According to The Hollywood Reporter, Elizabeth Banks and Michael Rooker are toplining Slither, a horror movie written and being directed by James Gunn.

A creature feature in the vein of Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Slither revolves around an alien plague that infects a small town, setting a local (Rooker) on a murderous spree. His wife (Banks) teams up with an old flame to combat the situation.

Production is scheduled to start next month in Vancouver. Banks appeared in Seabiscuit and the Spider-Man movies. She next appears in indie feature The Sisters. Rooker's credits include The 6th Day and The Bone Collector.