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Dead Rising Movie Will Star Comedian Rob Riggle as Frank West

October 20, 2014 Written by Alex Co

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Capcom’s Dead Rising game to movie adaptation now has its Frank West. Starring as the photo-journalist that unluckily gets trapped in mall during a zombie outbreak is none other than comedian Rob Riggle (21 Jump Street, The Daily Show)

Officially called Dead Rising: Watchtower, the digital film’s┬áplot has also been revealed by Legendary Films.

Dead Rising: Watchtower takes place during a large-scale zombie outbreak. When a mandatory government vaccine fails to stop the infection from spreading, the four leads must evade infection while also pursuing the root of the epidemic, with all signs pointing to a government conspiracy. Politics, public paranoia, and media coverage play an important role in the story’s narrative.

Dead Rising: Watchtower will debut on Sony’s streaming video service Crackle, which is available for PlayStation and Xbox platforms, as well as mobile and PC.

[Source: Legendary Films via Polygon]