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The last time that Samuel L. Jackson and John Cusack appeared on screen together, it was for the creepy thriller 1408, based on a short story by Stephen King. Seven years later, Samuel L. Jackson is joining John Cusack in yet another Stephen King adaptation – Cell.

John Cusack will play graphic artist Clay Riddell, who is fighting for his life after a mobile phone signal called “The Pulse” starts to wipe people’s brains. After humans receive this “Pulse” from their cell phones, they turn into vicious animals with a penchant for violence. Samuel L. Jackson is signed on to play Tom McCourt, a former soldier who is part of Clay’s pack of ‘normies.’ This band of uninfected humans flee Boston and try to defend themselves from the spread of the technological virus and its aftermath. If you couldn’t pick up on it already, Cell is an obvious homage to zombie films, »

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