Cast & Credits:
Release date: May 8, 2015
Studio: Lionsgate, Roadside Attractions
Director: Henry Hobson
MPAA Rating: Rated PG-13 (for disturbing thematic material including bloody images, and some language)
Screenwriter: John Scott 3
Starring: Abigail Breslin, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Joely Richardson
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Horror
Runtime: 95 mins
Official website: http://Maggiethefilm.com
The film tells the story of a deadly zombie virus that has put a plague on the world. When Maggie (Abigail Breslin), a vivacious young woman becomes infected, her father (Arnold Schwarzenegger) brings her home to let her be with their family. As Maggie’s condition worsens, their relationship is tested, a father’s love holding on stronger than the disease. This heart-wrenching twist on the zombie apocalypse puts a human face on an inexplicable horror.
Did You Know?
The film was going to have its world premiere at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival, along with subsequent screenings. However, according to a scheduling update on the festival's website, the film was "withdrawn at the request of the film's team."
Abigail Breslin's second zombie film, the first being Zombieland (2009).
The screenplay for this film was featured in the 2011 Blacklist; a list of the "most liked" unmade scripts of the year.
Arnold Schwarzenegger's 4th horror film: the other films were "The Terminator", "Predator" and "End of Days".