Zombieland: Double Tap adds Thomas Middleditch to the cast

Silicon Valley’s Thomas Middleditch has joined the cast of Zombieland 2

Silicon Valley‘s Thomas Middleditch has joined the cast of the Zombieland sequel Zombieland: Double Tap, according to Variety.

Middleditch joins other new cast members Zoey Deutch and Rosario Dawson. Details concerning all three actors’ roles are are currently being kept under wraps.

Original cast members Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Emma Stone and Abigail Breslin are all set to return for the sequel.

Zombieland: Double Tap is currently shooting and will be released in October in time for the 10th anniversary of Zombieland. Director Ruben Fleischer (Venom) is returning to helm the film, while Deadpool writers Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese are writing the screenplay. Gavin Polone is producing, while Reese and Wernick are both serving as executive producers.

For those who are somehow unfamiliar with the original film, here’s the Amazon synopsis:

Nerdy college student Columbus (Jesse Eisenberg) has survived the plague that has turned mankind into flesh-devouring zombies because he’s scared of just about everything. Gun-toting, Twinkie-loving Tallahassee (Woody Harrelson) has no fears. Together, they are about to stare down their most horrifying challenge yet: each other’s company. Emma Stone and Abigail Breslin co-star in this double-hitting, head-smashing comedy.

Zombieland 2 is set to be released on 11 October 2019. Keep up with the latest genre news with the new issue of SciFiNow.