John is an independent Chicago filmmaker whom I’ve known for over a year, and he’s incredibly passionate about this project. Everything I’ve heard from him makes me think Chrysalis will really connect with fans of the undead, and zombie fans of all stripes. I’m also excited because this movie was shot around the Gary/Calumet/Chicago borderlands– the same places I explore in my novel Zombie, Illinois. If– perhaps like me– you are intrigued/repulsed/fascinated by this ecosystem on the aft end of Chicagoland, Chrysalis promises to deliver boatloads of urban exploration.
Here’s the trailer: