Michael Madsen to topline ‘Infected’

Shooting on indie zombie pic begins in October

Michael Madsen will topline indie zombie pic “Infected” for Verdi-Corrente Prods. with shooting starting in October and Glenn Ciano directing.

It’s the second Verdi-Corrente project for that Madsen (“Sin City”) has boarded. Thesp is also starring in drama-comedy “Loosies” along with Peter Facinelli (“Twilight”).

“Infected” centers on a father and son who have to fight to survive against a deadly, rapidly spreading blood virus. Producers are managing partners Chad A. Verdi and Michael Corrente (“American Buffalo”).

Verdi-Corrente is in post-production on its first feature, horror film “Inkubus,” starring Robert Englund. The banner has hired Carl Dupre and Ciano to write the next installment.

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