J.J. Abrams & ‘Overlord’ Director Julius Avery Teaming On Superhero Movie ‘The Heavy’

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J.J. Abrams is reuniting with Julius Avery, director of the upcoming Paramount/Bad Robot World War II zombie release Overlordfor The Heavy. The project is billed as a subversive superhero movie written by Daniel Casey. Plot is being kept under wraps. Production is poised to begin this year. Abrams via video gave a big push for Overlord at CinemaCon last week during Paramount’s presentation. The pic opens…