Horror movie fans can kick off the Halloween season with the premiere of one of the most eagerly-awaited DVD releases in the genre  the never-before-seen Unrated Director's Cut of George Romero's Land of the Dead  in an exclusive one-night only screening in 36 Regal, United Artists and Edwards movie theatres across the country on Monday, October 17 at 8:00 p.m. local time.

Presented by Fangoria Entertainment, the parent company of America's horror entertainment news and information destination Fangoria Magazine, Universal Studios Home Entertainment and National CineMedia, a joint venture of AMC Entertainment Inc., Cinemark USA, Inc. and Regal Entertainment Group, this special premiere event will also feature an exclusive big screen interview with director George A. Romero.  Universal Studios Home Entertainment will release George Romero's Land of the Dead on DVD the following day, October 18. 

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George Romero's Land of the Dead Unrated Director's Cut will be presented in high-definition and cinema surround sound in markets nationwide including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Dallas, Washington DC, Atlanta, Houston, Seattle, Tampa, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Cleveland, Miami, Denver, and Pittsburgh among others. 

Tickets are available online at www.Fangoria.com or at participating Regal, United Artists, and Edwards movie theatre box offices at the standard movie ticket price (prices vary by theater location.)  For a complete list of theatres, please visit the website.

Directed and written by George A. Romero and starring John Leguizamo, Dennis Hopper, Simon Baker and Asia Argento, Land of the Dead is the fourth installment in the wildly successful "Dead" series – and uniformly cited to be his ultimate zombie masterpiece.  In Land of the Dead, the living dead have taken over the world, leaving the last humans walled up in a city where they make a desperate, final stand to protect themselves.  The ragtag group of hardened mercenaries become locked in an action-packed race to stop the destruction of mankind from a depraved army of the dead that have evolved into more advanced and threatening creatures.