Game of Thrones Star Maisie Williams Gets Her Very Own Zombie Adventure Movie

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As if losing both parents and her eyesight wasn’t enough for Arya Stark, now she’s gotta battle zombies. Game of Thrones actress Maisie Williams is set to star in The Forest of Hands and Teeth, a zombie survival adventure film by writer/director Kate Maberly.


Doug Liman (Edge of Tomorrow) will produce the film, which is based on a New York Times best-seller by Carrie Ryan. Here’s the description:

The story is set “sometime in the future”, in a world where most of the human race has been taken by a bloodthirsty virus that leaves them roaming the planet as unconsecrated cannibals. Mary (Williams) seeks a bigger world beyond the fenced off village of survivors, and the survival of the human race seems dependent upon her success in leading a ragtag group through the dark depths of The Forest of Hands and Teeth.


So Williams will lead a journey to save the world from zombies? Sign us up.

Filming is scheduled to start sometime in the new year—so if all goes according to plan, maybe we’ll see the movie late next year or early 2017. The sooner the better.

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Oh what’s that Ayra, the North is too much for you? That’s ok, go play with those warm and mushy ones instead.