This winter’s flu bug must have director Neil Marshall doing handsprings. What better time to be promoting a movie about a deadly virus bursting out of quarantine than when the real-life Norovirus is infecting 200,000 people a week in the UK (and now in New York and other US cities as well)? By March, when Doomsday opens, we’ll all be primed for infectious escapist fantasies.
In that case, you’ll be glad to know that the Doomsday website has been launched, with photos, a making-of slideshow, and of course the trailer. Also, you can enter to win a trip to Chicago for Fangoria‘s Weekend of Horrors conference plus an opportunity to meet Neil Marshall yourself (though I shouldn’t have mentioned this, since you’re now going to shrink MY chances of winning). From the look of its Mad Max-esque characters and set pieces, Doomsday is going to be a lot of fun. In the meantime, invest in hand-sanitizer. It’s going to be a long winter.Read More