Stanley Tucci is attached to star in the upcoming action thriller PATIENT ZERO. The story, which takes place in a post-apocalyptic world, follows a man with the ability to speak the language of the undead as he interrogates zombies in an effort to find Patient Zero but more importantly, a cure for his infected wife.
Tucci will star as the films villain, a professor turned zombie on a quest to thwart the efforts of saving the human race, alongside Natalie Dormer and Matt Smith.
Stefan Ruzowitzky is slated to direct with Vincent Newman signed on as producer.
Tucci previously starred in Burlesque, The Devil Wears Prada, and Easy A. He is set to reprise his role as Caesar Flickerman in the fourth installment of the Hunger Game franchise and serve as producer for the documentary The Canal.
Olivia Diaz | Film Journalist