Stefan Ruzowitzky to Helm Zombie Thriller Patient Zero


Screen Gems has set Stefan Ruzowitzky, the director of the Academy Award winning The Counterfeiters, to helm the Mike Le-scripted Patient Zero (formerly Patient Z).

Patient Zero takes place in a post-outbreak zombie apocalypse and follows the adventures of one man who has the unique ability to speak with the undead and who hopes to use his gift to discover a cure for the plague and his infected wife.

Vincent Newman is attached to produce the project for the studio through his Vincent Newman Entertainment.