Brad Pitt to Fight Zombies in ‘World War Z’

July 23rd, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason  

July 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports from Hollywood, Brad Pitt is all set to fight zombies in the big screen version of the post apocalyptic horror film about zombies written by Max Brooks called ‘World War Z’.

‘MTV News’ reports that the author verified Pitts’ involvement while at the famous ‘Comic-Con’ in San Diego on Wednesday. Brooks was also quoted as saying that Paramount has optioned ot have the rights to two of his other works, “The Zombie Survival Guide” and “The Zombie Survival Guide: Recorded Attacks.”

Brook shared with ‘MTV News’, “I can’t believe how cool Paramount has been to me and these projects, and how cool Plan B has been.” The production company owned by Pitt, ‘Plan B’ won the rights to ‘World War Z’ in 2007, bidding over the production company of Leonardo DiCaprio known as ‘Appian Way’.

Marc Forster, who directed ‘Quantum of Solace’ is scheduled to be the director of ‘World War Z’, which is due to be released during the summer of 2012. “I’m glad they took their time, and are trying to make the best zombie movie they can,” Brooks said. “I’m so glad they stayed with the project and so glad they found the right team.”

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