Event Horizon, “Nip/Tuck” and Vampire Academy beauty Joely Richardson, pictured, will play Arnold Schwarzenegger’s wife in the Henry Hobson-directed Maggie, a zombie thriller beginning production in New Orleans, TheWrap first reported.
She’ll join Schwarzenegger and Abigail Breslin, who plays the titular teenage girl and Schwarzenegger’s daughter.
Schwarzenegger and Richardson spend the movie trying to help their daughter, a 16-year-old girl who has been infected by a zombie virus.
Amy Brassette, Aiden Flowers, and Rachel Whitman Groves also star.
John Scott 3’s script made the 2011 Black List of the film industry’s favorite unproduced screenplays.