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'Virulents'Director John Moore has one question when it comes to comic movies today -- "Why so serious?"

No, he hasn't succumbed to the rampant "Dark Knight" mania, more so, the now-classic line is Moore's mantra for his upcoming film, "Virulents" -- a horror story published by Virgin Comics about a platoon of U.S. Marines stationed in Afghanistan who come across a group of flesh-eating vampire zombies.

"The world’s pretty serious right now, and there’s an ironic lightness in 'Virulents,'" Moore explained. "There’s a touch of macabre ridiculousness to it. I think we’ve seen a lot of attempts to make serious movies about serious things, and it strikes me that we might be a little more artful about how we make a point [these days]." Read More...

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