Revolves around a mysterious virus that hits an isolated elementary school, transforming the pre-adolescent children into a feral swarm of mindless savages. An unlikely hero must lead a motley band of teachers in the fight of their lives against the monstrous pupils.
- Filming is estimated to begin sometime in April 2013.
- Elijah Wood stars and produces under his newly-created genre label The Woodshed.
- Leigh Whannell was quoted saying: "My friend Ian Brennan and I wanted to write a film about one of life’s most universal experiences – hatred for precocious, adorable children. And so we started work on ‘Cooties,’ a film about a virus that turns school children into monsters and therefore makes it okay to beat them up with hockey sticks."
- Co-written by Ian Brennan (Glee) and Leigh Whannell (Saw, Insidious).