5 freaky facts about the movie Shaun of the Dead
13 Days of Horror: Five Fun Facts About "Shaun of the Dead"
1. On-screen housemates Shaun () and Ed () lived together in real life. Their relationship in the film is based on their friendship. They would go on to star in and together.
2. , who played Shaun and Ed's housemate Pete, voiced Darth Maul in
3. Coldplay's and appear as zombies in the film (you can clearly see Chris on the left ). Chris sang a cover of Ash's for the soundtrack.
4. All of the zombie extras were paid one pound a day, an homage to George A. Romero paying his extras one dollar a day for and
5. "Shaun of the Dead' and the similarly named "Dawn of the Dead" were to be released the same weekend in the United Kingdom, but "Shaun" ended up getting pushed two weeks back to avoid confusion and competition.