Arnold Schwarzenegger is turning to the zombie world, signing on to star in and produce Maggie, Variety.
The project, based on the Black List script by John Scott 3, is set at a time when a “walking dead” virus which has spread across the country. Schwarzenegger, who recently closed a deal to appear in the fifth Terminator, will portray the father on a journey to help his daughter come to terms with her infection as she slowly becomes a zombie.
The film will be directed by commercial director Henry Hobson.
Chloe Moretz had been in negotiations last year to play the zombie lead but she is not appearing due to scheduling issues.
Production will commence in the fall.