Brad Pitt’s ‘World War Z’ Sequel Set for June 9, 2017

“World War Z” (Paramount)

Paramount Pictures has set a June 9, 2017, release date for the sequel to “World War Z.”

Variety reported a year ago that the studio had hired Steven Knight to write the sequel, which is co-financed by Skydance. J.A. Bayona (“The Impossible”) will direct the zombie tentpole with Brad Pitt returning in the starring role.

Plot details for the film, based on Max Brooks’ novel, have been kept under wraps. Pitt will produce the  tentpole alongside Jeremy Kleiner and Dede Gardner for Plan B.

“World War Z,” directed by Marc Forster, earned more than $540 million worldwide in 2013 and became the highest-grossing film of Pitt’s career.

The sequel is the second title dated for June 9, 2017. Fox has also set “Fantastic Four 2” for the same date.

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  1. joseph says:

    I think most logical second part should focus on india. There can be two plots :
    1) How it all started, the patient zero which according to that israeli guy is in India.

    2) Second plot could be, zombies make a comeback by overcoming there weakness of not going against sick people and then Brad Pitt goes on his investigative journey to india to find how all this started.
    I am not the writer but a country with 1.2 billion population when sickened by this disease will make a great, horrifying show.

  2. yfuentes says:

    I just watched the first part and I loved it.

  3. MeetingMogul says:

    It is great news about World War Z has releasing sequel in 2017, because i love that movie was remarkable. great story and character, i love acting of Brad Pitt superb.

  4. KWK says:

    Great. Now finally they may incorporate some of Max Brooks’ stunning set pieces from his fab novel that the first movie inexplicably left out.

    • Sue Smith says:

      I hated myself for waiting till this movie came out at the Redbox because I wasted a dollar. It was horrible compared to the book, and I do not have high hopes for the sequel.

  5. IT 2 IT says:

    CFR front op BRANGELINA pumping that take down agenda.

  6. Amna says:

    Finally. Was afraid this was never going to happen :)

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