Bloody-Disgusting has learned that Ving Rhames has been cast in the Day of the Dead remake. Their sources tell them Rhames character will be the same that appeared in Universal's Dawn of the Dead remake from last year.

In addition, Mira Sorvino (Mimic) will be joining him.

George Romero's original 1985 version of Day of the Dead was the third zombie film in the series which started with 1968's Night of the Living Dead followed by 1978's Dawn of the Dead.

According to the site, filming starts later this month is in or around Bulgaria or Romania.