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Already a smash hit in the U.K., Shaun of theDead, a “rom zom com” (romantic zombie comedy), follows the bloody funny adventures of underachiever Shaun (Simon Pegg) and his best mate Ed (Nick Frost) as they cope with a zombie invasion of North London and attempt to rescue Shaun’s girlfriend Liz (Kate Ashfield) and his Mum, Barbara (Penelope Wilton). It’s going to be one hell of a weekend.

On Friday, Shaun is in a rut. At 29, he’s coasted through life – and still hasn’t gotten very far, usually winding up at the local pub, the Winchester. His roommate Ed looks up to him – when he can take his eyes off the TV, that is. Liz is re-evaluating their relationship, particularly after Shaun fails to do something special for their anniversary on Saturday.

That day, there are train delays, people fainting in the streets, TV news reports of unexplained calamities – and did that homeless man just try to eat a…? No, it can’t be…But, it is – the dead have risen. Saturday’s isolated incidents mushroom into a full-on zombie assault and, once daylight breaks, it’s Sunday bloody Sunday. As manners and flesh take a beating, it’s time to separate men from meat, humans from zombies, and living from undead. Shaun and Ed grab whatever is at hand (cricket bat, shovel, LP) to repel the attacking zombies, summoning reserves of strength they didn’t know they possessed and straining muscles they forgot they had. Rounding up friends and family, they press on towards the sanctuary of the Winchester. All that stands (or lopes) in their way are hordes of the flesh-eating undead…

Shaun

- Simon Pegg

Liz

- Kate Ashfield

Dianne

- Lucy Davis

Ed

- Nick Frost

David

- Dylan Moran

Philip

- Bill Nighy

Barbara

- Penelope Wilton

Yvonne

- Jessica Stevenson

Director/Screenplay

- Edgar Wright

Producer

- Nira Park

Screenplay

- Simon Pegg

Executive Producer

- Tim Bevan

Executive Producer

- Eric Fellner

Executive Producer

- Natascha Wharton

Executive Producer

- James Wilson

Executive Producer

- Alison Owen

Director of Photography

- David M. Dunlap

Production Designer

- Marcus Rowland

Editor

- Chris Dickens

Hair & Make-up Designer

- Jane Walker

Costume Designer

- Annie Hardinge

Line Producer

- Ronaldo Vasconcellos

Music

- Daniel Mudford

Music

- Pete Woodhead

Prosthetic Effects Designer

- Stuart Conran

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Already a smash hit in the U.K., Shaun of theDead, a “rom zom com” (romantic zombie comedy), follows the bloody funny adventures of underachiever Shaun (Simon Pegg) and his best mate Ed (Nick Frost) as they cope with a zombie invasion of North London and attempt to rescue Shaun’s girlfriend Liz (Kate Ashfield) and his Mum, Barbara (Penelope Wilton). It’s going to be one hell of a weekend.

On Friday, Shaun is in a rut. At 29, he’s coasted through life – and still hasn’t gotten very far, usually winding up at the local pub, the Winchester. His roommate Ed looks up to him – when he can take his eyes off the TV, that is. Liz is re-evaluating their relationship, particularly after Shaun fails to do something special for their anniversary on Saturday.

That day, there are train delays, people fainting in the streets, TV news reports of unexplained calamities – and did that homeless man just try to eat a…? No, it can’t be…But, it is – the dead have risen. Saturday’s isolated incidents mushroom into a full-on zombie assault and, once daylight breaks, it’s Sunday bloody Sunday. As manners and flesh take a beating, it’s time to separate men from meat, humans from zombies, and living from undead. Shaun and Ed grab whatever is at hand (cricket bat, shovel, LP) to repel the attacking zombies, summoning reserves of strength they didn’t know they possessed and straining muscles they forgot they had. Rounding up friends and family, they press on towards the sanctuary of the Winchester. All that stands (or lopes) in their way are hordes of the flesh-eating undead…

  • Simon Pegg

    Shaun

  • Kate Ashfield

    Liz

  • Lucy Davis

    Dianne

  • Nick Frost

    Ed

  • Dylan Moran

    David

  • Bill Nighy

    Philip

  • Penelope Wilton

    Barbara

  • Jessica Stevenson

    Yvonne

  • Edgar Wright

    Director/Screenplay

  • Nira Park

    Producer

  • Simon Pegg

    Screenplay

  • Tim Bevan

    Executive Producer

  • Eric Fellner

    Executive Producer

  • Natascha Wharton

    Executive Producer

  • James Wilson

    Executive Producer

  • Alison Owen

    Executive Producer

  • David M. Dunlap

    Director of Photography

  • Marcus Rowland

    Production Designer

  • Chris Dickens

    Editor

  • Jane Walker

    Hair & Make-up Designer

  • Annie Hardinge

    Costume Designer

  • Ronaldo Vasconcellos

    Line Producer

  • Daniel Mudford

    Music

  • Pete Woodhead

    Music

  • Stuart Conran

    Prosthetic Effects Designer