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The other day I got on the phone with director Jonathan Levine (The Wackness) to talk about his great new film, 50/50. Since our conversation covered so many subjects, I decided to break it up into two parts and I'm starting with everything he said about his future projects like Warm Bodies, Legend, Jamaica, and Little Girl Lost. Here's the highlights: Warm Bodies is up next for Levine. After that, he has three projects to choose from. The scripts for Legend and Jamaica are still being written. Michael Bacall has finished the script for Little Girl Lost. Teresa Palmer stars alongside Nicholas Hoult in Warm Bodies. The story “follows an existentially tormented zombie named R (Hoult) that begins an unlikely friendship with the human girlfriend (Palmer) of one of his victims. The blossoming relationship starts a chain reaction that will transform him, his fellow zombies and maybe the whole lifeless world.” Levine says his script for Warm Bodies is "probably 75% faithful to the book," but he enjoyed the freedom of creative license. No "big changes." The Warm Bodies zombies are somewhere between fast and slow. They can run fast when they are really hungry, but otherwise don't. Levine will begin a 9-week shoot in Montreal in about five weeks. Montreal was chosen in part has an abandoned airport that will serve as a major setting, in part because Levine likes the architecture of the city. The biggest challenge will be satisfying zombie purists: "It is very different, and while it’s trying to work within the ...