Iggy Pop zombie movie to open Cannes Film Festival

ABC/Randy HolmesZombie Iggy Pop is headed to France.

The upcoming film The Dead Don’t Die, which stars the Godfather of Punk as well as big names including Bill Murray, Danny Glover, Rosie Perez, Chloe Sevigny, Adam Driver and Tilda Swinton, will open this year’s Cannes Film Festival on May 14.

The movie, from acclaimed director Jim Jarmusch, is about zombies attacking the peaceful town of Centerville. Pop plays a coffee-obsessed zombie, while Murray, Sevigny and Driver play sheriff’s deputies who have to fight the undead as they rise from their graves. 

The cast also includes fellow musicians Tom Waits, pop star Selena Gomez and rapper RZA.

The Dead Don’t Die opens in U.S. theaters June 14. 

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