Olyphant Joins Crazies Remake

Timothy Olyphant has signed on to star in the remake of George Romero’s horror flick “The Crazies” for Overture Films says The Hollywood Reporter.

The story revolves around the inhabitants of a small Kansas town who are beset by death and insanity after a plane crash lets loose a secret biological weapon into the water supply.

Olyphant is playing the town’s sheriff. Scott Kosar and Ray Wright wrote the screenplay, Breck Eisner is directing, and Michael Aguilar and Dean Georgaris are producing.