Joins Natalie Dormer for zombie plague thriller…

According to a report by Deadline, former ‘Doctor Who’ star Matt Smith is set to star opposite star opposite Natalie Dormer (‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1,’ ‘Game of Thrones’) in the thriller ‘Patient Zero.’

With Stefan Ruzowitzky directing from a screenplay by Mike Le, the plot focuses on “an unprecedented global pandemic that causes the evolution of a new species. An aggressive form of rabies turns the infected into predators, addicted to violence. An inexplicably gifted human survivor with the ability to speak the new mutant language leads a hunt for Patient Zero and hope for a cure.”

Smith upcoming credits include Ryan Gosling’s directorial debut ‘Lost River,’ in which he stars alongside Christina Hendricks, Saoirse Ronan and Eva Mendes; the period horror mash-up ‘Pride And Prejudice And Zombies,’ and the eagerly awaited ‘Terminator: Genisys.’