Scarlett Johansson and Joseph Gordon-Levitt are “loosely attached” to Breathers: A Zombie Lament, a Diablo Cody-produced film that’s been set up at Fox Searchlight.

Geoff LaTulippe has recently completed a script for the film, with Cody saying of the concept, “I like to think it’s about the personal side of being a zombie and being ostracised.”

Breathers: A Zombie Lament centers on Andy, a dead man who discovers himself newly re-animated as a mid-aged, decaying zombie who must figure out what it means to live as an Un-dead in a society that denies his kind basic rights.

Breathers: A Zombie Lament doesn’t yet have a director but, with Cody as producer and the prospect of Johansson and Gordon-Levitt co-starring in a more grown-up zombie affair, it’s unlikely to be laying dormant for long.

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