Sarah Wayne Callies, who plays Lori Grimes on AMC’s TV adaptation of Rober Kirkman’s Image/Skybound comic series The Walking Dead, has signed on to star in an untitled actioner about a tornado, Deadline reports exclusively.
Even though no one is ever really safe on The Walking Dead, the article assures viewers that Lori won’t be leaving the show–at least not to accommodate the tornado movie. Rather, Callies will juggle the two while the movie–referred to as a “found-footage natural disaster film”–is in production.
One assumes that a “found-footage” film means that it will have a visual style in the vein of movies like The Chernobyl Diaries and The Fourth Kind. According to the original story, it will ”[follow] a group of high school teens dealing with the aftermath of a devastating tornado.”
Steve Quale, the second unit director on Avatar who recently directed Final Destination 5, will helm the movie.