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Glenn Close to Play a Vengeful Zombie in Amazon’s “Sea Oak”!

The Girl With All the Gifts

When you think of Glenn Close, the last thing that comes to mind is “horror”, and yet the Emmy-winning actress recently had a prominent role in the must-see zombie film The Girl With All the Gifts. This time, however, she will play one of the undead!

Close has been tapped to star in Amazon’s half-hour comedy pilot “Sea Oak”, reports THR.

The pilot, picked up in March, is described as a mix of zombie drama and family revenge comedy.

“Sea Oak” revolves around Aunt Bernie (Close), a meek, unmarried woman with no children in working-class Rust Belt City who dies tragically in a home invasion. Compelled by sheer force of dissatisfaction, she comes back from the dead full of rage and determined to get the life she never had. She proceeds to inflict a range of demands on what’s left of her nuclear family, including a quasi-stripper nephew and two feckless nieces, who live in a low-end subsidized hellhole of a housing complex called Sea Oak.

Written by George Saunders (Lincoln in the Bardo), Jonathan Krauss exec produces through his Affiliated Pictures banner. Lael Smith and Keir McFarlane co-executive produce.

The Girl With All the Gifts



    I’m in.

  • KennyThaKilla

    She looks a little more like Dick Cheney every time I see her.

  • J Jett

    Glenn Close? hell yes. count me in! she’s awesome.

  • Bobby Jones

    The Girl with all the Gifts was pretty good

  • AdamX

    Nathan Explosion would find this…brutal.

    In the good way.

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