The tricky thing about wishes is that sometimes they come true.
Her boyfriend, Dane De Haan, spends much of his time mourning with Beth’s parents (John C.
The story plays out less like a zombie movie than a relationship movie, tracing the emotional arc of the living — like De Haan, and John C.
Reilly and Molly Shannon as Beth's parents — who grieve over the young woman's death, eschew all sanity when she comes back to life, and enjoy her company all over again. The relationship between Beth and Zach [Dane De Haan] made me love the script because it reminded me of my high school, college relationships.
Partially to keep his spirits up and pass the time during his recovery from that, Russell began discussing story ideas with Baena.
The two ended up collaborating on four scripts together.