Patient Zero Casts Natalie Dormer

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Natalie Dormer, whose credits include “Game of Thrones” and the upcoming The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, has taken a leading role in Screen Gems’ upcoming zombie tale, Patient Zero. Stefan Ruzowitzky, the director of the Academy Award winning The Counterfeiters, is directing from a script by Mike Le.

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.

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