Another horror comedy is on the horizon from SpectreVision and Glacier Films written by Leigh Whannell (Insidious, Saw) and Glee co-creator Ian Brennan. It was recently announced that Elijah Wood was going to star and now we have a couple additional cast members joining the ranks.
Wood is playing a substitute teacher leading a ragtag band of educators in a fight for survival including Alison Pill as Lucy, an eternally optimistic 4th grade teacher, and Rainn Wilson as ex-athlete turned PE teacher Wade. Jack McBrayer (30 Rock), Jorgé Garcia (LOST), Nasim Pedrad (SNL), and Whannell also co-star.
Cooties follows a zombie-like epidemic originating from an infected chicken nugget that turns elementary school students into rampaging savages. Filming is set to begin on July 15th in LA according to Deadline.