Rosario Dawson roped in for a zombie film

Rosario Dawson (Pic. Courtesy: Instagram)

Actress Rosario Dawson has been finalised for ZOMBIELAND.

The next instalment of the Sony Pictures post-apocalyptic zombie comedy will feature original stars Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone and Abigail Breslin. Ruben Fleischer will return to direct the sequel, reports deadline.com.

The details on the 39-year-old actress' role have not been disclosed. 

Written by original ZOMBIELAND team Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese, the sequel revolves around the comic mayhem with several new types of zombies trekking across the US on a quest for survival. 

Dawson joins franchise newcomers Zoey Deutch and Avan Jogia. Gavin Polone will produce, while Reese and Warnick are executive producers. The film is slated to release in October this year. 

At the moment, Stone is looking forward to 91st Academy Awards. She is in race to get the Best Actress In A Supporting Role trophy for her role in THE FAVOURITE. The awards show will be held on February 24 here and will air in India on Star Movies.