Zombie movies seems to be the trend du jour as of late, so its no surprise that former governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, is hopping on the bandwagon. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the actor turned politican turned back to actor has officially signed on to star in Maggie, a Black List script written newcomer John Scott 3 (real name—seriously).
Schwarzenegger will reportedly portray a man whose daughter is infected with the zombie virus during an outbreak, thus setting him on "a journey to help his daughter come to terms with her infection as she slowly becomes a zombie"—so, pretty dark stuff. According to IGN, Chloë Moretz was in talks to portray said daughter, but had to drop out due to scheduling conflicts.
Commercial director Henry Hobson is set to direct, and production is expected to start in the fall. Friendly reminder that Schwarzenegger isn't the only dude occasionally referred to as "governor" who now fights zombies:
We really miss The Walking Dead.
[via The Hollywood Reporter]