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Young 'Mud' and 'Joe' Star Tye Sheridan Ready for 'Scouts vs. Zombies'

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March 14, 2014
Source: THR

Tye Sheridan

After starring in critically acclaimed indies like Mud with Matthew McConaughey and Joe with Nicolas Cage, young actor Tye Sheridan is getting a big studio movie of his own. THR reports the breakout star will take the lead role in Scouts vs. Zombies, the horror comedy taken over by Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones director Christopher Landon last fall. The film follows three high school Boy Scouts who must use their skills to fight off zombies after their small town begins getting ravaged by the undead. But there's also a great coming-of-age angle, so this isn't a weak version of Shaun of the Dead with some boy scouts.

Sheridan's character is a budding honors student who is handsome and athletic but doesn't know it yet, as he is shy to talk to the girl he likes. Surely his bravery in facing zombies will help bring out his confidence. The original script came from College Road Trip writers Carrie Evans & Emi Mochizuki, and while it made the Black List, we weren't encouraged by their involvement. Thankfully, there have been rewrites from Lona Williams (Drop Dead Gorgeous) and Etan Cohen (Tropic Thunder). This has the potential to be a fun flick, and we hope it continues to help Sheridan's career along. Interested?

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2 Comments

1

Dang, after his outstanding performance in Mud I thought he'd have the opportunity to be a bit more choosier about his roles...

cuckoozey on Mar 14, 2014

2

I'll see anything with this actor after seeing MUD. He's very good and will grow up to be pretty handsome later in life. Career only goes up from here.

SkyNet300 on Mar 15, 2014

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