August 26, 2006 04:00:14 GMT
Canadian filmmaker Eric Tessier has been tapped to direct "Living Dead Girl" for Blue Star and Mandalay Pictures.
Following the successful attempt in obtaining the rights to T.S. Faull's original screenplay "Living Dead Girl", Blue Star Pictures and Mandalay Pictures have appointed Canadian helmer Eric Tessier to direct the project, The Hollywood Reporter has revealed.
Presenting an unusual premise, the film follows the journey of a female zombie as she tracks down her killer while trying to save his latest victim. Standing by her side is a funeral director who has a thing for dead girls and helps her stave off decomposition.
First commenced his path in the industry through a short feature entitled "Viens dehors!", Tessier is known for his work in the 2003 Canadian horror thriller of "Sur le seuil" aka "Evil Words" which he also wrote. His other credits include TV series "3 x rien" and a 2004 comedic feature entitled "Vendus."