Summit Entertainment has released an image from their upcoming zombie romance, Warm Bodies, giving us our first look at Nicholas Hoult (X-Men: First Class) as the zombie heartthrob. The film comes to us from 50/50 and The Wackness director Jonathan Levine.
The story follows an "existentially-tormented zombie named R that begins an unlikely friendship with the human girlfriend of one of his victims. The blossoming relationship starts a chain reaction that will transform him, his fellow zombies and maybe the whole lifeless world." There's no doubt this is going to be a hell of an interesting movie. The fact that Levine is directing the film gives me hope that it won't end up being crap, because it easily could be.
The film is based a book that is being written by Isaac Marion and will eventually be published by Atria Books, a division of Simon and Schuster.
The film hits theaters on August 10th, 2012, and here's a short synopsis for the film:
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.