We’ve been hearing about a sequel to World War Z for almost half a decade now, but the film just can’t seem to get off the ground. World War Z 2 has gone through enough directors and writers to fill a small arena—and things are still nebulous. While Brad Pitt’s involvement has never been questioned, it wasn’t until David Fincher officially came on as the director that fans’ faith in the project was restored.
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So what’s the current status of the production? The video below from the folks at Looper will get you caught up fast! Give it a spin and let us know what you think in the Comments section!
Official Synopsis: In Hollywood, the state of a big-budget movie can change at the drop of a hat. Take 2013’s World War Z, for instance. After a cavalcade of behind-the-scenes drama, it’s a wonder that the project even made it to theaters. But once it did, the movie proved its worth by raking in roughly $540 million dollars worldwide. Similarly, the World War Z sequel has changed directors, screenwriters has been assigned multiple release dates, and was even pulled entirely from Paramount’s release calendar. So what exactly is the current state of the zombie sequel? Here’s everything we know about the follow-up to World War Z…
We’ll definitely bring you all WWZ2 news as it emerges. In the meantime, peep the trailer and synopsis for 2013’s World War Z, directed by Marc Forster below. Enjoy!
Official Synopsis: When former U.N. investigator Gerry Lane (Brad Pitt) and his family get stuck in urban gridlock, he senses that it’s no ordinary traffic jam. His suspicions are confirmed when, suddenly, the city erupts into chaos. A lethal virus, spread through a single bite, is turning healthy people into something vicious, unthinking and feral. As the pandemic threatens to consume humanity, Gerry leads a worldwide search to find the source of the infection and, with luck, a way to halt its spread.
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