George A. Romero's classic 1968 film, "Night of the Living Dead", introduced a new era of gutmunching cinematic mayhem and inspired legions of directors and writers, among them Quentin Tarantino and George Lucas. John A. Russo co-wrote the screenplay for "Night of the Living Dead" and turned it into two blood-drenched novels, now combined in one gory, chilling volume.
John Russo wrote the screenplay to the zombie classic Night of the Living Dead which he subsequently adapted into a novel. He also wrote a screenplay entitled Return of the Living Dead, this was never filmed but is now available in novel form. he has also worked as both an actor and producer.