Joely Richardson Will Be Arnie's Wife In Maggie

Playing Mrs Oak in the zombie drama

Joely Richardson

It’s a Twofer Arnie day here at Empire’s News base. Two stories related to the Austrian Oak have arrived, one about an attempt to revisit his past and one about a present project. First up: the present, as Joely Richardson signs on to play Schwarzenegger’s wife in Maggie.

You might recall that Maggie, written by John Scott 3, follows what happens when a teenage girl (Abigail Breslin) is infected by a zombie virus that is sweeping the county... Well, moaning slowly across the country, at any rate. As she succumbs to the infection, her parents (Schwarzenegger and Richardson look for ways to help her as the situation grows ever more desperate.

Henry Hobson is already cranking the cameras now in New Orleans ready for a 2014 release.