Timur Bekmambetov Picks Up Zombie Script, ‘Maggie’

UPDATE: 4/11/11 – Deadline announced that the deal with Bekmambetov failed to go through.  Other parties are now interested in purchasing the script.

Deadline reports that Timur Bekmambetov has acquired a spec script for a zombie film titled Maggie.  The screenplay is about a teenager named Maggie and her six-week transformation into a zombie after becoming infected by the living death.  Bekmambetov is known for directing the popular Russian films Day Watch and Night Watch, and he is currently directing the movie adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith’s Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.

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