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Steven Davies Posted: 24 December, 2003 at 09:38 AM GMT
Author: Steven Davies

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ROMERO SEEKING DEPP & BOWIE?

George Romero is wasting no time in getting an amazing cast set up for his next flick, Diamond Dead, which is supposed to be in the vein of Rocky Horror Picture Show and Wild Zero. Below are four letters he sent out, one to Johnny Depp, one to David Bowie, one to Christopher Lee and the other to Alison Lohman, in an attempt to get them to join the cast of this amazing looking flick. Read on, and cross those fingers!!

Even more 'Dirt' can be read at the official site:

First is a letter to Johnny Depp:

Dear Mr. Depp,

I am enclosing a copy of the script, DIAMOND DEAD by Brian Cooper. I am a huge admirer of your work.

I will be directing and have just completed a rewrite, which I feel is very close to what we want the film to be. It lampoons everything from the music business to organized religion, the federal government and the blind adoration of crazed and insatiable fandom.

It is a black comedy with songs and music by Richard Hartley (who composed the music for THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW). It is not a rock opera, but is a unique story of a Rock Band who returns from the dead to appear in one more rousing rock concert.

We are beginning to generate a lot of interest because ROCKY HORROR (Richard) meets NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD (me). Richard has recorded a demo of nine songs. The producer, Andrew Gaty and I are very excited about the possibility of making this an extraordinary movie because we love the material and think there is a vast audience who will get it.

We would be thrilled if you would consider appearing in the film. The band leader, Dr. D would require less of a time involvement. Mathias, the owner of the theater where the band performs, would be run-of-the-show with breaks. Alison Lohman (White Oleander, Matchstick Men) is reading the script for the character of Aria. We also hope to have the likes of David Bowie or Sir Ian McKellen in our film. We expect to shoot around March next year, possibly in England.

We have also finished some preliminary designs of the costumes and makeup as they are all very important 'characters' in this genre of horror musical. I am hoping that you might be attracted as we are to DIAMOND DEAD and I would be happy to send you the music demo and the sketches. And, at your convenience, I would be delighted to talk to you about your ideas on the project.

George Romero

How about a letter to David Bowie!

Dear Mr. Bowie,

I am enclosing a copy of the script, DIAMOND DEAD by Brian Cooper. I am a huge admirer of your work.

I will be directing and have just completed a rewrite, which I feel is very close to what we want the film to be. It lampoons everything from the music business to organized religion, the federal government and the blind adoration of crazed and insatiable fandom.

It is a black comedy with songs and music by Richard Hartley (who composed the music for THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW). It is not a rock opera, but is a unique story of a Rock Band who returns from the dead to appear in one more rousing rock concert.

We are beginning to generate a lot of interest because ROCKY HORROR (Richard) meets NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD (me). Richard has recorded a demo of nine songs. The producer, Andrew Gaty and I are very excited about the possibility of making this an extraordinary movie because we love the material and think there is a vast audience who will get it.

We would be thrilled if you would consider appearing in the film as the character of Death. Alison Lohman (White Oleander, Matchstick Men) is reading the script for the character of Aria. We are also sending the script to Johnny Depp. We expect to shoot around March next year, possibly in England.

We have also finished some preliminary designs of the costumes and makeup as they are all very important 'characters' in this genre of horror musical. I am hoping that you might be attracted as we are to DIAMOND DEAD and I would be happy to send you the music demo and the sketches. And, at your convenience I would be delighted to talk to you about your ideas on the project.

Kindest regards,

George Romero

Christopher Lee?

Dear Christopher,

It was good to speak with you today.
I am enclosing the first draft of The Diamond Dead. Richard Hartley is writing the songs and the music, and we are planning to shoot it in Munich starting around October.

This is an outrageously funny piece, and we all thought that it is about time for you to do a comedy. Hopefully you will like the concept, and then we can work together to adapt one of the characters especially for you.

I am in Munich as you know. My mobile number is 49-160-92621933. Perhaps it was accidentally switched off when you called yesterday.

Looking forward to your response.

Warmest regards,

Andrew Gaty

How about Alison Lohman?

Dear Ms. Lohman,

I am enclosing a copy of the script, DIAMOND DEAD by Brian Cooper. I am a huge admirer of your work and heard that you are a great singer.

I will be directing and have just completed a rewrite, which I feel is very close to what we want the film to be. It lampoons everything from the music business to organized religion, the federal government and the blind adoration of crazed and insatiable fandom.

It is a black comedy with songs and music by Richard Hartley (who composed the music for THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW). It is not a rock opera, but is a unique story of a Rock Band who returns from the dead to appear in one more rousing rock concert.

We are beginning to generate a lot of interest because ROCKY HORROR (Richard) meets NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD (me). Richard has recorded a demo of nine songs. The producer, Andrew Gaty and I are very excited about the possibility of making this an extraordinary movie, because we love the material and think there is a vast audience who will get it

We would be thrilled if you would consider appearing in the film as Aria. You are the first actor to see this script. We hope to cast the likes of Johnny Depp, David Bowie or Sir Ian McKellen. We expect to shoot around March next year, possibly in England.

We have also finished some preliminary designs of the costumes and makeup as they are all very important characters in this genre of horror musical. I am hoping that you might be attracted as we are to DIAMOND DEAD and I would be happy to send you the music demo and the sketches. And, at your convenience I would be delighted to talk to you about your ideas on the project.

George Romero

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