Rosario Dawson will seeing, and fighting, dead people…
The 39-year-old Puerto Rican and Cuban-American actress is set to join Zombieland 2, the next installment of the Sony Pictures post-apocalyptic zombie comedy that will feature original stars Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone and Abigail Breslin.
Ruben Fleischer returns to direct the sequel fresh off of the blockbuster success of Venom.
Written by original Zombieland scribes Paul Wernickand Rhett Reese, the sequel centers on the comic mayhem that stretches from the White Houseand through the heartland. The zombie slayers must face off against the many new kinds of zombies that have evolved since the first movie, as well as some new human survivors. Most of all, they have to face the growing pains of their own snarky, makeshift family.
Dawson joins franchise newcomers Zoey Deutchand Avan Jogiawith filming slated to begin this week.
Zombieland 2 hits theaters on October 11.
Dawson can be seen as Claire Temple in five of the Netflix Marvel series: Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Daredevil, The Defenders and Iron Fist.
Up next, she toplines the USA Networkcrime anthology series Briarpatch.