Robert Kirkman's All Out War story arc from The Walking Dead comic book series packs the panels with blood-soaked action, but it also features intriguing characters aplenty, and the folks at Diamond Select Toys have captured some of the characters from All Out War and other memorable story lines with The Walking Dead Minimates Series 7, including Rick, Jesus, and Negan. In our latest round-up, we also take a look at the respective trailers and release details for The Reconstruction of William Zero and The Dead Lands.

The Walking Dead Minimates Series 7: Priced at $119.88 as a group and at $9.99 apiece, The Walking Dead Minimates Series 7 are now available from Diamond Select Toys:

"A Diamond Select Toys release! The newest series of Walking Dead Minimates is here, and this time it’s war! Featuring characters from more recent issues of the hit comic book series, this assortment includes three different two-packs: Rick with Jesus, Negan with Dwight, and Hunters leader Chris with Zombie Holly, plus a one-per-case variant set of Scavengers leader Derek with Zombie Holly. Each 2-inch Minimate mini-figure features 14 points of articulation and interchangeable parts and accessories, including an alternate head for Holly. Packaged in a full-color window box. (Item #DEC142212, SRP: $9.99/ea.)"


The Reconstruction of William Zero: Press Release - "FilmBuff is proud to present The Reconstruction of William Zero, the powerful new science fiction thriller from visionary director Dan Bush (The Signal), starring Amy Seimetz (Tiny Furniture), Melissa McBride (AMC's The Walking Dead), and Conal Byrne!

William Blakely (Byrne), a top genetic researcher, awakens after a catastrophic accident with no memory or motor skills. As he begins to relearn his past and identity with the help of his mysterious twin brother, the memories that return are not his own. As he tries to reconnect with his estranged wife Jules (Seimetz), he begins to unravel the strange circumstances surrounding the events that led him to fall into a coma. Searching for the source of these fragmented memories, he uncovers a shocking truth about his family and employers.

The Reconstruction of William Zero arrives in cinemas and on VOD from FilmBuff on April 10th."


The Dead Lands: Directed by Toa Fraser from a screenplay by Glenn Standring, The Dead Lands stars James Rolleston, Lawrence Makoare, Te Kohe Tuhaka, Xavier Horan, George Henare, Raukura Turei, and Rena Owen. Magnet Releasing will distribute The Dead Lands in theaters and on VOD on April 17th.

Synopsis: "Hongi (James Rolleston) - a Maori chieftain's teenage son - must avenge his father's murder in order to bring peace and honour to the souls of his loved ones after his tribe is slaughtered through an act of treachery. Vastly outnumbered by a band of villains, led by Wirepa (Te Kohe Tuhaka), Hongi's only hope is to pass through the feared and forbidden Dead Lands and forge an uneasy alliance with the mysterious Warrior (Lawrence Makoare), a ruthless fighter who has ruled the area for years."

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    Raised on a steady diet of R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps books and Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Derek has been fascinated with fear since he first saw ForeverWare being used on an episode of Eerie, Indiana.

    When he’s not writing about horror as the Senior News Reporter for Daily Dead, Derek can be found daydreaming about the Santa Carla Boardwalk from The Lost Boys or reading Stephen King and Brian Keene novels.