Matt Smith is set to join Natalie Dormer in Patient Zero, reports Deadline. Smith, a former Doctor Who star, will be seen next summer in Terminator: Genisys.
Stefan Ruzowitzky, the director of the Academy Award winning The Counterfeiters, is directing from a script by Mike Le.
The film 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.