Do you guys remember a little flick that was on the horizon entitled Volcano Zombies? Well, this is that flick, it’s just be renamed The Burning Dead, and we have all the details in regards to when you guys can catch this one on DVD as well as digital platforms. Make your way below and check out all the information.
From the Press Release:
THE BURNING DEAD (formerly VOLCANO ZOMBIES), the new zombie/disaster feature co-starring Danny Trejo, arrives March 3rd on digital and VOD from Uncork’d Entertainment with the DVD hitting the street on April 7th. Written and produced by Jeff Miller and Jason Ancona (co-writers and producers of AXE GIANT: THE WRATH OF PAUL BUNYAN), the director is Rene Perez (THE DEAD AND THE DAMNED 1 & 2).
THE BURNING DEAD is about a sheriff who must rescue an estranged family from a volcano eruption and fight off a horde of lava-filled zombies that have shot out of the mountain, brought to life by a curse.
Other cast includes Tom Downey (AXE GIANT, SORORITY PARTY MASSACRE), Moniqua Plante (“Nashville”), Robert F. Lyons (DARK NIGHT OF THE SCARECROW, 10 TO MIDNIGHT), Nicole Cummins (LOGAN), Kevin Norman (“Melissa & Joey”), Kyle T. Heffner (RUNAWAY TRAIN, “Bizarro George” from “Seinfeld”), Julia Lehman (CHEERLEADER MASSACRE 2), Tom Nagel (HILLSIDE CANNIBALS), Jenny Lin (PIRANHACONDA), Robert Amstler (ALIEN SHOWDOWN), and Morgan Lester (JOHN CARTER).
Trejo plays a Native American warrior who knows perhaps too much about the cursed mountain range.
THE BURNING DEAD filmed in several locations over three states, including around active volcanoes in Lassen Volcanic National Park, California.
Miller’s and Ancona’s companies produced, along with casting director and co-producer Mark Sikes. Mel Lewis (THE BEAST OF BRAY ROAD) composed the score.