World War Z
Opens June 21 2013
A U.N. employee is racing against time and fate, as he travels the world trying to stop the outbreak of a deadly Zombie pandemic
World War Z 2012 Official Trailer (HD)
- Cast: Brad Pitt Mireille Enos Anthony Mackie James Badge Dale Bryan Cranston
- Director: Marc Foster
- Genres: Action/Adventure, Drama, Horror
World War Z
The new film starring Brad Pitt is based on Max Brooks 2006 novel World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War. The story is based on a post-apocalyptic horror film written by Matthew Michael Carnahan and directed by Marc Foster. As a zombie pandemic traverses the globe Brad Pitt stars as United Nations employee Gerry Lane traveling the world trying to find a way to stop the pandemic that is defeating armies and collapsing governments as they try to prevent social collapse. The fictional film is brought to life by Paramount Pictures and Plan B productions.
Brad Pitts Plan B Entertainment secured the film rights in 2007 and Forster was approached to direct it. In 2009 Carnahan was hired to rewrite the script to make it film friendly. July 2011 filming began in Malta on an estimated $125 million budget before they moved to Glasgow in August 2011 and Budapest in October 2011.
Originally the film was set for a December 2012 release however the production suffered some setbacks. In June 2012 the film’s release date was pushed back and the crew returned to Budapest for seven weeks of additional shooting. Damon Lindelof was actually hired to rewrite the third act but did not have the time to finish the script and than Drew Goddard was hired to rewrite it. The reshoots were due to take place between September and October 2012.
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