Protagonist Frank West will be played by Rob Riggle in the upcoming Dead Rising movie, Legendary Pictures has announced.
Riggle is best known for his time as a Daily Show correspondent, but also appeared in 21 Jump Street as the PE teacher who was shot in the Nethers, as well as appearing in Arrested Development.
The news comes as part of a casting announcement, which sees Aleks Paunovic signing on. Previously credited with This Means War, Panovic will play bikie gang leader Logan.
Epic Meal Times’s Harley Morenstein has also been casted, and will play the right hand man in the bikie gang, named Pyro.
Finally, Keegan Connor Tracey – credited with Bates Motel and Final Destination 2 – will play the journalist Jordan.