Ellen Page has been cast in the upcoming zombie thriller The Third Wave. The story takes place after a virus, that has created zombie-like monsters out of the humans who infected by it, has been cured. Those that were had been infected are now shunned by their families and society. The civil unrest leads to a militant government interference.
Page said, “The Third Wave brings an entire new perspective to the zombie genre, which I love.David Freyne truly shifts his lens on society’s role in the apocalyptic world. I’m so grateful for this opportunity to share his thoughtful approach to horror with audiences.”
Sam Keeley (In the Heart of the Sea) will co-star. David Freyne wrote the film, which will also be his directorial debut. Page, Rachael O’Kane and Rory Dungan are producing, along with Mark Huffam, Aidan Elliott, Mathieu Robinet and David Grumbach, who will co-produce. The Third Wave is set to being filming in Ireland later this year.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter