Arnold Schwarzenegger takes on one of the most interesting and unique characters of his entire career in Maggie. The action icon stars as a father trying to protect his daughter during a zombie outbreak. The film hits theaters this summer, and Lionsgate has released the first trailer. Watch as this sneak peek offers a look at some of the action and drama in this horror thriller, a genre Arnie doesn't often tread into.

In Maggie, Arnold Schwarzenegger plays a farmer named Wade whose teenage daughter (Abigail Breslin) has been infected by a deadly zombie virus. While he deals with this problem on his own private piece of land, the rest of the world is collapsing under the weight of an unexpected apocalypse. Wade is warned that his daughter will be going through some harsh changes, and at week 8 of the sickness, she will have to be quarantined with other infected individuals. As days wear on, Wade struggles with what he will ultimately decide for his daughter as he tries to find the best way to protect her.

While Maggie has been touted as a new kind of horror drama, the first trailer offers up quite a bit of action as well. Are you ready to watch Arnold Schwarzenegger survive the zombie apocalypse and all the harrowing changes it will have on his family? Check out this first look sneak peek, then be sure to check out Maggie when it infects theaters this May.

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