‘Tucker & Dale’ Star Joins Zombie Comedy ‘First Platoon’

Alan Tudyk (Tucker & Dale vs Evil, A Knight’s Tale) has signed on to head the cast of Chris Gabriel’s zombie comedy First Platoon as “Rock Brannigan”, leader of a ragtag squad of zombie hunters in the post apocalyptic Southwest. Joining him in the cast are Malcolm McDowell (A Clockwork Orange, Halloween) as “Rex Necro”, Sid Haig (Spider Baby, House of 1,000 Corpses) as “Pa Jericho”, John Kassir as “Burke”, while Arron Shiver and newcomer Jennifer Skyler round out the zombie hunting team of “Rock Brannigan”, “Molly Mcguire”, and “Pete Davis.” First Platoon is set for release in Spring or early Summer 2011.