Variety reports that newcomer Joey Morgan, pictured has landed one of the lead roles opposite Mud actor Tye Sheridan in Paramount’s Scouts Vs. Zombies.
Christopher Landon is directing the horror comedy.
“The story follows a group of boy scouts who take on a pack of zombies that have attacked a group of girl scouts. Morgan will play the nerd in the group who is is secure in his comfort zone, but awkward to the rest of the world.”
Todd Garner, Andy Fickman, Betsy Sullenger and Bryan Brucks are producing.
Production is set to start in May.