Natalie Dormer is to star in 'Patient Zero.'

The 32-year-old actress has landed a leading role in the upcoming zombie flick, which is being directed by Stefan Ruzowitzky, according to

The movie is based around a mutated form of rabies that turns the infected predators into a new species, addicted to violence and with its own language.

However, a talented human, who has the ability to speak the creature's new language, leads a hunt for patient zero and a potential cure to the epidemic.

Vincent Newman is set to produce the film through his company Vincent Newman Entertainment, while Mike Le pens the script.

'Patient Zero' is yet to be given a release date.

Meanwhile, Dormer will next be seen playing Cressida in 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1' in November and then again in 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2' next year.

The blonde beauty has a string of movies under her belt - including 'A Long Way From Home,' 'Rush, and 'The Counselor' - but is best known for playing Margaery Tyrell in HBO series 'Game of Thrones.'