“When a highly unusual zombie rescues a girl from imminent death at the hands of his cohorts, their unlikely romance sets in motion a chain of events that will transform him, his fellow dead and maybe even the whole lifeless world.”
The duo are joined by an excellent cast, headed up by Analeigh Tipton (Crazy, Stupid, Love.), Dave Franco (21 Jump Street), Rob Corddry (Children’s Hospital), and John Malkovich (Being John Malkovich).
Levine, who has helmed two of my favourite films in recent years (The Wackness and 50/50), is directing from his own script, having adapted the original novel by Isaac Marion.
Warm Bodies will be released in the US on 1st February, 2013, before coming to the UK a week later for an 8th February release. I can’t wait. This looks like it should be a great new take on the zombie-comedy genre, injecting a neat little dose of romance into it (and, judging by the trailer, balancing them all nicely).