n. pl. cock·ney or Cock·ney [kokni]
1. (Social Science / Peoples) (often capital) a native of London, esp of the working class born in the East End, speaking a characteristic dialect of English. Traditionally defined as someone born within the sound of the bells of St. Mary-le-Bow church.
Fans of Shaun of the Dead won’t want to miss this new trailer for Matthias Hoene’s zombie comedy, Cockneys vs. Zombies. The film is set to have its world premier this August at Film4Frightfest and is written by James Moran who is behind the extremely underrated horror comedy Severance. Hoene looks to have struck gold with his upcoming feature film which is a mix between Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels and Shaun of the Dead.
Cockneys vs. Zombies is the story of Andy (Harry Treadaway) and Terry (Rasmus Hardiker): two hapless cockney brothers who try to save their grandad’s (Alan Ford) care home by robbing a bank. At the same time a virus sweeps across East London, turning all the inhabitants into flesh-eating zombies. Faced with hordes of undead zombies, the challenge is to rescue a home full of tough old folks, escape with the loot, and get out of London alive!
Check out the trailer below.