According to Variety, John Malkovich is in talks to join the cast of Summit Entertainment’s zombie film, Warm Bodies. Malkovich would play a military general obsessed with destroying the living dead. Warm Bodies is based on the novel of the same name by Isaac Marion. The story follows a zombie who starts to recall his past humanity when he falls in love with the girlfriend of one of his victims. Nicholas Hoult has been cast as the lead zombie, and Teresa Palmer will play his love interest. Rob Corddry has also been cast as a zombie in the film. Warm Bodies is being directed by Jonathan Levine and is due in theaters next year.