Jim Jarmusch’s Zombie Comedy The Dead Don’t Die Set for Summer Release

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 15: (L-R) Jim Jarmusch and Adam Driver attend the New York Special Screening of Amazon Studios and Bleecker Street's "Paterson" at Landmark Sunshine Theater on December 15, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Bruinooge/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)

Jim Jarmusch’s zombie comedy The Dead Don’t Die set for summer release

Focus Features has announced that Jim Jarmusch’s new zombie comedy The Dead Don’t Die will be released this summer! The film will debut this summer on June 14.

The Dead Don’t Die cast is led by many past Jarmusch collaborators, including Academy Award nominee Bill Murray (Broken Flowers), Adam Driver (Paterson), Academy-Award nominee Chloë Sevigny (Broken Flowers), Academy Award winner Tilda Swinton (Only Lovers Left Alive), Steve Buscemi, and Tom Waits. Others set to appear in the film include Danny Glover, Caleb Landry Jones, Rosie Perez, Iggy Pop, Sara Driver, RZA, Selena Gomez, and Carol Kane.

Official plot details for The Dead Don’t Die have not yet been released. Jarmusch wrote and directed the film.

The Dead Don’t Die is produced by Joshua Astrachan and Carter Logan. Focus Features and Universal Pictures International will distribute the film worldwide.

When it arrives in theaters, The Dead Don’t Die will be go head-to-head against  Sony’s Men in Black: International, from director F. Gary Gray and starring Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Liam Neeson, Rebecca Ferguson, Kumail Nanjiani, Rafe Spall, Emma Thompson; and New Line Cinema’s Shaft, from director Tim Story and starring Jessie Usher, Samuel L. Jackson, Alexandra Shipp, Regina Hall, Method Man, and Richard Roundtree.

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