The studio has cut a deal with Deep Silver for feature rights to the “global brand” after a trailer for the Dead Island video game went viral in February.

The trailer showed a vacationing family besieged by the undead and drew more than one million hits in the fist 24 hours.

The video game has sold more than two million units to date and went on release in the US on Sept 6.

Sean Daniel is on board to produce alongside Stefan Sonnenfeld. Jason Brown of The Sean Daniel Company and Missy Papageorge for Sonnenfeld’s Sunny Field Productions serve as executive producers.