Barker Re-Writes “Zombies vs. Gladiators”, Inc. have announced that “Hellraiser” creator Clive Barker will rewrite the action horror project “Zombies vs. Gladiators” for Amazon Studios.

Based in ancient Rome, the story opens as a shaman, who is about to die in the Colosseum, casts a spell that unleashes the world’s first zombies. it’s up to a gladiator to stop the spread of the zombie horde and save Rome.

Amazon Studios’ Roy Price says “We are excited to see how Clive will add his unique narrative to capture the essence of this story and propel the project into something unique and original that could one day be enjoyed by all audiences.”