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Robin Thede will be “KILLING IT” with Amazon zombie action/comedy

Thursday, April 22, 2021 | News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

The actor recently seen in BAD HAIR is behind the camera for this project.

Variety reports that Robin Thede scripted KILLING IT and will produce the movie for Amazon Studios through her For Better or Words banner, teamed with Jax Media’s Tony Hernandez, John Hodges and Brooke Posch. A director has not been announced for the film, which is described as “SHAUN OF THE DEAD meets GIRLS TRIP.” According to the trade, “The story revolves around a group of underachieving friends who find themselves overrun by zombies while they are in Atlanta to visit Spelman College, 10 years after they dropped out of the prestigious HBCU women’s school.” Thede also created HBO’s Emmy-nominated A BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW.

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and spent 28 years as a writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. In addition to RUE MORGUE, he currently writes for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM, IndieWire.com, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM and others. His book THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press) is out this fall, and he has contributed liner notes and featurettes to a number of Blu-ray and DVD releases. Among his screenplay credits are SHADOW: DEAD RIOT and LEECHES!, and he is currently working on THE DOLL with director Dante Tomaselli.