Abigail Breslin will star in the upcoming thriller Peste, reports Screen Daily. Breslin, last seen on the genre scene in The Call, stars in the upcoming Final Girl and Ender’s Game.
Written by Barbara Marshall, Peste will be directed by Mark Tonderai (House at the End of the Street). Marshall’s script for Peste landed on both the Blood List and Blast List.
Reportedly the first part of a planned trilogy, Peste is set in the wake of an outbreak of a virus that wipes out the majority of the human population. The story focuses on a teen who documents her family’s new life in quarantine and tries to protect her infected sister.