George Romero, whose Night of the Living Dead changed horror movies forever, has died at the age of 77. The cause, according to a statement provided to the Los Angeles Times, was lung cancer.
Night of the Living Dead was not the first zombie movie, but it defined the subgenre as it still exists today, and was the first to seize on its potential for social and political allegory.
Legendary horror filmmaker George A. Romero, best known for creating the “Night of the Living Dead” and catapulting the zombie film genre, has passed away. George had been battling lung cancer. He died Sunday in his sleep…
The legendary horror filmmaker behind Night of the Living Dead died Sunday in his sleep following a brief battle with lung cancer. The post George A. Romero, Night of the Living Dead Creator, Has Died appeared first on CBR.
Image. Marco Ugarte/AP. George Romero, the legendary filmmaker who changed the horror world forever with Night of the Living Dead and its sequels, has died of lung cancer at the age of 77. More »
George A. Romero has died after a battle with lung cancer at the age of 77. The legendary filmmaker — who is best known for his horror films including Night Of The Living Dead, Dawn Of The Dead, Day Of The Dead, and more — passed aw...