In addition to producing, Brad Pitt has decided to star in Paramount's bigscreen adaptation of "World War Z," Max Brooks' post-apocalyptic tome about a worldwide infestation of flesh-eating zombies.
Paramount has set "Quantum of Solace" director Marc Forster to helm "World War Z," based on the Max Brooks bestselling novel about a worldwide infestation of flesh-eating zombies.
In a high-six-figure deal, Paramount Pictures acquired screen rights to the Max Brooks novel "World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War." Brad Pitt's Plan B will produce.
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