Lionsgate, Roadside Attractions and Grindstone Entertainment Group have released the first clip for the apocalyptic thriller Maggie, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Abigail Breslin and Joely Richardson, which you can check out in the player below. Maggie will hit theaters and On Demand May 8.
The Black List script by John Scott 3 is directed by Henry Hobson. Bill Johnson and Ara Keshishian produced alongside Colin Bates, Joey Tufaro, Pierre-Ange Le Pogam, Matthew Baer and Schwarzenegger. Claudia Blumhuber and Jim Seibel are executive producers. Silver Reel and Gold Star Films financed the film which Lionsgate plans to release theatrically in North America in early 2015.
“‘Maggie’ has all the ingredients that spell commercial excitement ?- a compelling script and an ‘A’ list superstar surrounded by a world-class cast,” said Beeks previously. “We’re delighted to continue our relationship with Arnold Schwarzenegger, who turns in a performance that marks a dramatic departure from his action persona, and partner with our friends at Lotus Entertainment on a film that will resonate with thriller aficionados everywhere.”
Said Johnson and Seibel: “‘Maggie’ takes the zombie genre in exciting new directions, and it offers something for everyone ? star power, horror, suspense and riveting performances that will keep moviegoers on the edge of their seats.”
The film tells the story of a deadly zombie virus that has put a plague on the world. When Maggie, a vivacious young woman becomes infected, her father brings her home to let her be with their family. As Maggie’s condition worsens, their relationship is tested, a father’s love holding on stronger than the disease. This heart-wrenching twist on the zombie apocalypse puts a human face on an inexplicable horror.