Friday, May 18, 2012


For Immediate Release

‘DEAD afterlife’ is a brilliant fresh take on zombie movies

Gloucester Hts, NJ – May 18th, 2012 – Michael Joy is an up and coming screenwriter who just might have found a way to re-define the zombie movie.  The market has been oversaturated with zombie movies for the past couple of years, but the genre has never seen anything like “DEAD afterlife”.   Here is the logline that a making industry professionals turn their collective heads and take notice -  “The ghost of Donald Conlee finds himself attending his own funeral only to be surprised that his zombie counterpart is eating all his guests. Now, it’s up to Donald’s ghost to figure out how to get Donald’s undead body back into his grave.”

Bill Oberst Jr. (Abraham Lincoln vs Zombies) said, “My honest opinion on the logline is (and this is being honest) it is f*cking brilliant. A ghost watching his undead body eat funeral guests? Oh my God! Have ghosts and zombies have ever been mixed? It expands both genres. It is a metaphor too.” 

There are other comments and details about the “DEAD afterlife” logline here -

Synopsis :
On the eve of one of the most important medical breakthroughs in history,  Terranova Pharmaceutical representative Donald Conlee is found dead in his New Jersey home.  His miracle drug “Awake” was supposed to be a dream come true in the field of brain trauma.  Instead, Donald Conlee finds himself dead and awake during his own funeral  after being given his own experimental drug.   In a supernatural turn of events, it’s up to the ghost of Donald Conlee to put his own undead body back into the ground,  in order for his soul to gain entrance into Heaven.   Can the afterlife defeat the living dead? 

There is an Indiegogo funding campaign that has been started to get this project off the ground.   More details here -

Thank you,
Michael Joy
Screenwriter / Project Manager

Let's get this made!

1 comment:

  1. Hi Michael,
    How's it going? I love the synopsis of your horror movie. Would like to talk to you in depth. I am a co-producer of the newly released Holla II. When you have time, contact me through google or twitter @PlatinumStar or Facebook under Marie Lemelle or Platinum Star PR. I am following you on google (circle). Thanks.


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