Levine Helms Zombie Tale “Warm Bodies”

Jonathan Levine (“The Wackness,” “All the Boys Love Mandy Lane”) has been hired to pen and direct a film adaptation of “Warm Bodies” for Summit Entertainment says Screen Daily.

Based on a book by Isaac Marion and Bruna Papanadrea, the story centres on an existentially tormented zombie named who begins an unlikely friendship with the girlfriend of one of his victims.

Their relationship sets in motion a chain of events reaction that will transform him and his fellow zombies.

Levine recently replaced Nicole Holofcener as director of the James McAvoy and Seth Rogen cancer comedy “I’m With Cancer” which begins filming next month in Vancouver.