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First Posters: Aubrey Plaza in Zombie Comedy “LIFE AFTER BETH”

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LIFE AFTER BETH is a horror-comedy that charts the ill-fated trajectory of reconnecting with an ex, but with zombies. It’s very funny, with an amazing turn from star Aubrey Plaza. It’s grosser than you might think, especially after laying eyes on the first posters, which play up its stars and the film’s indie, dark comedy vibe. 

In the film directed by Jeff Baena (writer, I HEART HUCKABEES), “Zach is devastated by the unexpected death of his girlfriend, Beth. But when she miraculously comes back to life, Zach takes full advantage of the opportunity to share and experience all the things he regretted not doing with her before. However, the newly returned Beth isn’t quite how he remembered her and, before long, Zach’s whole world takes a turn for the worse.”

A24, who already released the more art horror inclined ENEMY and UNDER THE SKIN this year, is putting out LIFE AFTER BETH on August 15th. DirecTV subscribers can see the film starting July 17, however.

For more, see our very positive review out of this past winter’s Sundance Film Festival and expect coverage in the pages of Fango this summer. [Indiewire]

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Fangoria.com Managing Editor Samuel Zimmerman has been at FANGORIA since 2009, where fresh out of the Purchase College Cinema Studies program, he began as an editorial assistant. Since, he’s honed both his writing and karaoke skills and been trusted with the responsibility of jury duty at Austin’s incredible Fantastic Fest. Zimmerman lives in and hails from The Bronx, New York where his pants are too tight and he’ll watch anything with witches.
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    Life After Beth earned mixed reviews up at Sundance, but praise for its fearless stars. I thin it’s just a really fun movie that could do very well with audiences.

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