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Published On: Thu, Feb 21st, 2013

‘The Island’ star Kirk Ward to star as lead in ‘Zombieland’ TV series

Amazon Studios is moving ahead on a new TV series based on the 2009 hit movie Zombieland.

Zombieland Movie posterDeadline reports that Kirk Ward, The Island and The Onion Movie has been cast as the lead in the new Zombieland TV series.

The project, produced by Sony TV, is a continuation of the adventures of Tallahassee (Ward), Columbus (Tyler Ross), Wichita, and her younger sister Little Rock (Izabela Vidovic) — four humans who band together to survive the zombie apocalypse.

Original Zombieland writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick wrote the pilot and executive produce with the movie’s producer, Gavin Polone.

Ward was a favorite by the creators to be cast as Tallahassee before the film went “Big Budget”

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