Fox Searchlight has picked up screen rights to the upcoming novel Breathers: A Zombie's Lament by S.G. Browne.
According to Variety, Diablo Cody will produce the zombie romantic comedy, marking her third collaboration with the specialty label following Juno and the upcoming Megan Fox starrer Jennifer's Body, which Cody exec produced.
Breathers: A Zombie's Lament centers on a recently deceased Everyman and newly minted zombie who is having trouble adjusting to his new existence. All that changes when he goes to an Undead Anonymous meeting and finds kindred souls.
Broadway will publish the book March 3.
Mason Novick is also producing, and Geoff Latulippe will adapt.
No production date has been set.