August 27, 2014 - 18:55 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net - Lionsgate has acquired North American distribution rights to apocalyptic thriller “Maggie” starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Abigail Breslin and Joely Richardson, Variety reported.
The studio made the preemptive deal prior to the Toronto International Film Festival, where it has been removed from the schedule. Lionsgate is planning a release early next year.
Henry Hobson directed the Black List script by John Scott 3. Bill Johnson and Ara Keshishian produced alongside Colin Bates, Joey Tufaro, Pierre-Ange Le Pogam, Matthew Baer and Schwarzenegger.
The pic tells the story of a deadly zombie virus that has spread a plague across the world. Breslin portrays a vivacious young woman who becomes infected.