Patrick Schwarzenegger Takes After Dad, Arnold, in Zombie Horror-Comedy 'Scouts Guide'

by Raphael Chestang 6:56 PM PDT, October 15, 2015
Playing Patrick Schwarzenegger Takes After Dad, Arnold, in Zombie Horror-Comedy 'Scouts Guide'

Patrick Schwarzenegger is stepping into his father's shoes and he's wearing them pretty well.

The 22-year-old model and actor appears in the upcoming comedy-horror Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse, which required plenty of time in the makeup chair, not dissimilar to Arnold’s experience for 1984's The Terminator.

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"It's a pretty amazing experience to have them work on you for three, four hours and you come out with these huge gashes," Patrick says in a behind-the-scenes clip.

ET was with Patrick’s father, Arnold, as he was being transformed into an indestructible cyborg.

"Because I am so good looking, they have to put extra work on my face to make me look ugly," Arnold joked.

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During an interview with ET in June, Arnold opened up about his son's burgeoning career.

"My son is a little bit like me," Arnold told ET while promoting Terminator Genisys. "He gets into this whole career thing and he wants to discover it himself, so I have minimum influence in a way."

In Scouts Guide, three scouts prepare for their last camp-out but learn the true meaning of survival when a zombie outbreak disrupts their plans. Patrick describes his character as an " alpha male."

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"He's kind of mischievous and up to no good," Patrick said. "Everything goes awry with an attack of zombies."

Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse hits theaters Oct. 30.