Arnold Schwarzenegger has played a dad on the big screen before, but never to a zombie.

The Terminator actor is slated to  play a father helping his daughter come to terms with the infection she has that is slowly turning her into a zombie.

The movie, which will begin production in the fall, is called  Maggie, based on the Black List script by John Scott 3.The film, is set at a time when a “walking dead” virus has spread across the country.

Henry Hobson will direct this unique zombie-apocalypse type film.  Silver Reel and Lotus Entertainment have partnered with Silverlining Media Group and Gold Star films to produce and finance Maggie.

No other casting news for this film has been announced yet.