Dimitri Thivaios, from the internationally acclaimed electronic duo Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, is the first casting announcement to be made for George C. Romero’s film Rise of the Living Dead, the prequel to his father’s (George A. Romero) legendary horror film, Night of the Living Dead. Dimitri has been cast in one of Romero’s favorite roles in the film, although he’s keeping the character announcement close to his vest for now. George C. Romero just made the announcement on his Facebook page.


  • This is yet another role to add to the roster of Dimitri’s budding acting career. He’s made some remarkable television cameos, and in 2015, he played himself in the Belgian comedy Safety First: The Movie. With more exciting acting parts and projects coming up, he’s also fallen in love with voice acting, after Disney offered him a role in the Belgian version of their blockbuster Big Hero 6. See more on his IMDb page: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm7671973/
  • Continuing their success on the music side of things, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike released “Hans Zimmer vs Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike ‘He’s A Pirate’” for the digital version of the soundtrack for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, which Variety premiered
  • Off the back of an impressive run in 2016/2017 with two No. 1 hits on Billboard’s Dance Club Songs Chart – including their Ne-Yo collaboration “Higher Place” and their Diplo assisted “Hey Baby” – the duo most recently released “Complicated” with David Guetta and Kiiara. The single has garnered over 59 million streams on Spotify and 36 million views on YouTube