Speaking of undead, I'd be surprised if removing the whole God is dead bit from His dark materials didn't give the zombie-bite to the story. But we'll see about that. Oh, and apparently, they've removed the lesbian bit from the new Maupinmovie, but we'll see about that as well.
Yes, they did indeed foul up the Maupin movie. I tend to be among the first to forgive edits that trade in accuracy in favour of drama, but the ones in question destroyed both. The real story is perfectly fine the way it is, and they shouldn't have changed so much. If they wanted an episode of Angelique, they really shouldn't call it Maupin. : (