Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Future Of Film
The 100 Greatest Video Games
The Making Of The West Wing
Subscribe To Empire Today
Save money and get 12 issues for only £25
Go Think Big
Helping young people achieve their career dreams
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
Sean Bean Set For The Martian
Get your 'when does he die?' jokes out now...
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
09 October 2014
Jai Courtney Spills Terminator: Genisys Info
'It somewhat shifts the course of events...'
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Terminator: Genisys
26 June 2015
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
The Expendables 3 (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Sabotage (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Escape Plan (2013)
Empire Star Rating
The Last Stand (2013)
Empire Star Rating
The Expendables 2 (2012)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Arnold Schwarzenegger Meets Maggie
He'll be the dad of a zombie-infected daughter...

23 June 2013  |  Written by James White  |  Source: The Hollywood Reporter

submit to reddit

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Once upon a time, the announcement that Arnold Schwarzenegger was attached to star in a zombie film would conjure up visions of the Austrian Oak wading through swarms of the undead, chopping away with blades and putting bullets into flesh-craving noggins. But Black List script Maggie promises to be something altogether more low-key.

While there may indeed be moments where the former Governator lops off zomboid heads, the focus is a more sombre tale of a father dealing with the fact that his daughter has been bitten and is slowly transforming into one of the walking dead.

Henry Hobson is moving from ads to make his feature debut for the movie, which was written by John Scott 3. Could this be Schwarzenegger looking to prove his acting chops in the midst of a somewhat mixed career return? He’s already tried action with The Expendables 2 and The Last Stand and has David Ayer’s Sabotage set for release next year, with plans to revisit both the Terminator franchise and comedy Twins. We’re not sure smaller performances have ever been Arnie’s forte, but Maggie could certainly be something interesting…


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Felicity Jones Joins Theory Of Everything
She'll co-star with Eddie Redmayne in the Stephen Hawking film
Disney Re-Scales Pete's Dragon
UPDATE: David Lowery in talks to direct his script

Your Comments

I'll Be Back From The Dead
These "Black List" scripts that everyone in Hollywood raves about never seem to translate into great films for some reason. I'm always wary when I hear that reference. I'd rather see Schwarzenegger get medieval on some zombie ass. Arnie lacked his old wise-cracking charisma in The Last Stand and looked jaded and bored. Must do better. More

Posted by BenTramer at 09:43 on 24 June 2013 | Report This Post

Ugh. Arnie trying to act instead of just beating people to a pulp? No thanks More

Posted by dctuck at 09:40 on 24 June 2013 | Report This Post

SPECIAL FEATURE
The 301 Greatest Movies Of All Time EMPIRE READERS' POLL: THE 301 GREATEST MOVIES OF ALL TIME
You turned out in your hundreds and thousands, and here are the results... Browse the full list


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
The Empire Podcast #133: Robert Duvall, Anna Faris And James Marsden Interviews
Plus the team discuss the latest news on the upcoming DC and Marvel movies

Documentaries: What Happened Next
We track down and interview the stars of great non-fiction films

Movie Poster Mashups: Sean Bean Edition
You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll be appalled at the punning...

Your Introductory Guide To That DC Movie Slate
Suicide Squad? Cyborg? Aquaman? We explain who’s who in the DC Universe

Video Interviews: Megan Fox And Will Arnett Talk Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Plus the director and producers on the tone of their new turtle flick

Captain America 3, Iron Man And Civil War: Where Next For The Marvel Cinematic Universe?
What to make of today's Marvel news

Interactive Gallery: Explore Iconic Movie Spacesuits
Explore the fabric of space-time

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Only £25!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save money on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 12 issues of Empire for just £25!
Get the world's greatest movie magazine delivered straight to your door! Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)