The Burning Dead Erupts Onto VOD This March

Check out the newish trailer for The Burning Dead (formerly Volcano Zombies) and tell us if you’re not reminded of that scene in Ghostbusters when all the spirits escape the containment unit and explode through the top of one of NYC’s skyscrapers.

With that bit of commentary out of the way, the Rene Perez-directed The Burning Dead is headed for VOD this March 3rd, and it’s sure to tickle your Syfy-channel-liking funny bone. No, we’re not saying that this zombie flick is headed for the network, but it’s special effects are definitely in line with the fare that’s seen there. The DVD arrives on April 7th.

If there’s one shining light in this movie, it’s that it features the iconic Danny Trejo (Machete, Sons of Anarchy). The Burning Dead also stars 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, Seinfeld), Julia Lehman (Cheerleader Massacre 2), Tom Nagel (Hillside Cannibals), Jenny Lin (Piranaconda), Robert Amstler (Alien Showdown), and Morgan Lester (John Carter).

Written and produced by Jeff Miller and Jason Ancona (co-writers and producers of Axe Giant: The Wrath of Paul Bunyan), The Burning Dead pits a horde of lava-filled zombies against a sheriff charged with the plight to rescue an estranged family from a volcano eruption. Trejo plays Night Wolf, a Native American warrior who knows way too much about the curse that unearthed the coffin dodgers.

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Special features on the DVD will include a commentary track; Michael Kallio’s “Danny Trejo vs. The Burning Dead,” an interview with Trejo; and the film’s trailers.

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