The Dead: Special Video Preview

A great short film made by the creators of infamous ultra-low-budget zombie flick Colin to tie in with the release of Charlie Higson’s new horror novel. Not for those of a nervous disposition

To whet your appetite, Higson has teamed up with the makers of Colin – the infamous £45-budget zombie film that made headlines last year – to produce a short film of the opening chapter in The Dead. In “The Scared Kid” a boy posts a webcam video to YouTube after a gruesome disease breaks out turning anyone over the age of 14 into the flesh-craving infected.

Read the extract and watch the film first here on the SFX website.

The Dead (£12.99) is in bookshops now and published by Puffin.