56 on 01 August 2012 | Report This Post

hits cinemas on August 31?
Really? More like... Hits supermarket shelf August 31st More

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